Business Groups in Argentina

Eduardo Fracchia, Luiz Mesquita, Juan Quiroga

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This article presents the origins and recent evolution of Argentine business groups. It provides a brief basic profile of these business groups in terms of size, ownership, governance, and structure. For that, this article reviews the origins and evolution of business groups, addressing in particular the way they have responded to recent transformations in the business environment. In short, this article is intended to offer research on an exploratory basis on the experience of business groups in emerging countries, in an attempt to enrich the understanding of their strategic decisions and behaviors. One interesting feature of this study is that it combines qualitative and quantitative data, collected both through in-depth interviews and from public information sources on Argentine business groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Business Groups
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191593994
ISBN (Print)9780199552863
StatePublished - Sep 2 2010


  • Argentine business groups
  • Business environment
  • Governance
  • Ownership
  • Structure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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