Charlie Weir

Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School

Professor

Garthdee Road

RGU

Aberdeen AB10 7QE

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on the Performance of UK Firms

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Charlie Weir, David Laing and Phillip J. McKnight
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and University of St. Andrews - School of Management
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Corporate governance; Firm performance; Audit committee; Cadbury Committee; Entrenchment; Board independence; Duality; Market for corporate control; Takeovers; Governance mechanisms

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Economic Consequences of Private Equity Investments on the German Stock Market

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2009
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School
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Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Agency Theory, Event Study

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Going Private Transactions and Corporate Governance in the UK

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Charlie Weir and David Laing
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)
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CEO shareholdings, agency theory, going private transactions, LBOs, takeovers, corporate governance, Cadbury Compliance, free cashflow, takeover threat, board of directors, duality, market for corporate control, UK

Incentive Effects, Monitoring Mechanisms and the Market for Corporate Control: An Analysis of the Factors Affecting Public to Private Transactions in the UK

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2003
Charlie Weir, Mike Wright and David Laing
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Nottingham University Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)
Downloads 897 (22,707)
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Takeovers, UK, going private, LBOs, corporate governance, takeover threat, free cashflow

Incentive Effects, Monitoring Mechanisms and the Market for Corporate Control: An Analysis of the Factors Affecting Public to Private Transactions in the UK

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 32, No. 5-6, pp. 909-943, June 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Jun 2005
Mike Wright, Charlie Weir and David Laing
Nottingham University Business School, Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)
Downloads 16 (526,899)
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Incentive Effects, Monitoring Mechanisms and the Market for Corporate Control: An Analysis of the Factors Affecting Public to Private Transactions in the UK

Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Mike Wright, Charlie Weir and David Laing
Nottingham University Business School, Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)

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Takeovers, UK, going private, LBOs, corporate governance, takeover threat, free cashflow

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Public to Private Transactions, Private Equity and Performance in the UK: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Going Private

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 30 May 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2008
Charlie Weir, Pete Jones and Mike Wright
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University and Nottingham University Business School
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public to private, private equity, post PTP performance

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Financial Distress Costs, Incentive Realignment, Private Equity and the Decision to Go Private: Public to Private Activity in the UK

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 May 2004
Nottingham University Business School, Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
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MBOS, LBOS, private equity, takeovers, financial distress costs, financial incentives, firm age, free cashflow, diversification

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Public to Private Takeovers and the Market for Corporate Control

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Feb 2004
Mike Wright, Charlie Weir and David Laing
Nottingham University Business School, Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)
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Takeovers, UK, corporate governance, duality, director shareholding, private information, going private transactions, LBOS, market for corporate control

8.

The Cadbury Code Reforms and Corporate Performance

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
University of Surrey, Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Faculty of Economics and University of St. Andrews - School of Management
Downloads 727 (31,075)
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Corporate Governance, Government Policy and Regulation

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Going Private Transactions and the Market for Corporate Control

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jul 2003
Charlie Weir, Mike Wright and David Laing
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Nottingham University Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)
Downloads 693 (33,110)
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Ownership Structure, Board Composition and Non-Hostile Take-Overs in the UK: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Sep 2002
Charlie Weir and David Laing
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)
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Friendly Takeovers in the UK: An Agency Analysis

EFMA 2002 London Meetings
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jun 2002
Charlie Weir and David Laing
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)
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Ownership, Board Characteristics and Non-Hostile Take-Overs in the UK: An Empirical and Predictive Analysis

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Charlie Weir and David Laing
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)
Downloads 359 (75,846)
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Corporate governance; The market for corporate control; Cadbury Committee; Board independence; Friendly takeovers; Hostile takeovers; Model prediction; Ownership; Firm performance; Firm age; Director quality; UK, small quoted companies

13.

Causality Relationship between Bond Ratings and Credit Spreads

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Ortenca Kume and Charlie Weir
University of Kent, Canterbury - Kent Business School and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School
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credit spreads, default risk, bond ratings, Granger causality, bond pricing, panel data

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Performance Effects of Appointing Other Firms' Executive Directors to Corporate Boards: An Analysis of UK Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7962
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Saint Petersburg Branch National Research University Higher School of Economics, Swansea University - School of Management and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School
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executive directors, non-executive directors, company performance

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Returns to Buying Upward Revision and Selling Downward Revision: Some Preliminary Evidence from Canada

Managerial Finance, Vol. 42 Iss 11 pp.1110 - 1124.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
National Dong Hwa University, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School
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Analyst Forecast Revisions; Stock Returns; Under-Reaction; Investor Behavior

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Mutual Fund Herding in Taiwan

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
National Dong Hwa University, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School
Downloads 38 (402,102)

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Herding behaviour; Open-end equity mutual fund; Taiwan.

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Irrevocable Commitments, Going Private and Private Equity

European Financial Management, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 757-775, September 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Mike Wright, Charlie Weir and Andrew Burrows
Nottingham University Business School, Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
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Underwriting Relationships and Analyst Independence in Europe

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 189-213, August 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
University of St. Andrews - School of Management, University of St. Andrews and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School
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Shareholder Wealth Gains Through Better Corporate Governance - The Case of European LBO-Transactions

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 403-424, 2007
Posted: 28 Mar 2007
Christian Andres, André Betzer and Charlie Weir
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School

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LBOs, Corporate Governance, Agency Theory, Event Study

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Corporate Governance Mechanisms and Financial Analysts Forecasts

Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Phillip J. McKnight and Charlie Weir
University of St. Andrews - School of Management and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School

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Analysts Forecasts, Forecast Error, Corporate Governance, Dispersion, Independent Boards

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Brokerage House Reputation, Underwriting Relationships, and Analysts Earnings Forecasts in UK Firms

Posted: 26 Jul 2005
Loyola University of Chicago, University of St. Andrews - School of Management and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School

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Analysts earnings forecasts, underwriting relationships, sell-side firms, brokerage houses, optimism

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Ownership Structure, Board Composition and the Market for Corporate Control in the UK: An Empirical Analysis

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Dec 2003
Charlie Weir and David Laing
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School and Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)

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corporate governance, market for corporate control, duality, outside directors, independent directors, takeovers, UK, smaller quoted firms, board shareholdings, institutional shareholdings, takeover target

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Internal and External Governance Mechanisms: Their Impact on the Performance of Large UK Public Companies

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2002, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Charlie Weir, David Laing and Phillip J. McKnight
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and University of St. Andrews - School of Management

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corporate governance, internal governance mechanisms, The Cadbury Report, external governance mechanisms, board independence