Does Financial Performance Mediate the Relationship between Corporate Governance and Corporate Value? Evidence from Indonesian Banking Companies


The banking sector has the potential to progress and grow sustainably. This is reflected in the increase in the value of distributed funds and the value of commercial bank assets. However, this increase was not in line with the increase in company value. Therefore, companies must be able to optimize their resources to increase corporate value. This study aims to analyze and explain the factors that can affect corporate value. The variables used in this research are corporate governance as an independent variable, financial performance as a mediating variable, and corporate value as a dependent variable. The type of research used is explanatory research with a quantitative approach. The samples for this research were Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BBRI), Bank Mandiri (BMRI), Bank Negara Indonesia (BBNI), and Bank Tabungan Negara (BBTN). The data analysis was done using descriptive statistical analysis and partial least squares (PLS) analysis which is processed using SmartPLS software. The results of this research indicate that corporate governance has a negative and insignificant effect on corporate value. Furthermore, corporate governance variables also had a negative and insignificant effect on financial performance. Apart from that the results also show that the financial performance variable is not able to mediate the relationship between corporate governance and corporate value significantly. The practical implication of this research was to encourage banking management in Indonesia to implement good corporate governance as it can boost financial performance.

Keywords: banking, corporate governance, corporate value, financial performance

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