Chad J. Zutter

University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group

Associate Professor of Finance

352 Mervis Hall, Katz GSOB

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

http://www.pitt.edu/~czutter/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

Why Do Private Acquirers Pay so Little Compared to Public Acquirers?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2007-03-011, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 171/2007, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2007-8
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 1,433 (13,549)
Citation 16

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Private equity acquisitions, target abnormal returns

Why Do Private Acquirers Pay so Little Compared to Public Acquirers?

NBER Working Paper No. w13061
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
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Earnings Quality and International IPO Underpricing

Accounting Review, Vol. 86, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Thomas Jason Boulton, Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Miami University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 1,001 (23,761)
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International finance, Earnings quality, Initial public offerings, Underpricing, Valuation

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Why Do Firms Go Public? Evidence from the Banking Industry

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2005
Richard J. Rosen, Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Economic Research, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 947 (25,696)
Citation 18

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Going public, initial public offering, takeover, banking

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IPO Underpricing and International Corporate Governance

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 41, February/March, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Thomas Jason Boulton, Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Miami University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 895 (27,901)
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Underpricing, Initial public offerings, International finance, Corporate control, Governance

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Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Risk-Taking

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Mar 2008
Leonce Bargeron, Kenneth Lehn and Chad J. Zutter
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 854 (29,807)
Citation 35

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Sarbanes-Oxley, Legislative policy, Corporate risk taking, Investment policy

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Control as a Motivation for Underpricing: A Comparison of Dual- and Single-Class Ipos

Presented at Tuck-JFE Contemporary Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 757 (35,204)
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Initial Public Offerings (IPO), Underpricing, Dual Class, Reduced Monitoring, Governance

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Acquisition Activity and IPO Underpricing

Financial Management, Vol. 39, Winter, 2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Thomas Jason Boulton, Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Miami University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 514 (58,499)

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Underpricing, Initial public offerings, Merger and acquisitions, Corporate control, Governance

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Ownership Structure and Target Returns

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2011
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 490 (62,108)
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target returns, ownerhsip, acquisition, firm value

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Does Target CEO Retention in Acquisitions Involving Private Equity Acquirers Harm Target Shareholders?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2012-03-026, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2012-26
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2017
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 435 (71,837)
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CEO retention, private equity acquisitions, mergers, acquisition premiums

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What's in a Vote? The Short- and Long-Run Impact of Dual-Class Equity on IPO Firm Values

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, Indian School of Business and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 408 (77,553)
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Initial public offerings, Dual class, Ownership structure, Governance, Firm value, Long-run performance, CEO turnover

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Information Revelation in the Futures Market: Evidence from the Single Stock Futures Market

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Mar 2006
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Indian School of Business and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 389 (81,894)
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futures market, price discovery, information share

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Conservatism and International IPO Underpricing

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 48, August, 2017, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-2
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Thomas Jason Boulton, Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Miami University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 328 (99,538)

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International Finance, Initial Public Offerings, Accounting Conservatism, Underpricing

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Political Corruption and Firm Value in the U.S.: Do Rents and Monitoring Matter?

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 275 (120,416)

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political corruption, firm value, Tobin's Q

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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
Downloads 208 (158,746)
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Seasoned equity offerings (SEOs), Announcement Effects, Dual class, Reduced monitoring, Governance

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Industrial Diversification and Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings

Financial Management, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2014
Thomas Jason Boulton, Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Miami University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 200 (164,650)

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Diversification, Initial Public Offerings, IPO Underpricing

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The Impact of Institutional Quality on Initial Public Offerings

Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 73, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Florida State University - College of Business, Miami University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 197 (166,978)
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International finance, Initial public offerings, Governance, Investor protection

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Underpricing, Stabilization, and Governance

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Chad J. Zutter and Scott Smart
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 174 (186,619)

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Initial public offerings (IPO), Underpricing, Dual class, Ownership structure, Governance, Price stabilization, Mixed distribution, Censored distribution

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Shareholder Litigation and Readability in Financial Disclosures: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Abhishek Ganguly, Arup Ganguly, Lin Ge and Chad J. Zutter
University of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi, University of Mississippi and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 163 (197,400)
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Securities litigation risk, Disclosure, Textual analysis, Fintech, Endogeneity

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What is the Shareholder Wealth Impact of Target CEO Retention in Private Equity Deals?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2017-03-004, Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2017-4, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 510/2017
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2017
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 141 (222,506)

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conflicts of interest, private equity acquisitions, CEO retention, acquisition premiums, and mergers

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Do Target CEOS Sell Out Their Shareholders to Keep Their Job in a Merger?

NBER Working Paper No. w14724
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
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Dual Class IPOs are Underpriced Less Severely

Financial Review, Vol. 43, Issue 1, pp. 85-106, February 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2008
Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 20 (581,346)
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Dual Class IPOs are Underpriced Less Severely

Financial Review, Vol. 43, Issue 1, pp. 85-106, February 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jan 2008
Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
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Dual Class IPOs are Underpriced Less Severely

The Financial Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, December 2007
Posted: 03 Dec 2007
Chad J. Zutter and Scott Smart
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

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Dual class, initial public offerings (IPOs), price stabilization, censored distribution, mixed distributions

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Worldwide Short Selling Regulations and IPO Underpricing

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Mar 2020
Thomas Jason Boulton, Scott Smart and Chad J. Zutter
Miami University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 16 (587,761)

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information asymmetry, initial public offerings, international finance, short sale constraints, underpricing

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The Impact of Tightly Contested Governance Proposals on Firms' Narrative Disclosures: Evidence from a Regression-Discontinuity Design (RDD)

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Abhishek Ganguly, Arup Ganguly, Lin Ge and Chad J. Zutter
University of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi, University of Mississippi and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 4 (670,730)

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Corporate governance, Textual Disclosure, Endogeneity, Regression Discontinuity Design (RDD), Computational Linguistics, Investor Distraction