David Becher

Drexel University

Associate Professor of Finance

3220 Market Street

1127 Gerri C LeBow Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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
Drexel University, Arizona State University - Department of Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,282 (14,603)
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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
Drexel University, University of Central Florida - College of Business Administration and University of Delaware - Department of Finance
Downloads 706 (34,244)
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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
Drexel University, University of Central Florida - College of Business Administration and University of Delaware - Department of Finance

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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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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

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Bank mergers, CEO compensation

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

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2017
Thomas W. Bates and David Becher
Arizona State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University
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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 Becher
Arizona State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University
Downloads 84 (295,092)
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classified boards, hostile bids, mergers and acquisitions, CEO turnover

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Do Acquirer CEO Incentives Impact Mergers?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
David Becher and Jennifer L. Juergens
Drexel University and Cornerstone Research
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Mergers, CEO compensation, CEO ownership, incentive wealth

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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
Drexel University, University of Texas at Austin and Cornerstone Research
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Mergers, Analysts, Merger Success, Valuation

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Understanding the Motives for Director Selection

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 498/2017
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2019
Drexel University, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
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Director selection; Boards of directors; Director labor market

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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 Becher and Melissa B. Frye
Drexel University and University of Central Florida - College of Business Administration
Downloads 370 (78,591)
Citation 16

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Corporate Governance, Regulation

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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
Drexel University, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 350 (83,835)
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mergers, synergy, collusion, shareholder wealth effects, product prices

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Citation 6

Performance-Based Turnover on Corporate Boards

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Thomas W. Bates, David Becher and Jared I. Wilson
Arizona State University - Department of Finance, Drexel University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 269 (111,229)
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Director turnover, firm performance, board seats, replacement directors

Performance-Based Turnover on Corporate Boards

Paris December 2018 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Thomas W. Bates, David Becher and Jared I. Wilson
Arizona State University - Department of Finance, Drexel University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 38 (436,121)
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director turnover, firm performance, board seats, replacement directors

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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 Becher
Drexel University
Downloads 229 (131,717)
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Merger returns, Anticipation, Deregulation, Banking

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Creditor Control of Corporate Acquisitions

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2018
David Becher, Thomas P. Griffin and Greg Nini
Drexel University, Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business and Drexel University - Department of Finance
Downloads 225 (134,012)
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acquisitions, control rights, corporate governance, covenant violations, creditors

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

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Mar 2008
Drexel University, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
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Industry shock, mergers, collusion, synergy

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

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Drexel University, Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business and Cornerstone Research
Downloads 90 (280,072)

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

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Underwriter Choice When the Issuer Is an Underwriter

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
Drexel University, Towson University and Cornerstone Research
Downloads 80 (301,100)
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Capital markets, debt issuance, banking, investment banks, underwriting

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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 Becher and Morris Knapp
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and Miami-Dade Community College - Department of Business Studies

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

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Interstate Banking Deregulation and the Changing Nature of Bank Mergers

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

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Deregulation, mergers, corporate control