Foreign acquisitions of Finnish medical technology companies: Their reasons and growth effects

Sirkku Kivisaari, Raimo Lovio

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Abstract

The article investigates the foreign acquisitions of Finnish medical technology companies from two perspectives. Why have so many companies in this industry been acquired by foreign owners? How have the companies developed under foreign ownership in terms of company growth and domestic employment? The group of companies studied includes all the largest companies in the industry in Finland.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMultinational Enterprises in the Finnish Innovation System
EditorsPekka Yli-Anttila
Place of PublicationHelsinki
Chapter6
Pages147-178
Publication statusPublished - 2004
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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    Kivisaari, S., & Lovio, R. (2004). Foreign acquisitions of Finnish medical technology companies: Their reasons and growth effects. In P. Yli-Anttila (Ed.), Multinational Enterprises in the Finnish Innovation System (pp. 147-178). https://www.etla.fi/wp-content/uploads/b208.pdf