William L. Megginson

University of Oklahoma

Professor & Rainbolt Chair in Finance

307 W Brooks, 205A Adams Hall

Norman, OK 73019

United States

http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/M/William.L.Megginson-

College of Industrial Management

Saudi Aramco Chair Professor in Finance

Dhahran, 31261

Saudi Arabia

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Scholarly Papers (76)

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From State to Market: A Survey of Empirical Studies on Privatization

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 2001
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Jeffry M. Netter and William L. Megginson
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Oklahoma
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Privatization, Transitional Economics, Equity Offering, International Finance, Corporate Governance, State Owned Enterprises, Public Ownership, Performance

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The Sovereign Wealth Fund Discount: Evidence from Public Equity Investments

Baffi Center Research Paper No. 2013-140, FEEM Working Paper No. 22.2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Bernardo Bortolotti, Veljko Fotak and William L. Megginson
Bocconi University, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 4,717 (1,195)
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Sovereign wealth funds, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

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Determinants of Performance Improvements in Privatized Firms: The Role of Restructuring and Corporate Governance

AFA 2001 New Orleans
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Oct 2000
Juliet D'Souza, Robert C. Nash and William L. Megginson
Clayton State University - Department of Finance & Economics, Wake Forest University and University of Oklahoma
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An Empirical Analysis of Limited Recourse Project Finance

University of Oklahoma, Michel F. Price College of Business Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Sep 2001
Stefanie Kleimeier and William L. Megginson
Maastricht University - Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma
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project finance, limited recourse

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Corporate Governance in India

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Rajesh Chakrabarti, Pradeep K. Yadav and William L. Megginson
OP Jindal Global University, University of Oklahoma Price College of Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 2,650 (3,497)
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Corporate Governance, International Financial Markets, Government Policy and Regulation

Corporate Governance in India

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 59-72, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Rajesh Chakrabarti, William L. Megginson and Pradeep K. Yadav
OP Jindal Global University, University of Oklahoma and University of Oklahoma Price College of Business
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Sources of Performance Improvements in Privatized Firms: A Clinical Study of the Global Telecommunications Industry

University of Oklahoma Department of Finance Working Paper, FEEM Working Paper No. 26.2001
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Mar 2001
Bocconi University, Clayton State University - Department of Finance & Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) and University of Oklahoma
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Privatisation, regulation, corporate governance, telecommunications

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Creditor Rights, Enforcement, and Debt Ownership Structure: Evidence from the Global Syndicated Loan Market

Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Benjamin Esty and William L. Megginson
Harvard Business School and University of Oklahoma
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creditor rights, international corporate governance, bank lending, project finance, syndication

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Legal Risk as a Determinant of Syndicate Structure in the Project Finance Loan Market

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 02-067
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Mar 2001
Benjamin Esty and William L. Megginson
Harvard Business School and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 1,938 (5,667)
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Changes in Corporate Focus, Ownership Structure, and Long-Run Merger Returns

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Angela Morgan, Lance A. Nail and William L. Megginson
Clemson University - Department of Finance, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Finance, Economics, and Quantitative Methods and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 1,747 (6,840)
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The Determinants of Positive Long-Term Performance in Strategic Mergers: Corporate Focus and Cash

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 2002
Angela Morgan, Lance A. Nail and William L. Megginson
Clemson University - Department of Finance, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Finance, Economics, and Quantitative Methods and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 1,497 (8,609)
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Corporate focus, Corporate diversification, Mergers, Acquisitions, Post-merger performance

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Dividend Policy in the European Union

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Mar 2007
J. Henk von Eije and William L. Megginson
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 832 (22,995)
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Payout policy, economic integration, international financial markets, corporation and securities law

Dividend Policy in the European Union

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Mar 2006
J. Henk von Eije and William L. Megginson
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Oklahoma
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Payout policy, economic integration, international financial markets, corporation and securities law

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Towards a Global Model of Venture Capital?

