What is it about?
This study contributes to firm leverage decisions by estimating the mean reversion towards target which is absent specifically in Malaysia context. Critically, the results of this study pave the way for a more advanced and mixed method approach to firm leverage decision in Malaysia
Why is it important?
The dynamic panel results show that Malaysian public listed companies adjust debt and the speed of adjustment is approximately 21% to 26% per annum (System Generalized Method of Moments). This indicates that Malaysian public listed firms adjust their leverage and change their financing following temporary deviations from target in order to return leverage towards its optimum
The following have contributed to this page: Dr. Ting Irene Wei Kiong