PATRICIA AJENG PEBRIKASARI
STIE YKPN Yogyakarta
Divestiture and alliance transactions as strategic-oriented transactions to increase company`s value. The objective of this study is to test empirically the implication of divestiture and alliance transactions announcement shown in the abnormal returns of company who doing that transactions. Particularly, this study test the implication of the divestiture and alliance transactions characteristic and company`s characteristic who doing that transactions reflected by cumulative abnormal returns during event windows. This study uses divestiture and alliance transactions sample in Bursa Efek Jakarta (BEJ) during period 1991-2004.
Generally, the result in this study shown that divestiture and alliance transactions in BEJ give the stockholder`s wealth who doing that activities. Particularly, the market reaction significantly occur in event date, in other words Indonesian`s stock market informationally efficient. The transaction value, one of three variables used as divestiture and alliance transactions characteristic, significantly influence the cumulative abnormal return whereas the others do not. The company`s characteristic who doing divestiture and alliance transactions (company`s size and age) as control variables, do not significantly influence the cumulative abnormal return.
Keyword : divestiture, alliance, abnormal return