The Gender Composition of Boards of Property Trust IPOs in Australia from 1994 to 2004

Author/s: William Dimovski, Robert Brooks

Date Published: 1/01/2006

Published in: Volume 12 - 2006 Issue 2 (pages 200 - 210)


This study investigates the gender composition of the boards of directors of Australian property trust IPOs from 1994 to 2004. Like mining and industrial company IPOs, we find that property trust IPOs in Australia generally do not require female directors for the initial equity capital raising. We also find that larger IPOs during 1994 to 1999 tended to engage more women directors but that this relation was not significant in property trust IPOs from 2000 to 2004.

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