Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Corporate Raiding in post-Soviet Russia
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economic History.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3557-1298
2013 (English)In: Baltic Worlds, ISSN 2000-2955, Vol. 6, no 2, 4-8 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

Hostile takeovers and company captures have been an everyday reality in the post-Soviet Russian economy. This phenomenon is called “reiderstvo” in Russian, a term which is derived from the English word "raiding”. The article introduces the reader into the subject, identifies the main historical phases of "reiderstvo" during the 1990s and 2000s, provides description of a typical raiding attack and connects the "reiderstvo" phenomenon to activities of informal networks in the Russian business and state apparatus.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Huddinge, 2013. Vol. 6, no 2, 4-8 p.
Keyword [en]
hostile takeovers, company captures, property rights, Russian economy, informal networks, informal practices
National Category
Economics and Business
Research subject
Economic History
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-123196OAI: diva2:872198
Available from: 2015-11-18 Created: 2015-11-18 Last updated: 2015-12-01Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

Ilja Viktorov. Corporate raiding in post-Soviet Russia(187 kB)18 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 187 kBChecksum SHA-512
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Viktorov, Ilja
By organisation
Department of Economic History
In the same journal
Baltic Worlds
Economics and Business

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 18 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 89 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link