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 16, No 1, Winter 2004
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Nov 2002
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma
Downloads 1,410 (9,543)
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venture capital

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The Effects of Changes in Corporate Governance and Restructurings on Operating Performance: Evidence from Privatizations

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 May 2006
Juliet D'Souza, Robert C. Nash and William L. Megginson
Clayton State University - Department of Finance & Economics, Wake Forest University and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 1,226 (9,800)

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International financial markets, performance, privatization

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Extreme Underpricing: Determinants of Chinese Ipo Initial Returns

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Lihui Tian and William L. Megginson
Nankai University and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 1,122 (12,314)
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IPO Underpricing, Regulation, Investment Risks, Privatizations, Corporate Governance

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Privatization and the Rise of Global Capital Markets

FEEM Working Paper No. 53.2000
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Aug 2000
Maria K. Boutchkova and William L. Megginson
University of Leicester and University of Oklahoma
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The Economics of Bank Privatization

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Feb 2004
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma
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Bank, privatization, state owned, ownership

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Dividends and Share Repurchases in the European Union

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Dec 2007
J. Henk von Eije and William L. Megginson
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 913 (16,329)
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Payout policy, international financial markets, economic integration

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FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment

FDI PERSPECTIVES: ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT, K. Sauvant, L. Sachs, K. Davies, R. Zandvliet, eds., Vale Columbia Center, 2011
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University - Columbia Center on Substainable Investment, Columbia University, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden Law School, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Duke University, Political Science, University of Michigan Law School, Autonomous University of Madrid, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, East-West Center, Drylands Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Berlin School of Economics and Law, University of St. Gallen - Law Department, Melbourne Law School, Investment Division, OECD, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, University of Oklahoma, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Heenan Blaikie LLP, McGill University - Faculty of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Boston University, University College London, American University - Washington College of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Washburn University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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International investment treaties and arbitration, national investment policies, emerging market investors

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Arranger Certification in Project Finance

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2008
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Maastricht University - Department of Finance, University of Oklahoma and Interbanca S.P.A. - ABN AMRO Group
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International corporate governance, bank lending, project finance, syndication

Arranger Certification in Project Finance

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2008
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Maastricht University - Department of Finance, University of Oklahoma and Interbanca S.P.A. - ABN AMRO Group
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international corporate governance, bank lending, project finance, syndication

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Effect of Institutional and Firm-Specific Characteristics on Post-Privatization Performance: Evidence from Developed Countries

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Juliet D'Souza, William L. Megginson and Robert C. Nash
Clayton State University - Department of Finance & Economics, University of Oklahoma and Wake Forest University
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Privatization, corporate governance

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The Value of Investment Banking Relationships: Evidence from the Collapse of Lehman Brothers

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 04 May 2011
Chitru S. Fernando, Anthony D. May and William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, Wichita State University - W. Frank Barton School of Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 736 (24,769)
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Firm-underwriter relationship, public security offerings, investment banking

Employee Ownership, Board Representation, and Corporate Financial Policies

21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
William L. Megginson, Edith Ginglinger and Timothée Waxin
University of Oklahoma, Université Paris Dauphine and Fédération Bancaire Française
Downloads 416 (57,828)
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Employee Ownership, Payout Policy, Privatization, Corporate Boards

Employee Ownership, Board Representation, and Corporate Financial Policies

Journal of Corporate Finance, 2011, 17, 868-887
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
Edith Ginglinger, William L. Megginson and Timothée Waxin
Université Paris Dauphine, University of Oklahoma and Fédération Bancaire Française
Downloads 274 (93,966)
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Employee Ownership, Payout Policy, Privatization, Corporate Boards

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The Choice of Private versus Public Capital Markets: Evidence from Privatizations

EFMA 2002 London Meetings; University of Oklahoma, Michael F. Price College of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Nov 2001
Wake Forest University, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance, University of Oklahoma and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
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One Half-Billion Shareholders and Counting-Determinants of Individual Share Ownership Around the World

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2009
Paul A. Grout, William L. Megginson and Anna Zalewska
University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), University of Oklahoma and University of Bath - Centre for Governance and Regulation; School of Management
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Government policy and regulation, Capital and ownership structure, Property rights, Legal origin, International finance, Emerging markets

