Issam Hallak

Joint Research Center of the European Commission

Economist

Via E. Fermi 2749

1049

Belgium

KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)

Researcher

Naamsestraat 69

Leuven, B-3000

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (9)

Private Sector Share of External Debt and Financial Stability: Evidence from Bank Loans.

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 May 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2012
Issam Hallak
Joint Research Center of the European Commission
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International debt crises, International capital flows, Private sector, Bank loans

External Debt to the Private Sector and the Price of Bank Loans

CAREFIN Research Paper No. 8/09
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 May 2009
Issam Hallak
Joint Research Center of the European Commission
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International debt crises, International capital flows, Private sector, Bank loans

Corporate Governance and Loan Syndicate Structure

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Joint Research Center of the European Commission
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Financial Contracting, Corporate Governance, Creditor Rights, Shareholder Rights, Syndicated Loans, Natural Experiment

Shareholder Rights and Syndicate Structure

CAREFIN Research Paper No. 20/2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
Sandeep Dahiya and Issam Hallak
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Joint Research Center of the European Commission
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Courts and Sovereign Eurobonds: Credibility of the Judicial Enforcement of Repayment

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Issam Hallak
Joint Research Center of the European Commission
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Law and Finance, Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism, Collective Action Clause, Bankruptcy, Creditor Rights Protection

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Why Borrowers Pay Premiums to Larger Lenders: Empirical Evidence from Sovereign Syndicated Loans

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Issam Hallak
Joint Research Center of the European Commission
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Relationship Lending, Number of Lenders, Syndicated Loans, Sovereign Debt

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Bank Loans Non-Linear Structure of Pricing: Empirical Evidence from Sovereign Debts

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Issam Hallak
Joint Research Center of the European Commission
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Private debt, Sovereign debt, Syndicated loans, Up-front fees, Non-linear pricing design

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Why Larger Lenders Obtain Higher Returns: Evidence from Sovereign Syndicated Loans

CAREFIN Research Paper No. 4/09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Mar 2009
Issam Hallak and Paul Schure
Joint Research Center of the European Commission and University of Victoria - Economics
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Financial Intermediation, Syndicated loans, Sovereign debt, Relationship Lending, Debt Renegotiation, Illiquidity, Number of Lenders

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Cash Holdings and Relationship Lending

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3854899
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 May 2021 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2022
Sandeep Dahiya, Issam Hallak and Thomas Matthys
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Joint Research Center of the European Commission and University of Technology Sydney
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Cash holdings, Relationship Lending, Financial Constraints, Capital Structure

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Targeted by an Activist Hedge Fund, Do the Lenders Care?

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Sandeep Dahiya, Issam Hallak and Thomas Matthys
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Joint Research Center of the European Commission and University of Technology Sydney
Downloads 86 (404,090)
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Hedge Fund Activism, Corporate Governance, Bank Lending

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Business Environment and Firm Performance in European Lagging Regions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8281
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
World Bank, Joint Research Center of the European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Italy and Independent
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Technology Industry, Technology Innovation, Equity and Development, Lagging Regional Development, Pro-Poor Growth, Achieving Shared Growth, Employment and Shared Growth