Marco Becht

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB)

Professor of Finance

42 Avenue F. D. Roosevelt

1050

Brussels, 1050

Belgium

http://www.solvay.edu/profile/marcobecht

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Executive Director and Fellow

Palace of the Academies

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogstraat

Brussels, 1000

Belgium

http://www.ecgi.org/members_directory/member.php?member_id=6

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Corporate Governance and Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 02/2002
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 31 Oct 2002
Marco Becht, Patrick Bolton and Ailsa Röell
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Columbia Business School - Department of Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
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Corporate governance, ownership, takeovers, block holders, boards

Corporate Governance and Control

NBER Working Paper No. w9371
Number of pages: 168 Posted: 06 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Marco Becht, Patrick Bolton and Ailsa Röell
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Columbia Business School - Department of Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
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Returns to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Clinical Study of the Hermes U.K. Focus Fund

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 138/2006, London Business School Finance Working Paper No. FIN462
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2008
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University
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Shareholder activism, institutional investors, real authority

Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 402/2014
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School, Berenberg and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
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Shareholder activism, hedge funds, active ownership, institutional investors

The Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10507
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School, Berenberg and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
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active ownership, hedge funds, institutional investors, shareholder activism

Where Do Firms Incorporate? Deregulation and the Cost of Entry

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 70/2006, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Marco Becht, Colin Mayer and Hannes F. Wagner
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
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Incorporation, costs of regulation, regulatory competition

Where Do Firms Incorporate?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5875
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Dec 2006
Marco Becht, Colin Mayer and Hannes F. Wagner
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
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Incorporation, entrepreneurship, financial regulation, regulatory competition

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Reciprocity in Takeovers

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 14/2003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
Marco Becht
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB)
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European takeover directive, break-through rule, reciprocity in takeovers, ownership structure, takeover defenses, voting rights, contestability of corporate control

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Hedge Fund Activism in Europe

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 283/2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Marco Becht, Julian R. Franks and Jeremy Grant
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School and University of Cambridge
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Shareholder Activism, Hedge Funds, Active Ownership, Institutional Investors

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Transparency of Ownership and Control in Germany

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 23 Feb 1999
Marco Becht and Ekkehart Boehmer
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB) and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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European Corporate Governance: Trading off Liquidity against Control

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 May 1999
Marco Becht
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB)
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European Corporate Governance: Trading off Liquidity against Control

European Economic Review
Posted: 25 May 1999
Marco Becht
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB)

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Shareholding Cascades: The Separation of Ownership and Control in Belgium

CentER Working Paper No. 1999-96
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 May 2000
Marco Becht, Ariane Chapelle and Luc Renneboog
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), University College London - Department of Computer Science and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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corporate ownership; corporate control; corporate governance

Shareholding Cascades: The Separation of Ownership and Control in Belgium

THE CONTROL OF CORPORATE EUROPE, F. Barca and M. Becht, eds., Oxford University Press, pp. 71-105, 2001 (1st edition) and 2002 (2nd edition)
Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Marco Becht, Ariane Chapelle and Luc Renneboog
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), University College London - Department of Computer Science and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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corporate ownership, corporate control, corporate governance

Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 422/2014 - forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Marco Becht, Andrea Polo and Stefano Rossi
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Bocconi University
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Corporate acquisitions, shareholder voting, corporate governance

Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10506
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Marco Becht, Andrea Polo and Stefano Rossi
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Bocconi University
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corporate acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder voting

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EASD Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations

EASD Recommendation No. 00/01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jan 2001
Léo Goldschmidt and Marco Becht
Bank Degroof and Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB)
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Corporate governance, Europe, principles and recommendations

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Centros and the Cost of Branching

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 9, Part 1, April 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), University of Oxford Faculty of Law and University of Economics and Business Administration
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incorporation, costs of regulation, regulatory competition

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"Excess Volatility" and the German Stock Market, 1876-1990

NBER Working Paper No. w4054
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
J. Bradford DeLong and Marco Becht
University of California, Berkeley and Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB)
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Returns to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Clinical Study of the Hermes UK Focus Fund

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 8, pp. 3093-3129, 2009
Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University

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Corporate Governance: An Assessment

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 155-163, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Marco Becht, Tim Jenkinson and Colin Mayer
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School

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London Business School Roundtable on Shareholder Activism in the U.K.

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 8-27, Spring 2006
Posted: 23 Jan 2007
London Business School Roundtable, Morgan Stanley & Co. International, Ltd., London Business School, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Hermes Pensions Management Ltd. and Morley Fund Management, Ltd. (UK)

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Blockholdings in Europe: An International Comparison

European Economic Review, Vol. 43, No. 4-6, Pp. 1049-1056, 1999
Posted: 24 Aug 1999
Marco Becht and Ailsa Röell
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB) and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs

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Blockholdings in Europe: An International Comparison

European Economic Review, Vol. 43, No. 4-6, 1999
Posted: 10 Apr 2000
Marco Becht and Ailsa Röell
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB) and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs

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