One Half-Billion Shareholders and Counting - Determinants of Individual Share Ownership Around the World

22nd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Paul A. Grout, William L. Megginson and Anna Zalewska
University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), University of Oklahoma and University of Bath - Centre for Governance and Regulation; School of Management
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government policy and regulation, capital and ownership structure, property rights

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Privatization and Finance

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jan 2010
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma
Downloads 569 (38,847)
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Cross-listing, Privatization, ADR

Privatization and Finance

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 2, pp. 145-174, 2010
Posted: 12 Nov 2010
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma

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Rise of the Fiduciary State: A Survey of Sovereign Wealth Fund Research

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 05 May 2014
William L. Megginson and Veljko Fotak
University of Oklahoma and State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo
Downloads 563 (39,386)

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Sovereign wealth funds, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

Rise of the Fiduciary State: A Survey of Sovereign Wealth Fund Research

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 733-778, 2015
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
William L. Megginson and Veljko Fotak
University of Oklahoma and State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo
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Government policy and regulation, International financial markets, Sovereign wealth funds

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The Rise of Accelerated Seasoned Equity Underwritings

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Mar 2006
Bernardo Bortolotti, Scott Smart and William L. Megginson
Bocconi University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 318 (79,371)
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Investment banking, government policy and regulation, financial policy

The Rise of Accelerated Seasoned Equity Underwritings

FEEM Working Paper No. 5.2007, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Jan 2007
Bernardo Bortolotti, William L. Megginson and Scott Smart
Bocconi University, University of Oklahoma and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 222 (116,766)
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Equity offerings, underwriting, investment banking

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Do Privatization IPO Firms Outperform in the Long-Run?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Feb 2005
Seung-Doo Choi Sr., Inmoo Lee and William L. Megginson
Dongeui University - School of Business, KAIST College of Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 459 (47,547)
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Privatization, IPO, CAR, BHAR, Matched firm

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IPOs and Other Nontraditional Fund-Raising Methods of Private Equity Firms

PRIVATE EQUITY: FUND TYPES, RISKS AND RETURNS, AND REGULATION, pp. 31-51, D. Cumming, ed., Wiley Kolb Series in Finance, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 04 May 2010
Sridhar Gogineni and William L. Megginson
University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 420 (48,881)

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IPO, Private Equity, Sovereign Wealth Funds

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Government Ownership and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from Government Investments in Publicly Traded Firms

Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2012-112
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2013
Ginka Borisova, Veljko Fotak, Kateryna V. Holland and William L. Megginson
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, Purdue University - Division of Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 414 (58,714)
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Privatization, Government Ownership, Bonds, Cost of Debt

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Signal Power of Technological and Financial Variables in Venture Capital

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Kangmao Wang, Weenian Chua and William L. Megginson
Zhejiang University - School of Business Administration, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 403 (59,077)
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Venture capital, signaling

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State Ownership, Soft-Budget Constraint and Cash Holdings: Evidence from China’s Privatized Firms

23rd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2010 Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
William L. Megginson and Zuobao Wei
University of Oklahoma and University of Texas at El Paso
Downloads 384 (58,252)

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Privatization, State Ownership, Soft Budget Constraint, Cash Holdings, China

Does Government Ownership Affect the Cost of Debt? Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2011
Ginka Borisova and William L. Megginson
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 371 (66,317)
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Privatization, Government Ownership, Bonds, Cost of Debt

Does Government Ownership Affect the Cost of Debt? Evidence from Privatization

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 24, pp. 2693-2737, 2011
Posted: 08 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2011
Ginka Borisova and William L. Megginson
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma

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Government Ownership, Privatization, Cost of Debt, Bonds

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Do Privatization IPOs Outperform in the Long-Run?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2008
Seung-Doo Choi Sr., Inmoo Lee and William L. Megginson
Dongeui University - School of Business, KAIST College of Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 266 (91,150)
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Privatization, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

Flexibility of Dividend Policies and Shareholders' Returns in the European Union

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
J. Henk von Eije and William L. Megginson
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 249 (103,935)

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payout flexibility, shareholder returns, cash dividends, repurchases, European Union

