Thomas John Walker

Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

Professor

Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Do Privately Owned Enterprises in China Need Political Connections to Issue Corporate Bonds?

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2018
Denis Schweizer, Thomas John Walker and Aoran Zhang
Concordia University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and University of Nottingham
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Bank Loans, China, Corporate Bonds, Emerging Markets, Political Connections

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Does Disclosure Regulation Work? Evidence from International IPO Markets

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Charles Shi, Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Thomas John Walker
NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Disclosure Regulation, Mandatory Disclosure, Information Asymmetry, International IPO Underpricing

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The Effect of Capital Ratios on the Risk, Efficiency and Profitability of Banks: Evidence from OECD Countries

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Mohammad Bitar, Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Thomas John Walker
Nottingham University Business School, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Bank capital, Basel capital, risk, efficiency, profitability, principal component analysis, quantile regressions

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Do Political Connections Help Privately Owned Chinese Enterprises Go Global?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Denis Schweizer, Thomas John Walker and Aoran Zhang
Concordia University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and University of Nottingham
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China, Emerging Markets, Multinational Enterprise, Political Connections

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An International Look at the Lawsuit Avoidance Hypothesis of IPO Underpricing

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 19, No. 13, 2013
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Hui Ling Lin, Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Thomas John Walker
Concordia University California, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Initial public offerings, securities regulation, securities litigation

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Basel III and Bank Efficiency: Does One Solution Fit All? Evidence from Islamic and Conventional Banks

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 05 May 2015
Mohammad Bitar, Thomas John Walker and Kuntara Pukthuanthong
Nottingham University Business School, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and University of Missouri, Columbia
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Efficiency, Basel III, Capital, Liquidity, Conditional Quantile Regression

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Cross-Border Acquisitions by Chinese Enterprises: The Benefits and Disadvantages of Political Connections

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Denis Schweizer, Thomas John Walker and Aoran Zhang
Concordia University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and University of Nottingham
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China, Cross-Border M&As, Emerging Markets, Multinational Enterprises, Political Connections

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The Role of Aviation Laws and Legal Liability in Aviation Disasters: A Financial Market Perspective

International Review of Law and Economics, March 2014 Volume 37, Pages 51–65
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Fin-Consult, Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business and University of Missouri, Columbia
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Aviation Law, Information and Market Efficiency, Event Studies

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The Impact of Cash, Debt, and Insiders on Open Market Share Repurchases

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Concordia University, Quebec, University of Missouri, Columbia, Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Finance & Real Estate and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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share repurchases, insider trading, event studies

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On the Bond Market's Evaluation of Insider Stock Trading Activities - Evidence from Germany

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Andreas Oehler, Thomas John Walker and Stefan Wendt
Bamberg University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and School of Business, Reykjavik University
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Bond Pricing, Credit Risk, Insider Trading

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Does Family Ownership Create or Destroy Value: Evidence from Canada

International Journal of Managerial Finance, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, University of Missouri, Columbia, Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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family ownership, agency conflicts, firm performance

12.

Litigation Risk and Institutional Monitoring

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2016
University of Missouri, Columbia, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Finance & Real Estate, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and University of Western Ontario - DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies
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Shareholder Litigation, Corporate Governance, Institutional Investors

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On the Role of the Chief Risk Officer and the Risk Committee in Insuring Financial Institutions Against Litigation

Forthcoming, Managerial Finance
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2016
Arash Amoozegar, Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Thomas John Walker
Government of Canada - Export Development Canada, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Litigation, chief risk officer, corporate governance

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Underwriters and the Broken Chinese Wall: Institutional Holdings and Post-IPO Securities Litigation

Journal of Financial Research, Winter 2013 Volume 36, Issue 4, pages 543–578
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
University of St. Thomas, Brock University - Department of Finance, Operations and Information Systems (FOIS), University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Institutional Ownership, Analyst Earnings Forecasts, Securities Litigation, Initial Public Offerings

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Proximity and Litigation: Evidence from the Geographic Location of Institutional Investors

Journal of Financial Markets, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Mieszko Mazur, Galla Salganik-Shoshan, Thomas John Walker and Jun Wang
Catholic University of Lille - IESEG School of Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and University of Western Ontario - DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies
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Litigation, Institutional Investors, Geography, Monitoring, Corporate Governance

