Feng Zhang

University of Utah - Department of Finance

Associate Professor of Finance

David Eccles School of Business

Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9303

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Mergers and Acquisitions: The Role of Gender

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,112 (23,364)
Citation 16

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bid premium, CEO and director gender, cumulative abnormal announcement period return, independent versus inside female directors, mergers and acquisitions

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Director Gender and Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 May 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 611 (53,478)
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director gender, bid initiation, bid premium, mergers and acquisitions, overconfidence, risk aversion

3.

Characteristic-Based Benchmark Returns and Corporate Events

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 12 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
Arizona State University, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 576 (57,568)
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abnormal returns after corporate events, predicted returns, firm characteristics

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Predictable Corporate Distributions and Stock Returns

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2014
Hendrik Bessembinder and Feng Zhang
Arizona State University and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 549 (61,158)
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stock dividends, stock splits, special dividends, dividend increases, predictability, return anomaly

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Firm Characteristics and Long-Run Stock Returns after Corporate Events

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2014
Hendrik Bessembinder and Feng Zhang
Arizona State University and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 485 (71,312)
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firm characteristics, long-run stock returns, BHARs, wealth relative, calendar time portfolio method, event study

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How Does an LBO Impact the Target's Industry?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
University of Washington, University of Oklahoma and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 456 (76,935)
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leverage buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, industry peers

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Liquidity Risk and Cross-Sectional Returns: Evidence from the Chinese Stock Markets

Finance Research Letters, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
Feng Zhang, Yao Tian and Tony S. Wirjanto
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Independent and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 424 (83,802)

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Liquidity risk, systematic risk factor

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus: Gender and Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Mar 2011
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 419 (84,966)
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Deal or No Deal: Hormones and the Mergers and Acquisitions Game

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 329 (111,904)
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mergers and acquisitions, male dominance seeking, CEO testosterone, bid initiation, bid withdrawal, tender offers

10.

Return Horizon and Mutual Fund Performance

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2021
Arizona State University, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 281 (132,268)
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Do Insiders Time Management Buyouts and Freezeouts to Buy Undervalued Targets?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
University of Washington, University of Oklahoma and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 259 (144,391)

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management buyouts, freezeout acquisitions, market timing, conflicts of interest

12.

Shareholder Rights, Managerial Incentives, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Feng Zhang
University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 221 (167,823)

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Antitakeover provisions, managerial incentives, firm value, compensation contract

13.

Vanishing Stock Dividends

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2020
Avner Kalay and Feng Zhang
Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 198 (186,013)

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stock dividends, investor learning, signaling

14.

The Role of High-Skilled Foreign Labor in Startup Performance: Evidence from Two Natural Experiments

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 06 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2021
Jun Chen, Shenje Hshieh and Feng Zhang
Renmin University of China - School of Business, City University of Hong Kong and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 190 (193,007)
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High-Skilled Foreign Labor, H-1B Visa, VC-Backed Companies, Innovation, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

15.

Information Precision and IPO Pricing

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2012
Feng Zhang
University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 157 (227,495)

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Information precision, IPOs, partial adjustment, price adjustment, share adjustment

16.

Long Run Stock Returns after Corporate Events Revisited

Critical Finance Review, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Dec 2017
Hendrik Bessembinder and Feng Zhang
Arizona State University and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 140 (249,822)
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Are Women More Likely to Seek Advice than Men? Evidence from the Boardroom

Journal of Risk and Financial Management, Vol. 8, pp. 127-149, 2015, DOI: 10.3390/jrfm8010127
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 132 (261,489)
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seeking advice; financial advisors; director gender; overconfidence; takeovers

18.

Measuring the Quality of Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Jan 2021
Atif Ellahie and Feng Zhang
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 127 (272,425)

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mergers and acquisitions, deal quality, long-run performance, goodwill impairment

19.

Private Equity Funds and Firm Products

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 15 May 2020
Wenhao Yang, Feng Zhang and Xiao Zhong
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business, Department of Finance, Students
Downloads 124 (275,696)
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private equity funds, new products, leveraged buyouts

20.

Risk Homeostasis and Corporate Acquisitions

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 91 (338,030)

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Mergers and Acquisitions, Return Correlation, Risk Dynamics, Risk Homeostasis

21.

Hiring High-Skilled Labor through Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
Jun Chen, Shenje Hshieh and Feng Zhang
Renmin University of China - School of Business, City University of Hong Kong and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 55 (448,135)

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Acquihiring, Skilled foreign labor, Synergies, H-1B visa, Mergers and acquisitions

22.

Non-random Survival and Long-Run Performance of IPO Firms

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 May 2021
Feng Zhang
University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 32 (546,160)

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firm survival, reverse survivorship bias, survivorship bias, initial public offering, long-run performance