Flexibility of Dividend Policies and Shareholders' Returns in the European Union

Posted: 19 Mar 2009
J. Henk von Eije and William L. Megginson
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Oklahoma

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Dividend policy, flexibility, abnormal returns, European Union

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The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Definition, Organization, and Governance

Baffi Center Research Paper No. 2014-163
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Dec 2014
Bernardo Bortolotti, Veljko Fotak and William L. Megginson
Bocconi University, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and University of Oklahoma
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Sovereign wealth funds, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

Prestige without Purpose? Reputation, Differentiation, and Pricing in U.S. Equity Underwriting

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 32, 2015
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Central Florida - Department of Finance, Wichita State University - W. Frank Barton School of Business and University of Oklahoma
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Equity underwriting; underwriter reputation; vertical differentiation; underwriting spreads; investment banking; firm-underwriter matching; underwriting syndicates; analyst coverage

Prestige Without Purpose? Reputation, Differentiation, and Pricing in U.S. Equity Underwriting

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Central Florida - Department of Finance, Wichita State University - W. Frank Barton School of Business and University of Oklahoma
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Equity underwriting; underwriter reputation; vertical differentiation; underwriting spreads; investment banking; firm-underwriter matching; underwriting syndicates; analyst coverage

Employment Protection Laws and Privatization

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jan 2011
Krishnamurthy Subramanian and William L. Megginson
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and University of Oklahoma
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Employment protection, labor laws, privatization

Employment Protection Laws and Privatization

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Mar 2012
Krishnamurthy Subramanian and William L. Megginson
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and University of Oklahoma
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Employment protection, labor laws, privatization

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The Evolution of Equity Financing: A Comparison of Dual-Class and Single-Class SEOs

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jan 2008
Scott Smart, Chad J. Zutter and William L. Megginson
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Oklahoma
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Seasoned equity offerings (SEOs), Announcement Effects, Dual class, Reduced monitoring, Governance

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Privatization Trends and Major Deals in 2010

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jul 2011
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma
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Privatization, Government Ownership

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Are Investment Banks Special Too? Evidence on Relationship-Specific Capital in Investment Bank Services

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2012
Chitru S. Fernando, Anthony D. May and William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, Wichita State University - W. Frank Barton School of Business and University of Oklahoma
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Firm-investment bank relationship, bank specialness, investment bank services, public security offerings

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A Comparative Analysis of Ex Ante Credit Spreads: Structured Finance versus Straight Debt Finance

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2017
João Pinto, Manuel O. Marques and William L. Megginson
Catholic University of Portugal - Porto, Católica Porto Business School, Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Economia (FEP) and University of Oklahoma
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Debt pricing; structured finance; project finance; corporate bonds; financial crisis; term structure

An Empirical Analysis of Cross-Listing Decisions in Share-Issue Privatizations: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Robert C. Nash, Juliet D'Souza and William L. Megginson
Wake Forest University, Georgia Gwinnett College and University of Oklahoma
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Cross-listing, Privatization, ADR

An Empirical Analysis of Cross-Listing Decisions in Share-Issue Privatizations: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Juliet D'Souza, William L. Megginson and Robert C. Nash
Georgia Gwinnett College, University of Oklahoma and Wake Forest University
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Cross-listing, Privatization, ADR

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A BIT of Investor Protection: How Bilateral Investment Treaties Impact the Terms of Syndicated Loans

29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2016
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Veljko Fotak, Haekwon Lee and William L. Megginson
State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo and University of Oklahoma
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Property rights, political risk, government expropriation, syndicated loans

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Privatization Trends and Major Deals of 2011 and 1H2012

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Aug 2012
William L. Megginson and Bernardo Bortolotti
University of Oklahoma and Bocconi University
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privatization, government ownership

Do Share Issue Privatizations Really Improve Firm Performance in China?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2015
Bo Li, William L. Megginson, Zhe Shen and Qian Sun
Shantou University, University of Oklahoma, Xiamen University - School of Management and Fudan University
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Privatization, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

Why Don’t Share Issue Privatizations Improve Profitability in China?

