David A. Becher

Drexel University

Associate Professor of Finance

3220 Market Street

1127 Gerri C LeBow Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Board Classification and Managerial Entrenchment: Evidence from the Market for Corporate Control

HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2007
David A. Becher, Thomas W. Bates and Michael L. Lemmon
Drexel University, Arizona State University - Department of Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,136 (12,369)
Citation 36

Abstract:

Classified Board, Staggered Board, Merger, Acquisition, Managerial Entrenchment

Incentive Compensation for Bank Directors: The Impact of Deregulation

Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 2003-2
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Sep 2003
David A. Becher, Melissa B. Frye and Terry L. Campbell II
Drexel University, University of Central Florida - College of Business Administration and University of Delaware - Department of Finance
Downloads 673 (29,403)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Boards of Directors, Director Compensation, Equity-based Compensation, Banking, Deregulation

Incentive Compensation for Bank Directors: The Impact of Deregulation

Journal of Business, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Sep 2003
David A. Becher, Melissa B. Frye and Terry L. Campbell II
Drexel University, University of Central Florida - College of Business Administration and University of Delaware - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Boards of Directors, Director Compensation, Equity-based Compensation, Banking, Deregulation

Bank Mergers, the Market for Bank CEOs, and Managerial Incentives

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
University of Kansas - School of Business, Drexel University and University of Delaware - Department of Finance
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Bank mergers, CEO compensation

Bank Mergers, the Market for Bank CEOs, and Managerial Incentives

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Posted: 17 Jun 2003
University of Kansas - School of Business, Drexel University and University of Delaware - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Bank mergers, CEO compensation

Bid Resistance by Takeover Targets: Managerial Bargaining or Bad Faith?

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2015
Thomas W. Bates and David A. Becher
Arizona State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University
Downloads 349 (67,895)

Abstract:

Bid Resistance by Takeover Targets: Managerial Bargaining or Bad Faith?

Paris December 2012 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI-AFFI Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2015
Thomas W. Bates and David A. Becher
Arizona State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University
Downloads 69 (277,893)

Abstract:

classified boards, hostile bids, mergers and acquisitions, CEO turnover

5.

Do Stock Analysts Influence Merger Completion? An Examination of Post-Merger Announcement Recommendations

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
David A. Becher, Jonathan B. Cohn and Jennifer L. Juergens
Drexel University, University of Texas at Austin and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 368 (53,503)

Abstract:

Mergers, Analysts, Merger Success, Valuation

6.

Do Acquirer CEO Incentives Impact Mergers?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
David A. Becher and Jennifer L. Juergens
Drexel University and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 318 (54,899)

Abstract:

Mergers, CEO compensation, CEO ownership, incentive wealth

7.

Does Regulation Substitute or Complement Governance?

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2010
David A. Becher and Melissa B. Frye
Drexel University and University of Central Florida - College of Business Administration
Downloads 313 (69,907)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Regulation

8.

Sources of Gains in Corporate Mergers: Refined Tests from a Neglected Industry

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
David A. Becher, J. Harold Mulherin and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 278 (75,137)
Citation 2

Abstract:

mergers, synergy, collusion, shareholder wealth effects, product prices

9.

Bidder Returns and Merger Anticipation: Evidence from Banking Deregulation

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 May 2008 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2008
David A. Becher
Drexel University
Downloads 215 (111,473)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Merger returns, Anticipation, Deregulation, Banking

10.

Industry Shocks and Merger Activity: An Analysis of U.S. Public Utilities

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Mar 2008
David A. Becher, J. Harold Mulherin and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 83 (215,627)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Industry shock, mergers, collusion, synergy

11.

Board Changes and the Director Labor Market: The Case of Mergers

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 498/2017
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
David A. Becher, Ralph A. Walkling and Jared I. Wilson
Drexel University, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 47 (134,635)

Abstract:

Mergers and acquisitions; Boards of directors; Director labor market

12.

Are Firm-Advisor Relationships Valuable? A Long-Term Perspective

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
David A. Becher, Rachel Gordon and Jennifer L. Juergens
Drexel University, Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 43 (268,371)

Abstract:

Advisory relationship; underwriters; debt and equity issuance; mergers; fees

13.

Why Hire Your Rival? The Case of Bank Debt Underwriting

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
David A. Becher, Rachel Gordon and Jennifer L. Juergens
Drexel University, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 40 (356,661)

Abstract:

Capital markets, debt issuance, banking, investment banks, underwriting

14.

Performance-Based Turnover on Corporate Boards

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Thomas W. Bates, David A. Becher and Jared I. Wilson
Arizona State University - Department of Finance, Drexel University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 31 (164,031)

Abstract:

Director turnover, firm performance, board seats, replacement directors

15.

Post-Merger Performance of Bank Holding Companies, 1987-1998

The Financial Review, Vol. 40, No. 4, November 2005
Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Alan Gart, David A. Becher and Morris Knapp
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and Miami-Dade Community College - Department of Business Studies

Abstract:

bank mergers, mergers and acquisitions, credit quality, cost controls, asset mix

16.

Interstate Banking Deregulation and the Changing Nature of Bank Mergers

Journal of Financial Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Mar 2004
David A. Becher and Terry L. Campbell II
Drexel University and University of Delaware - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Deregulation, mergers, corporate control