What is it about?

A great part of the studies from this field discusses the same object: the impact of the adoption of corporate governance mechanisms on selected efficiency indicators or on the value of the companies’ actions. This investigation, on the other hand, targeted a differentiated approach so that its contribution would lie in the investigation under the influence of the regulation on the legal attributions and the performance of the investors how many conflicts between the other shareholder/regulatory body, as the control measures import by the regulatory agent the concessionaires of the Brazilian highways and transportation sector.

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Why is it important?

The identification of the presence of foreign investors as a determinant for: better performance of companies in Brazilian regulated sector in terms of market valuation; better mitigation of requirements with the regulatory framework for the agencies that regulate the concession sector, targeting a reduction in the asymmetry of information and transparency among all stakeholders.


When investigating the perspective of the dimensions of the property structure of the companies, this study targeted the understanding of the relationship between the presence of foreign investors and the market value of the companies. Indicators of what has been called corporate governance mechanism were evaluated, represented by foreign ownership, independent members of the board of directors and the rules and regulatory framework of the road concession sector.

MSc. Ruan Carlos dos Santos

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This page is a summary of: Foreign investors? The effects of the property structure and legal system as mechanisms of corporate governance in Brazilian regulated companies, Corporate Governance, October 2019, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/cg-02-2019-0072.
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