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2017 Conference
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jan 2017
Bo Li, William L. Megginson, Zhe Shen and Qian Sun
Shantou University, University of Oklahoma, Xiamen University - School of Management and Fudan University
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Privatization, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

Do Share Issue Privatizations Really Improve Firm Performance in China?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Bo Li, William L. Megginson, Zhe Shen and Qian Sun
Shantou University, University of Oklahoma, Xiamen University - School of Management and Fudan University
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Privatization, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

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Privatization Trends and Major Deals in 2012 and 1H2013

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma
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Privatization, Government Ownership

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Privatization Trends and Major Deals in 2010 and 1H2011

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Aug 2012
William L. Megginson and Bernardo Bortolotti
University of Oklahoma and Bocconi University
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privatization, government ownership

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Political Economy of Privatized Economy

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Mar 2010
William L. Megginson and Seung-Doo Choi Sr.
University of Oklahoma and Dongeui University - School of Business
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privatization, operating performance, external governance, deregulation

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State Ownership, Soft-Budget Constraints, and Cash Holdings: Evidence from China's Privatized Firms

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 48, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
William L. Megginson, Barkat Ullah and Zuobao Wei
University of Oklahoma, Morgan State University and University of Texas at El Paso
Downloads 56 (261,413)

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Privatization, State ownership, Soft-budget constraints, Cash holdings, China

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Why Do Privatized Firms Pay Higher Dividends?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
University of Liverpool - Management School (ULMS), Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Department of Economics, University of Oklahoma and University College Dublin
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Dividends, dividend tax penalty, pay-out policy, privatization, agency costs

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Do Governments Time Their Stock Issues?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Mar 2010
Seung-Doo Choi Sr. and William L. Megginson
Dongeui University - School of Business and University of Oklahoma
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underpricing, signaling, market-feedback, seasoned equity offering, market timing

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Privatisation in Developing Countries

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 234-265, July 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Natalie L. Sutter and William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma - Division of Finance and University of Oklahoma
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The Financial and Economic Lessons of Italy's Privatization Program

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 56-65, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Dario Scannapieco and William L. Megginson
Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy and University of Oklahoma
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Privatization Trends and Major Deals in 2009

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Aug 2012
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma
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privatization, government ownership

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Growth and Growth Obstacles in Transition Economies: Privatized Versus De Novo Private Firms

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 May 2015
Juliet D'Souza, William L. Megginson, Barkat Ullah and Zuobao Wei
Georgia Gwinnett College, University of Oklahoma, Morgan State University and University of Texas at El Paso
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Privatization, Firm performance, Growth obstacle, Transition economy, World Bank Enterprise Survey

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Finance as Worship: A Survey of Islamic Finance Research

CEIF Discussion Paper (4/2017)
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 15 May 2017
Mohammed Alzahrani and William L. Megginson
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and University of Oklahoma
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Islamic finance, Islamic economics, Islamic banking, Sharia-compliance, Sukuk, Islamic bonds, Sharia boards

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The Market Value of Government Ownership

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 May 2017
Narjess Boubakri, Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and William L. Megginson
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Oklahoma
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Government Control; Financial Crises; Corporate Valuation

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Why Don't Share Issue Privatizations Improve Profitability in China?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Bo Li, William L. Megginson, Zhe Shen and Qian Sun
Shantou University, University of Oklahoma, Xiamen University - School of Management and Fudan University
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Privatization, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

60.

Privatization Trends and Major Deals in 2015 and 2016

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma
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Privatization, Government Ownership

61.

