dc.contributor.authorSim, Wilson Paul Liang.en_US
dc.contributor.authorChye, Hui Ching.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study attempts to investigate the relationship between ownership structure and firm performance in a Singapore context. Based on previous research, we hypothesize that through the use of managerial and institutional ownership, managers' interest can be effectively aligned with those of shareholders and agency costs can be reduced, thus improving firm performance.The empirical results support the use of institutional shareholdings as an effective tool for improving firm performance but not managerial shareholdings. This study controls for the effects of firmsize, debt-equity ratio, corporate governance, business risk and investment opportunities, with six control variables being used. However, only firm size is significant.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.titleOwnership structure and firm performance : an agency perspective in a Singapore context.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorMahmud Hossainen_US
dc.contributor.schoolCollege of Business (Nanyang Business School)en_US

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