Determinants of Capital Structure: Empirical Evidence from UK Companies
Bian, Xiaoxuan (2013) Determinants of Capital Structure: Empirical Evidence from UK Companies. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)
Capital structure of the company is regarded as one of the most controversial topic during the past 40 years, the influencing factors are complex and the impact of each determinant on firm value is not always obvious. The purpose of the dissertation is to examine the main determinants of capital structure in UK companies. The sample data is collected in FTSE 350 during 20 years from 1993 to 2012. A panel data regression for 237 non-financial companies from 10 industries was generated. The contribution of this paper is to provide a further insight into the capital structure within UK industries and discuss its influencing factors.
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