It's All in the Name: Evidence of Founder-Firm Endowment Effects

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Paul Brockman, Hye Seung Lee, William L. Megginson and Jesus M. Salas
Lehigh University, Fordham University - Accounting Area, University of Oklahoma and Lehigh University
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Founder firms, Family firms, Endowment effect

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Hedging Gone Wild: Was Delta Air Lines’ Purchase of Trainer Refinery a Sound Risk Management Strategy?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Abdullah Almansour, William L. Megginson and Leonid Pugachev
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), University of Oklahoma and University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, Students
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G32, G31, L1

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Privatization, State Capitalism, and State Ownership of Business in the 21st Century

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 04 Oct 2016
William L. Megginson
University of Oklahoma
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Sovereign Wealth Funds, International Financial Markets, Government Policy and Regulation

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A Financial Force to Be Reckoned with? An Overview of Sovereign Wealth Funds

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 476/2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Sep 2016
Veljko Fotak, Xuechen Gao and William L. Megginson
State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business and University of Oklahoma
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Sovereign wealth funds, International financial markets, Government policy and regulation

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Bank Executives’ Outside Directorships and Career Outcomes

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Thomas K. Kick, William L. Megginson and Andrea Schertler
Deutsche Bundesbank, University of Oklahoma and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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executive directors, outside directorships, appointments, bank performance

66.

Disentangling the Effects of State Ownership on Investment – Evidence from Europe

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Patrick Jaslowitzer, William L. Megginson and Marc Steffen Rapp
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Oklahoma and University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics
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Government policy and regulation, state ownership, corporate investment

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Financial Distress Risk in Initial Public Offerings: How Much Do Venture Capitalists Matter?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2016
University of Oklahoma, Second University of Naples (SUN), University of Naples Parthenope and Kingston University of London
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Venture capital; Financial distress risk; Bankruptcy; IPOs; Reputation

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Determinants of Sovereign Wealth Fund Cross‐Border Investments

Financial Review, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 539-572, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
William L. Megginson, Miao You and Liyan Han
University of Oklahoma, Party School of the Central Committee of the CPC and Beihang University (BUAA) - School of Economic and Management Science
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sovereign wealth funds, cross‐border investment, investment facilitation hypothesis, political influence hypothesis

69.

The Phenomenon of Privatization: A Comparative Analysis

Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2008, pp. 445-462
Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Ginka Borisova, Matthew Ingram and William L. Megginson
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Independent and University of Oklahoma

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Are Investment Banks Special Too? Evidence on Relationship‐Specific Capital in Investment Bank Services

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 92-104, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 2012
Chitru S. Fernando, William L. Megginson and Anthony D. May
University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma and Wichita State University - W. Frank Barton School of Business
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Venture Capitalist Certification in Initial Public Offerings

Journal of Finance, Vol. 46, pp. 879-903, 1991
Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Kathleen Weiss Hanley and William L. Megginson
Lehigh University - College of Business & Economics and University of Oklahoma

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Venture Capitalist Certification in Initial Public Offerings

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
William L. Megginson and Kathleen A. Weiss
University of Oklahoma and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Auditors, Institutional shareholders, Valuation, Venture capitalists, Initial public offerings (IPO), Venture capital, Underwriting, Rates of return, Certification

72.

Why do Public Companies Begin Paying Dividends?

Posted: 25 Sep 1999
Carlos P. Maquieira, Marc L. Lipson and William L. Megginson
University of Chile - Diagonal Paraguay, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Oklahoma

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Share Issue Privatizations as Financial Means to Political and Economic Ends

Posted: 14 Sep 1999
Steven L. Jones, William L. Megginson, Robert C. Nash and Jeffry M. Netter
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, University of Oklahoma, Wake Forest University and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance

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Loan Pricing in Project Finance

Posted: 03 Sep 1999
Stefanie Kleimeier and William L. Megginson
Maastricht University - Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma

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How Stock-Swap Mergers Affect Shareholder (and) Bondholder Wealth: More Evidence of the Value of Corporate 'Focus'

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 11, No. 2, Summer 1998
Posted: 23 Feb 1999
Lance A. Nail, Carlos P. Maquieira and William L. Megginson
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Finance, Economics, and Quantitative Methods, University of Chile - Diagonal Paraguay and University of Oklahoma

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Dividend Initiations and Earnings Surprises

Financial Management, Vol. 27, No. 3, Autumn 1998, Special Issue: Dividends
Posted: 03 Feb 1999
Marc L. Lipson, Carlos P. Maquieira and William L. Megginson
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Chile - Diagonal Paraguay and University of Oklahoma

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