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Legal Opportunism, Litigation Risk, and IPO Underpricing

Journal of Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jul 2014
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Finance & Real Estate, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business
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Initial Public Offerings; Securities Regulation; Securities Litigation

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Conflict-Induced Forced CEO Turnovers and Firm Performance

Managerial Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Mar 2018
Kuntara Pukthuanthong, Saif Ullah, Thomas John Walker and Jing Zhang
University of Missouri, Columbia, Concordia University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business
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Strategic Direction, Strategy Formation, Forced CEO Turnovers, Firm Performance

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The Performance of Islamic vs. Conventional Banks: Evidence on the Suitability of the Basel Capital Ratios

Forthcoming Open Economic Review
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
Nottingham University Business School, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Bank Capital, Basel Capital, Profitability, Efficiency

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Credit Default Swaps and the Cost of Capital

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Harjeet Bhabra, Pascal Francois, Thomas John Walker and Chunrong Wang
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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Insider Trading in Rumored Takeover Targets

Forthcoming, European Financial Management
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Aug 2020
Concordia University, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Insider trading, takeover rumors, information asymmetry, takeover announcements, mergers and acquisitions

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Timely vs. Delayed CEO Turnover

Information Systematic Frontier 2017, 19(3), 469-479.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2017
Kuntara Pukthuanthong, Saif Ullah, Thomas John Walker and Xuan Wu
University of Missouri, Columbia, Concordia University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and Concordia University, Quebec, John Molson School of Business, Students
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Duality; Financial Wrongdoing; CEO Turnover; CEO Resignations

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False Hopes and Blind Beliefs: How Political Connections Affect China's Corporate Bond Market

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Jul 2019
Denis Schweizer, Thomas John Walker and Aoran Zhang
Concordia University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and University of Nottingham
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Bank Loans, China, Corporate Bonds, Emerging Markets, Political Connections

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Competition, Securitization, and Efficiency in US Banks

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Oct 2018
Antonio Bayeh, Mohammad Bitar, Radu Burlacu and Thomas John Walker
Université Catholique de Lyon - ESDES School of Business and Management, Nottingham University Business School, University of Grenoble 2 - ESA - CERAG and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Securitization; Competition; Bank Efficiency; Screening and Monitoring

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Political Systems and the Financial Soundness of Islamic Banks

Journal of Financial Stability, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Nov 2018
M. Kabir Hassan, Mohammad Bitar and Thomas John Walker
University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance, Nottingham University Business School and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Islamic banks, financial soundness, democracy, legal systems

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The Great Wall and Beyond: The Value of Implicit Government Guarantees for Corporate Bonds in Mainland China and its Northeast Regions

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jan 2019
Thomas John Walker, Xueying Zhang and Aoran Zhang
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, ShanDong University of Finance and Economics and University of Nottingham
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China, Corporate Bonds, Emerging Markets, Implicit Government Guarantees

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Efficiency in Islamic vs. Conventional Banking: The Role of Capital and Liquidity

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jul 2019
Mohammad Bitar, Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Thomas John Walker
Nottingham University Business School, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Islamic banking, Capital, Liquidity, Efficiency, Conditional quantile regressions

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Institutional Trading in Firms Rumored to be Takeover Targets

Number of pages: 76
Frederick James Davis, Hamed Khadivar and Thomas John Walker
Concordia University, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Institutional trading, Takeover rumors, Rumored targets, Takeover announcements, Mergers and acquisitions

Young Adults and Their Finances: An International Comparative Study on Applied Financial Literacy

Posted: 18 Dec 2017
Bamberg University, Independent, School of Business, Reykjavik University, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Management, Society and Communication and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

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Financial Literacy, Financial Education, Personal Finance, Young Adults

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The Effects of Cash, Debt, and Insiders on Open Market Share Repurchases

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 55-63, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Concordia University, Quebec, University of Missouri, Columbia, Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Recent Developments in the Aviation Insurance Industry

Risk Management and Insurance Review, 2009
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2009
York College CUNY, Ascend Worldwide, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

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Aviation Disasters, Aviation Insurance, Reinsurance

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Corporate Sustainability in Asset Pricing Models and Mutual Funds Performance Measurement

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 28, Issue 4, 2014
Posted: 27 Dec 2015
Thomas John Walker, Kerstin Lopatta and Thomas Kaspereit
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, University of Hamburg - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Social Sciences and Universite du Luxembourg

