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Is one share/one vote optimal?

Denis Gromb

Is one share/one vote optimal?

by Denis Gromb

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Published by London School of Economics, Financial Markets Group in London .
Written in English


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StatementDenis Gromb.
SeriesFinancial Markets Group discussion paper series / London School of Economics, Financial Markets Group -- no.177, Financial Markets Group discussion paper (London School of Economics, Financial markets Group) -- no.177.
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Open LibraryOL13975375M

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The model has other implications for the ownership structure of a closely held corporation: A one-share-one-vote rule improves efficiency; the optimal ownership structure has either one dominant shareholder or several equal-sized shareholders; and finally, efficiency decreases with the number of .   In the absence of any explanation as to the meaning of this expression or any other reference point, it seems likely that the optimal way to deal with it is to judge or compare it against the basic norm of the “one share one vote” rule.

  Shared OneDrive Folder(s) between multiple users this is far from optimal/practical. Am I missing something? OneDrive works fine with all the machines that I am signed into, but how do folders get shared with other users? Thanks! Brian *We're both on W machines. This thread is locked. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but. Despite the title of Chapter 6, the real analysis of multiple investors in Hart’s book is set out in Chapter 8. Here the argument for one-share-one-vote contained in Grossman and Hart () and Harris and Raviv () is aptly exposited. As mentioned, the logic is related to the theory of firm boundaries presented in Part I: since cash flow.


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Is one share/one vote optimal? by Denis Gromb Download PDF EPUB FB2

The impact of separating cash flow and votes depends on the ownership structure. In widely held firms, one share - one vote is in general not optimal. Downloadable. The impact of separating cash flow and votes depends on the ownership structure. In widely held firms, one share - one vote is in general not optimal.

While it ensures an efficient outcome in bidding contests, dual-class shares mitigate the free-rider problem, thereby promoting takeovers. In the presence of a controlling shareholder, one share - one vote promotes value-increasing. Although they provide several different reasons why a firm might optimally deviate from a one share-one vote regime, we analyze the three that are also reflected in the IPO literature.

1 The first. Yes. I would like to receive Nasdaq communications related to Products, Industry News and Events. You can always change your preferences or unsubscribe and your contact information is covered by. The link between one-share one-vote and shareholder welfare is a critical one, since to the extent one-share one-vote can be an optimal economic arrangement in terms of best promoting shareholder value predetermines whether one-share one-vote can be a right policy instrument for EU intervention in the pursuit of shareholder democracy in the : Arman Khachaturyan, Joseph A.

McCahery. In this paper, we derive conditions under which the simple majority voting rule for electing controlling management and one share-one vote constitute a socially optimal corporate governance rule. These results are also consistent with theoretical conjectures that Is one share/one vote optimal?

book vote-one share” structure is optimal. See Grossman and Hart()and Harris and Raviv(). As shown by Grossman and Hart (), such optimal institutional arrangements include one-share-one-vote provisions.

This allows the optimal functioning of the takeover market. If, later on, the management extracts too many private benefits (e.g., through excessive empire building or leisure), the share price drops, and the company becomes a Author: Markus Berndt.

icant private benefits. However, deviations from one share-one vote may be optimal, if both parties have significant private benefits. To summarize, the book offers an excellent introduction to the theory of incomplete contracts.

Furthermore, it shows that a few fundamental ideas may be sufficient to explain a diversity of real world phenomena. The literature on deviations from one share-one vote seems to ignore that a difference between influence and investment, i.e., disproportionality, may exist without control enhancing mechanisms.

The second motive we examine for going public with dual class stock, the sale of control, is the one that has received the most attention in the theoretical literature on why it is optimal for firms to deviate from a one share-one vote by: Part of the Publications of the Society for Economics and Management at Humboldt-University Berlin book series (PSEMHUB) This article is reprinted with permission from the Journal of Political Economy,Vol.

6Cited by: Dilution Of Voting Right And The Market For Corporate Control Denis,Is One Share -One Vote Optimal?, Discussion Paper, MIT we argue the market for corporate control is best viewed Author: Sandipan Ray. It’s easy to say one share, one vote.

But when shareholder votes are issued and processed through intermediaries, broker-dealers and banks it can take a lot of work to be percent sure.

Think about it: There are multiple communication channels, multiple record-keeping systems and multiple participants — usually acting outside your. Institute (ECGI), ).

In particular one share-one vote principle has been debated intensively. A so-called breakthrough rule has for example been suggested to facilitate a more active market for corporate control in Europe.

This sparked an intense political and academic debate (e.g. Bebchuk and Hart, ). antithetical to the fair and fundamental principle of a one-share one-vote structure (Dow Jones News Service, Ap ). 3 While the one-share one-vote is the most common form of voting structure in practice, there is nothing fundamental about this practice that would suggest its optimality in all by:   The movement’s vigorous response to Snap’s hugely successful IPO was unsurprising.

The CII, since its founding inhas promoted a “one-share, one-vote” policy as one of its bedrock principles. But this policy of “shareholder democracy” should not be confused with political democracy, where each person gets one vote.

Book Reviews Hart, Oliver: Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure. Oxford Oxford Univer-sity Press. In his very stimulating book, Oliver Hart uses the methodology of incomplete contracts to develop a unified theory of the boundaries and financial structure of the firm as an economic institution.

Indeed, research also suggests that “one share, one vote” weighting is the optimal structure. Nevertheless, many prominent companies, especially in the tech sector — Google, Facebook, and Lyft among them — have embraced dual-class voting in their IPOs.

InvestorWords - The Most Comprehensive Investing Glossary on the Web. Over financial and investing definitions, with links between related terms. (Berle Jr ) and W.H.S. Stevens (Stevens ) addressing the one-share, one-vote con-troversy. Mr. Ripley’s condemnation of the structure received widespread attention and the public outcry let to the rst disapproval by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to an issue of non-voting common stock on Janu File Size: KB.Nevertheless, the efficiency loss of using any one-share–one-vote structure instead of the optimal structure goes to zero as the number of relevant shareholders increases.

Recall that any one-share–one-vote ownership distribution produces a winning coalition with more than 50% of the cash by: BOOK CHAPTERS. o “Arbitrage and Its Limits” with Dimitri Vayanos (LSE), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management () WORKING PAPERS. o “Is One Share - One Vote Optimal?” o “Renegotiation in Debt Contracts” o “Innovation and Dynamic Entry Deterrence” with David Sevy.