When Shareholders choose not to Maximize Value: The Union Bank of Switzerland's 1994 Proxy Fight

Loderer, Claudio; Zgraggen, Pius (1999). When Shareholders choose not to Maximize Value: The Union Bank of Switzerland's 1994 Proxy Fight. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 12(3), pp. 91-102. Wiley-Blackwell

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The staid Union Bank of Switzerland, in a very close vote, won the support of its shareholders in its battle against an attempt by dissidents to guide the way the nation's biggest bank is run. The special shareholder vote, held in a packed Zurich sports hall, was one of the most keenly awaited events in recent Swiss financial histroy. The Wall Street Journal, November 23, 1994

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

03 Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences > Department of Business Management > Institute of Financial Management

UniBE Contributor:

Loderer, Claudio

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 330 Economics

ISSN:

1745-6622

Publisher:

Wiley-Blackwell

Language:

English

Submitter:

Karin Dolder

Date Deposited:

09 Dec 2013 16:19

Last Modified:

10 Aug 2015 10:02

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.39511

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/39511

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