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Asset Pricing, Corporate Sustainability, Factor Models, Mutual Funds, Performance

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Effects of Election Results on Stock Price Performance: Evidence from 1980 to 2008

Managerial Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Andreas Oehler, Thomas John Walker and Stefan Wendt
Bamberg University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and School of Business, Reykjavik University

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Partisanship, Sector Performance, Political Economics, Presidential Elections

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Effects of Election Results on Stock Price Performance: Evidence from 1976 to 2008

Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Andreas Oehler, Thomas John Walker and Stefan Wendt
Bamberg University, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and School of Business, Reykjavik University

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partisanship, sector performance, political economics

Insider Stock Trading and the Bond Market

Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
Bamberg University, University of Missouri, Columbia, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and School of Business, Reykjavik University

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Bond Pricing, Credit Risk, Insider Trading

Insider Stock Trading and the Bond Market

The Journal of Fixed Income, Winter 2016, Vol. 25, No. 3: pp. 74-91
Posted: 01 Mar 2016
Bamberg University, University of Missouri, Columbia, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and School of Business, Reykjavik University

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Bond Pricing, Credit Risk, Insider Trading

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Are Investors Home Biased? Evidence from Germany

DIVERSIFICATION AND PORTFOLIA MANAGEMENT OF MUTUAL FUNDS, Gregoriou, G. N., ed., Palgrave MacMillan, Houndmills, pp. 57-77, 2007
Posted: 17 Aug 2010
Andreas Oehler, Marco Rummer, Thomas John Walker and Stefan Wendt
Bamberg University, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and Bamberg University

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Behavioral Finance, Home Bias, Herding

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Pre-IPO Insider Ownership and Underpricing: High-Tech Versus Low-Tech IPOs

Financial Decisions, 2009
Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Thomas John Walker
University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

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Initial Public Offerings, Insider Ownership

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Leverage, Pre-IPO Insider Ownership, and Underpricing: High-Tech versus Low-Tech IPOs

Management Decision, Vol. 46, No. 1, March 2008
Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Jaemin Kim, Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Thomas John Walker
Fowler College of Business, University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

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Pricing, Investments, Capital, Stock markets

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Venture Capital in China: A Culture Shock for Western Investors

Management Decision, Vol. 45, pp. 708-731, 2007
Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Thomas John Walker and Kuntara Pukthuanthong
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and University of Missouri, Columbia

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Venture capital, Economic policy, Entrepreneurialism, China

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How Employee Stock Options and Executive Equity Ownership Affect Long-Term IPO Stock Prices and Operating Performance

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, 2007
Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Kuntara Pukthuanthong, Richard Roll and Thomas John Walker
University of Missouri, Columbia, California Institute of Technology and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

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Initial public offerings, Stock options, Executive compensation

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On the Stock Market's Reaction to Major Railroad Accidents

Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 23-39, Spring 2006
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2009
Thomas John Walker, Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Sergey Barabanov
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, University of Missouri, Columbia and University of St. Thomas

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Railroad Accidents, Information and Market Efficiency, Event Studies

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Do IPOs in Countries Where Firms Have High Family Control Benefit from More Prestigious Underwriters

Multinational Business Review, Vol. 16, No. 2, Special Issue, 2009
Posted: 13 Jan 2009
Kuntara Pukthuanthong and Thomas John Walker
University of Missouri, Columbia and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

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Initial Public Offerings, Family

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Are IPO Auctions Celebrating a Comeback: U.S. Evidence

Venture Capital Journal, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 1-36, 2007
Posted: 13 Jan 2009
Kuntara Pukthuanthong, Nikhil P. Varaiya and Thomas John Walker
University of Missouri, Columbia, San Diego State University and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

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Initial public offerings, IPO auctions

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Informed Options Trading Prior to Takeover Rumors

Number of pages: 43
Frederick James Davis, Hamed Khadivar and Thomas John Walker
Concordia University, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance
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Options trading, Takeover rumors, Rumored targets, Takeover announcements, Mergers and acquisitions

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The effect of lead VC presence on the probability and outcome of merger-related litigation

Anup Basnet and Thomas John Walker
Concordia University and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance

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M&A offers, merger-related litigation, venture capitalists, takeover premium