Zicheng Lei

King's College London

Lecturer in Finance

Bush House

30 Aldwych, Strand

London, WC2B 4BG

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (6)

Citizens United vs. FEC and Corporate Political Activism

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 60, No. 101547, 2020, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 470/2016
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2022
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, King's College London, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and University of Exeter Business School
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Corporate political activism, political connections, Citizens United, stock returns.

Institutional Investors and Corporate Political Activism

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10916
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, King's College London, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and University of Exeter Business School
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Citizens United, Corporate Governance, Institutional Investors, Political Activism

Institutional Investors and Corporate Political Activism

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11301
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, King's College London, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and University of Exeter Business School
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Local Boy Does Good: Home CEOs and the Value Effects of their CSR Activities

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2022
King's College London, Durham University Business School, University of Cambridge and Durham University Business School
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); CEOs; Home Bias, Trust; Social Identity; Firm Value

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Dividend Sentiment, Catering Incentives, and Return Predictability

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 72, No. 102128, 2022
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2021
Alok Kumar, Zicheng Lei and Chendi Zhang
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, King's College London and University of Exeter Business School
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Dividend catering; investor attention; Internet search volume; dividend sentiment; return predictability.

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Leveraged Buybacks

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 39, No. 242-262, 2016
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Zicheng Lei and Chendi Zhang
King's College London and University of Exeter Business School
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Share Repurchases, Leverage Adjustments, Debt-for-Equity Swap, Sources of Financing

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CEO Personal Reputation and Financial Misconduct

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 30 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2022
King's College London, Durham University Business School, University of Cambridge and Durham University Business School
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CEO reputational capital, birthplace identity, financial misconduct

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Precautionary vs Signaling Motive of Share Repurchases: Evidence from Policy Uncertainty and the COVID-19 Crisis

British Journal of Management, forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2022
Zhong Chen, Zicheng Lei and Chunling Xia
King's Business School, King's College London, King's College London and Queen Mary University of London
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Policy uncertainty; share repurchases; precautionary motive; signaling motive; COVID-19