Urs Peyer

INSEAD - Finance

Assistant Professor of Finance

Boulevard de Constance

F-77305 Fontainebleau Cedex

France

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Citation 24

Lucky CEOs

Journal of Finance, 2010 (published as "Lucky CEOs and Lucky Directors"), Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 566
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2010
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 2,737 (2,916)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Executive compensation, corporate governance, options, backdating, spring-loading, inside information, CEO, independent directors

Lucky CEOS

NBER Working Paper No. w12771
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Dec 2006
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance
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Citation 24

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Citation 21

CEO Centrality

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 601, 2007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 10 May 2009
University of Notre Dame, Harvard Law School and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 2,437 (3,549)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Executive compensation, corporate governance, CEOs, executives, options, equity-based compensation, non-equity compensation, Tobin's Q, firm entrenchment, CEO turnover, independent directors, CEO chair, acquisitions, CEO turnover, pay for luck., variability of returns, pay distribution, internal pay

CEO Centrality

NBER Working Paper No. w13701
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Dec 2007
Harvard Law School, University of Notre Dame and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 56 (297,652)
Citation 21

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Lucky CEOs and Lucky Directors

Journal of Finance, Vol. 65, No. 6, pp. 2363-2401, 2010, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 39-09, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2011
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance
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Citation 40

Abstract:

Executive compensation, corporate governance, options, backdating, timing, spring-loading, inside information, CEO, independent directors

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Citation 19

Lucky Directors

Journal of Finance, 2010 (published as "Lucky CEOs and Lucky Directors"), Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 1,516 (8,102)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Executive compensation, corporate governance, stock options, backdating, spring loading, inside information, CEO, independent directors, outside directors, entrenchment

Lucky Directors

NBER Working Paper No. w12811
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 36 (360,007)
Citation 19

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Pay Distribution in the Top Executive Team

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 574
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 18 May 2009
Harvard Law School, University of Notre Dame and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 1,497 (7,918)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Executive compensation, corporate governance, CEOs, options, equity-based compensation, non-equity compensation, Tobin's Q, entrenchment, independent directors, board size, CEO tenure, CEO turnover, acquisitions, variability of returns, pay distribution, and internal pay equity

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Takeover Defenses and Competition

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 07-02, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 May 2007
University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and INSEAD - Finance
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Citation 17

Abstract:

takeovers, shareholders, governance, shareholder rights

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Internal and External Capital Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 May 2002
Urs Peyer
INSEAD - Finance
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Citation 7

Abstract:

Internal capital market, firm diversification, external capital, internal capital allocation

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Citation 1

Luck and Entrepreneurial Success

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
University of Berne - Institute for Financial Management, University of Berne - Institute for Financial Management and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 393 (56,471)
Citation 1

Abstract:

luck, start-ups, entrepreneur, factors of success, performance

Luck and Entrepreneurial Success

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-51
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
University of Berne - Institute for Financial Management, University of Berne - Institute for Financial Management and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 191 (123,787)
Citation 1

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luck, start-ups, entrepreneur, factors of success, performance

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Citation 33

Board Overlap, Seat Accumulation, and Share Prices

EFMA 2001 Lugano Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jun 2001
Urs Peyer and Claudio F. Loderer
INSEAD - Finance and University of Berne - Institute for Financial Management
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Citation 33

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Board Overlap, Seat Accumulation and Share Prices

European Financial Management, Vol. 8, pp. 165-192, 2002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 May 2002
Urs Peyer and Claudio F. Loderer
INSEAD - Finance and University of Berne - Institute for Financial Management
Downloads 42 (338,936)
Citation 33

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Financial Misrepresentation and its Impact on Rivals

Forthcoming, Financial Management
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C. and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 425 (48,877)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Fraud, iearnings manipulation, industry competition

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Board Seat Accumulation by Executives: A Shareholder's Perspective

EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 183
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Urs Peyer and Tod Perry
INSEAD - Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 413 (51,230)
Citation 47

Abstract:

Corporate Governance; Multiple Directorships; Event Study; Board of Directors; Board Nomination; Outside Directors;

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Buybacks Around the World

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 436/2014, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/101/FIN
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, INSEAD - Finance and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 380 (38,439)
Citation 2

Abstract:

buyback, share repurchase, governance, market timing, agency problems, global regulation

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The Many Facets of Privately Negotiated Stock Repurchases

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 1731; AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Nov 2003
Urs Peyer and Theo Vermaelen
INSEAD - Finance and INSEAD - Finance
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Citation 16

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Citation 13

Limits of Arbitrage and Corporate Financial Policy

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 May 2005
Massimo Massa, Urs Peyer and Zhenxu Tong
INSEAD - Finance, INSEAD - Finance and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 270 (87,089)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Limits of arbitrage, S&P 500, market timing, capital structure

Limits of Arbitrage and Corporate Financial Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4829
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Massimo Massa, Urs Peyer and Zhenxu Tong
INSEAD - Finance, INSEAD - Finance and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 21 (429,851)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Corporate financial policies, limits of arbitrage, market timing

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Why Do CEOS Increase Their Equity-Based Compensation? Because They Have to

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Mar 2006
Nishant Dass, Massimo Massa and Urs Peyer
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, INSEAD - Finance and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 266 (86,840)

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance

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Do Firms Hedge Optimally? Evidence from an Exogenous Governance Change

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2014-14, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/111/FIN/ACC, 26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, INSEAD - Finance and Fordham University
Downloads 101 (174,804)

Abstract:

Board independence, hedging

17.

Political Affiliation and Dividend Tax Avoidance: Evidence from the 2013 Fiscal Cliff

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/20/FIN
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Urs Peyer and Theo Vermaelen
INSEAD - Finance and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 71 (211,220)

Abstract:

Supply Chain, Information Transfers, Analyst Following, Forecast Revisions, Forecast Accuracy

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The Nature and Persistence of Buyback Anomalies

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 1693-1745, 2009
Posted: 23 Mar 2009
Urs Peyer and Theo Vermaelen
INSEAD - Finance and INSEAD - Finance

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