Muhammad Farooq Ahmad

SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur

Associate Professor - Finance

Campus de Lille, Avenue Willy Brandt,

Lille, 59777

France

http://sites.google.com/site/mfarooqahmad85

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“  Mergers and Acquisitions, Employment Protection, Culture, International Trade, Innovation  ”

Scholarly Papers (17)

Collective Bargaining and Mergers and Acquisitions Activity around the World

2016 Financial Markets and Corporate Governance
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2020
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad and Thomas Lambert
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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collective bargaining, employment protection legislations, labor unions, mergers and acquisitions, synergy gains, deal completion process, offer premium

Collective Bargaining and Mergers and Acquisitions Activity around the World

Journal of Banking and Finance, 2019, 99, 21-40.
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2019
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad and Thomas Lambert
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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collective bargaining, employment protection legislations, labor unions, mergers and acquisitions, synergy gains, deal completion process, offer premium

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International Trade and Propagation of Merger Waves

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 20 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2020
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Eric de Bodt and Jarrad Harford
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, NHH and University of Washington
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International Trade Merger Waves

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The Innovation Arms Race

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2024
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Eric de Bodt and Jarrad Harford
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, NHH and University of Washington
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Innovative Acquisitions, Innovation, Competition

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Employment Protection and Payout Policy

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Christof Beuselinck and Helen Bollaert
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, Catholic University of Lille - IESEG School of Management and SKEMA Business School
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Labor protection, pro-labor laws, dividends, payout policy

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What Determines Initial Coin Offering Success: A Cross-Country Study

IÉSEG Working Paper Series 2020-ACF-10
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Dec 2020
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Oskar Kowalewski and Paweł Pisany
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, IESEG School of Management and Polish Academy of Science
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Initial Coin Offering, corporate finance, innovation, entrepreneurship

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Mergers and Acquisitions Across Cultures

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 16 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2021
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Eric de Bodt and Helen Bollaert
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, NHH and SKEMA Business School
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Mergers & Acquisitions (M&As), Culture Clusters, Cross-Cultural M&As, M&A Deals Completion, Cultural Dimensions

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Market Timing and Religious Sentiment in Mergers and Acquisitions – International Evidence

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad and Helen Bollaert
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur and SKEMA Business School
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Mergers and Acquisitions; Finance and Religion; Behavioral Finance; Islamic Finance

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Do Differences in Societal Trust Let the Cross-Border Mergers Die?

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad and Saqib Aziz
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur and Rennes School of Business
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Culture, Trust, Cross-border Mergers

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Board Reforms and Innovation

IESEG Working Paper Series 2021-ACF-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 May 2021
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad and Oskar Kowalewski
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur and IESEG School of Management
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Corporate Governance, Board Reforms, Innovation, Research and Development

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Does Democracy Shape International Merger Activity?

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 10 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2023
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Thomas Lambert, Jose M. Martin-Flores and Arthur Romec
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, CUNEF Universidad and Toulouse Business School
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mergers and acquisitions, cross-border deals, democracy, political economy, investor protection

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Board Reforms and M&A Performance: International Evidence

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Nov 2023
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Nihat Aktas, Douglas J. Cumming and Guosong Xu
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Florida Atlantic University and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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Board reforms, M&A activity, Target gains, Corporate governance

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Does Target Country Cultural Orientation Influence M&A?

Forthcoming: British Journal of Management
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Feb 2021
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Saqib Aziz and Michael M. Dowling
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, Rennes School of Business and Dublin City University Business School
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Mergers, Acquisitions, Culture

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Collective Bargaining Power and Corporate Cash Policy

IESEG Working Paper Series 2020-ACF-06
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad and Oskar Kowalewski
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur and IESEG School of Management
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Corporate Finance, Labor Unions, Cash, Institutions

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Does Bilateral Trust Matter during M&A Negotiations?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2022
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Nihat Aktas and Saqib Aziz
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and Rennes School of Business
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bilateral trust, cross-border M&As, deal completion, deal complexity, liability of foreignness

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Firm-Level Political Risk and Dividend Payout

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Aug 2022
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Saqib Aziz, Rwan El-Khatib and Oskar Kowalewski
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, Rennes School of Business, Zayed University - College of Business and IESEG School of Management
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dividends, Firm-Level Political Risk, Agency Theory, Signaling Theory, Economic Policy uncertainty

Firm-Level Political Risk and Dividend Payout

IESEG Working Paper Series 2022-ACF-04
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Aug 2022
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Saqib Aziz, Rwan El-Khatib and Oskar Kowalewski
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, Rennes School of Business, Zayed University - College of Business and IESEG School of Management
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Dividends, Firm-Level Political Risk, Agency Theory, Signaling Theory, Economic Policy Uncertainty

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COVID-19 Pandemic and the Dependence Structure of Global Stock Markets

Applied Economics incorporating Applied Financial Economics 2021
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Sep 2021
Faheem Aslam, Khurrum Mughal, Saqib Aziz, Muhammad Farooq Ahmad and Dhoha Trabelsi
Hanyang University - School of Business, Comsats University Islamabad, Rennes School of Business, SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur and ESCE-Intrenational Business School
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COVID-19, vine copulas, dependence structures, stock markets

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Climate Risk and Deployment of Corporate Resources to Working Capital

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jan 2023
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Nihat Aktas and Ettore Croci
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan
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Climate risk, working capital, carbon intensity, financial difficulty