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Board structure and firm value of companies listed on the Singapore Exchange

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posted on 13.05.2020 by John KOH

Using a unique dataset consisting of firms listed on the Singapore Exchange, I show that there is a positive relation between firm value and board size. Consistent with previous literature on board structure, firm value decreases as the proportion of insiders on the board increases. Firm size, age and ownership structure are crucial factors determining the size and composition of boards.

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Document type

Master thesis

Degree awarded

MSc in Finance

Year degree awarded

2012

Supervisor(s)

Goh, Jeremy

SMU School

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

No. of pages

57

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