This paper describes recent changes in the relationship between firms and nation
(from Harvard Business School Working Paper 09-054 by Mihir A. Desai)
This paper takes a look at the market reality whereby it is becoming very difficult to pinpoint the nationality of a global firm that has its stock listed in a country, its headquarter in a second one and operations scattered accross the globe.
The paper also examines the case of Dual listed companies (DLC) and Cross-border listed companies.
Companies listed in the article:
- Celanese AG (Celanese Corporation)
- Warner-Chilcott plc
- Nestlé (Alcon AG, Alcon Inc.)
- News Corporation
- Stanley Works
- Reed Elsevier (Reed Elsevier PLC, Reed Elsevier NV)
- Royal Dutch Shell
- GE (Genpact)
- Lend Lease
- GKN Brambles