Agency costs, Capital Structure and Ownership
The dataset contains data for 109 russian public companies for the period 2016-2020. Data includes such financial indicators as financial leverage ratios (total debt-to-capital ratio, total debt-to-equity ratio, total debt-to-total assets ratio), asset turnover, % share of SGA, CAPEX and FCF in revenue, dividend payout ratio, return on assets, Market Cap-to-Book Value ratio and sales growth (calculated as the natural logarithm of changes in revenue). The dataset also contains quantitative information about the corporate governance: % shares held by management, government, institutional and foreign investors as well as characteristics of the Board of Directors: Board size, % of independent and non-executive directors, CEO duality, collegial/sole management and some other dummy variables. Sources of information provided include Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters Eikon, companies' annual reports and other open sources. Data from this dataset can be used to analyze the problem of agency conflicts and its dependencies with the capital and ownership structures of firms.