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.
|Title of host publication||Multinational Enterprises in the Finnish Innovation System|
|Place of Publication||Helsinki|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
|MoE publication type||D2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material|
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