Pascal Francois

HEC Montreal - Department of Finance

Full Professor

3000 Chemin de la Cote-Sainte-Catherine

Montreal, Quebec H3T 2A7

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Capital Structure and Asset Prices: Some Effects of Bankruptcy Procedures

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2001
Erwan Morellec and Pascal Francois
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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Credit Derivatives with Multiple Debt Issues

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Nov 2001
Georges Hübner and Pascal Francois
HEC Liège and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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credit derivatives, credit risk, structural model

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Detecting Regime Shifts in Credit Spreads

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
Olfa Maalaoui Chun, Georges Dionne and Pascal Francois
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) - Graduate School of Finance, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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Credit spread regimes, level regimes, volatility regimes, credit cycle, economic cycle, monetary effect, credit supply effect

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The Agency Structure of Loan Syndicates

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 May 2005
Franck Missonier-Piera and Pascal Francois
University of Geneva - Graduate School of Business (HEC-Geneva) and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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banking, loan syndication, specialization, monitoring

The Agency Structure of Loan Syndicates

Financial Review, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 227-245, May 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2007
Franck Missonier-Piera and Pascal Francois
University of Geneva - Graduate School of Business (HEC-Geneva) and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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The Agency Structure of Loan Syndicates

Financial Review, Vol. 42, No. 2, May 2007
Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Franck Missonier-Piera and Pascal Francois
University of Geneva - Graduate School of Business (HEC-Geneva) and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance

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Loan syndication, Monitoring, Bank specialization, Coagents

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Credit Spread Changes within Switching Regimes

Paris December 2009 Finance International Meeting AFFI - EUROFIDAI
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
Olfa Maalaoui Chun, Georges Dionne and Pascal Francois
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) - Graduate School of Finance, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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Credit spread, Markov switching regimes, market risk, liquidity risk, default risk, credit cycle, NBER economic cycle.

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Classical Portfolio Performance Measures: A Primer

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Pascal Francois and Georges Hübner
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and HEC Liège
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Portfolio Performance, Sharpe Ratio, Jensen's alpha, Treynor Ratio, Information Ratio, Peer Group Comparison

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Convertible Debt and Shareholder Incentives

Journal of Corporate Finance, (24) 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2018
HEC Montreal, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, HEC Montréal and UNSW Business School
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Convertible bonds, Risk-shifting, Asset substitution, Agency conflict, Financial distress, Asset volatility, Contingent claims

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A Dynamic Model of Risk-Shifting Incentives with Convertible Debt

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2009
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, HEC Liège and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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Convertible debt, Risk shifting, Non-cooperative game

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Pricing Installment Options with an Application to Asx Installment Warrants

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jan 2003
Hatem Ben Ameur, Michèle Breton and Pascal Francois
HEC Montreal - Department of Management Sciences, HEC Montreal - Department of Management Sciences and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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Option Pricing, Exotic Options, Dynamic Programming, Installment Options

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Optimal Hedging When the Underlying Asset Follows a Regime-Switching Markov Process

25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2012
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2012
Pascal Francois, Geneviève Gauthier and Frédéric Godin
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, HEC Montreal - Department of Decision Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Mathematics & Statistics
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Dynamic programming, hedging, risk management, regime switching

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A Structural Balance Sheet Model of Sovereign Credit Risk

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Pascal Francois, Georges Hübner and Jean-Roch Sibille
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, HEC Liège and Riskdynamcis
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Sovereign Credit Spread, Balance Sheet, Recovery Rate, Contingent Claims Analysis, Contagion Effects

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Currency Total Return Swaps: Valuation and Risk Factor Analysis

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Romain Cuchet, Pascal Francois and Georges Hübner
Barclays Corporate Banking, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and HEC Liège
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Credit derivative, credit risk, currency risk

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A Portfolio Approach to Venture Capital Financing

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Pascal Francois and Georges Hübner
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and HEC Liège
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Venture capital, portfolio theory, financial contracting, entrepreneur's risk aversion, cost of capital

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Credit Value Adjustment with Market-Implied Recovery

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Pascal Francois and Wei Yu Jiang
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and McGill University, Students
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CVA, Implied recovery, Credit risk, OTC derivatives

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How to Select a Portfolio Performance Measure?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Sep 2020
Pascal Francois and Georges Hübner
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and HEC Liège
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Portfolio Performance, Sharpe Ratio, Jensen's alpha, Treynor Ratio, Information Ratio, Peer Group Comparison

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Heterogeneous Beliefs and the Choice between Private Restructuring and Formal Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
Pascal Francois and Alon Raviv
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration
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formal procedure, informal process, heterogeneous beliefs, judicial discretion, bankruptcy, liquidation

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Comoment Risk in Corporate Bond Yields and Returns

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 09 May 2018
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, HEC-Management School of the University of Liège, HEC Liège and National Bank of Belgium
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Credit risk, Bond returns, Comoment risk

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Credit Default Swaps and the Cost of Capital

Proceedings of Paris December 2020 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Saint Mary's University, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and Concordia University
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Credit Default Swaps, Weighted Average Cost of Capital, Empty Creditors, Capital Structure, Public debt, Bank debt

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Could Chapter 11 Redeem Itself? Wealth and Welfare Effects of the Redemption Option

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2019
Amira Annabi, Michèle Breton and Pascal Francois
Manhattan College, HEC Montreal - Department of Management Sciences and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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Chapter 11, bankruptcy, APR violation, recovery, game theory, dynamic programming

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Smile-Implied Hedging with Volatility Risk

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Pascal Francois and Lars Stentoft
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario
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Options, Hedging, Volatility smile, Stochastic implied volatility

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Minimum Variance Immunization

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Pascal Francois and Franck Moraux
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and Université de Rennes I and CREM
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Immunization, Mean-variance, Duration, Risk management

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How Will the TCJA (2017) Cap on Interest Expense Change the Tax Benefits of Debt?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
Karan Bhanot, Pascal Francois and Palani-Rajan Kadapakkam
University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Tax Benefits

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Game Theoretic Analysis of Negotiations under Bankruptcy

European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 221, Issue 3, 16 September 2012, Pages 603-613.
Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2019
Amira Annabi, Michèle Breton and Pascal Francois
Manhattan College, HEC Montreal - Department of Management Sciences and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance

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bankruptcy procedure, game theory, dynamic programming

Resolution of Financial Distress Under Chapter 11

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 36, No. 12, 2012
Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2019
Amira Annabi, Michèle Breton and Pascal Francois
Manhattan College, HEC Montreal - Department of Management Sciences and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance

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Credit risk, Chapter 11, game theory, dynamic programming

Resolution of Financial Distress Under Chapter 11

29th International Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) 2012
Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Amira Annabi, Michèle Breton and Pascal Francois
Manhattan College, HEC Montreal - Department of Management Sciences and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance

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Credit risk, Chapter 11, Game theory, Dynamic programming