Ettore Croci

Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano

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Milan, MI 20123

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Why Do Managers Make Serial Acquisitions? An Investigation of Performance Predictability in Serial Acquisitions

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 May 2005 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
Ettore Croci and Dimitris Petmezas
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
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Citation 7

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Acquisitions, bidders, serial acquirers, performance persistence

CEO Compensation, Family Control, and Institutional Investors in Continental Europe

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2012
Ettore Croci, Halit Gonenc and Neslihan Ozkan
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management, UK
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Citation 1

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CEO compensation, family firms, institutional investors, Europe

CEO Compensation, Family Control and Institutional Investors in Continental Europe

Paris December 2010 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI, Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2011
Ettore Croci, Halit Gonenc and Neslihan Ozkan
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management, UK
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Citation 1

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CEO Compensation, Family Firms, Institutional Investors, Europe

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Ownership Structure, Family Control, and Acquisition Decisions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 1636-1657
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2011
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan
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Citation 6

Abstract:

family firm, acquisition, shareholder identity, bidder return

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Stock Price Performances of Target Firms in Unsuccessful Acquisitions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Ettore Croci
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
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Citation 1

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M&A, unsuccessful acquisitions, failed mergers, target firm, event study

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Citation 6

Family Control and Financing Decisions

European Financial Management, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 860-897, 2011
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
Ettore Croci, John A. Doukas and Halit Gonenc
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Old Dominion University - Strome College of Business and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Citation 6

Abstract:

family firms, financing decisions, equity issues, debt issues, capital structure

Family Control and Financing Decisions

European Financial Management, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 860-897, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Ettore Croci, John A. Doukas and Halit Gonenc
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Old Dominion University - Strome College of Business and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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family firms, financing decisions, equity issues, debt issues, capital structure

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Is Working Capital Management Value-Enhancing? Evidence from Firm Performance and Investments

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Nihat Aktas, Ettore Croci and Dimitris Petmezas
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
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Abstract:

Working Capital Management, Performance, Investment, Risk

Value of Control in Family Firms: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Oct 2015
Nihat Aktas, Santo Centineo and Ettore Croci
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
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Abstract:

family firms, leverage, control motives, acquisitions

Value of Control in Family Firms: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions

Multinational Finance Journal, Vol. 20, No. 2, p. 85-126, 2016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Nihat Aktas, Santo Centineo and Ettore Croci
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
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Abstract:

family firms; leverage; control motives; acquisitions

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Minority Shareholders' Wealth Effects and Stock Market Development: Evidence from Increase-in-Ownership M&As

Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 34, pp. 681-694, 2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2011
Ettore Croci and Dimitris Petmezas
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

minority shareholders, stock market development, increase-in-ownership mergers, target returns

9.

Delistings, Controlling Shareholders, and Firm Performance in Europe

European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2012
Ettore Croci and Alfonso Del Giudice
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan
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Citation 3

Abstract:

delisting, freeze-out, private firm, going private

10.

The Determinants of the Voting Premium in Italy: The Evidence from 1974 to 2003

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 32, No. 2433-2443, 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2008
Ettore Croci and Lorenzo Caprio
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Voting premium, voting rights, non-voting shares, Italy

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The Economic Effect of Interlocking Directorates in Italy: New Evidence Using Centrality Measures

Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2013
Ettore Croci and Rosanna Grassi
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Corporate boards, centrality, interlockings, firm performance, stock price

12.

Managerial Overconfidence in High and Low Valuation Markets and Gains to Acquisitions

International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol. 19, pp. 368-378, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2011
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, University of Surrey - Surrey Business School and University of Glasgow
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Market Valuation, managerial overconfidence, stock options, short-term wealth effects

Am I Right or Am I Right? Dividend Privileges and the Value of Voting Rights

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 312/2011
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
Marco Bigelli and Ettore Croci
University of Bologna - Department of Management and Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
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Abstract:

non-voting shares, voting premium, dual-class share firms, Italy

Dividend Privileges and the Value of Voting Rights: Evidence from Italy

Journal of Empirical Finance, 2013, vol. 24, pages 94-107
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Marco Bigelli and Ettore Croci
University of Bologna - Department of Management and Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
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Abstract:

non-voting shares, voting premium, dual-class share firms, Italy

14.

Controversial Minority Shareholder: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Jan 2004
Ettore Croci
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
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Abstract:

Corporate raiders, corporate control, event study, controversial minority investors

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Do Risk-Taking Incentives Induce CEOs to Invest? Evidence from Acquisitions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 May 2013 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Ettore Croci and Dimitris Petmezas
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
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Abstract:

Executive compensation, Managerial incentives, Risk-taking, Mergers and acquisitions, Overconfidence

Corporate Governance and Takeover Outcomes

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
Nihat Aktas, Ettore Croci and Serif Aziz Simsir
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Sabanci University
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Abstract:

Corporate governance, Takeover, Board of Directors, Blockholder, Activist investor, Product market competition, Labor market

Corporate Governance and Takeover Outcomes

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 242-252, 2016
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Nihat Aktas, Ettore Croci and Serif Aziz Simsir
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Sabanci University
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Corporate Governance, Takeover, Board of Directors, Blockholder, Product Market Competition

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The Corporate Governance Endgame – An Economic Analysis of Minority Squeeze-Out Regulation in Germany

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
Ettore Croci, Olaf Ehrhardt and Eric Nowak
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, University of Applied Sciences Stralsund and University of Lugano
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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Investor protection, Event studies, Squeeze-outs, Germany

18.

Decision-Making During the Crisis: Why Did the Treasury Let Commercial Banks Fail?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 281/2015
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Feb 2015
Ettore Croci, Gerard Hertig and Eric Nowak
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, ETH Zurich and University of Lugano
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Resolution, Bail-out, Commercial Bank, CPP, Financial crisis, Bankruptcy

19.

Price Changes Around Hedge Fund Trades: Disentangling Trading and Disclosure Effects

Journal of Management & Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2013
Ettore Croci and Giovanni Petrella
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Downloads 100 (199,013)
Citation 1

Abstract:

hedge funds, Italian stock market, price impact, disclosure

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CEO Age, Risk Incentives, and Hedging Strategy

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan - Department of Economics and Business Administration and Lund University - Department of Business Administration, Students
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Abstract:

Vega, executive compensation, hedging, options, CEO age

21.

The Role of Corporate Political Strategies in M&As

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, University of South Florida, University of South Florida and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
Downloads 79 (151,993)

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PAC contributions; lobbying activities; mergers and acquisitions; acquisition probability; time to completion; takeover premium

22.

Institutional Investors Networks and Firm Value

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and University of Macerata - Department of Economics and Law
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Institutional Ownership, Firm value, Social Network, Blockholders

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Corporate Raiders, Performance and Governance in Europe

European Financial Management, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 949-978, November 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Oct 2007
Ettore Croci
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
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The Financing Role of IPOs in Acquisitions: Market- versus Bank-Based Economies

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
Nihat Aktas, Ettore Croci and Ali Ozdakak
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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financial constraint, bank-based financial system, market-based financial system, merger and acquisition, IPO

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Executive Compensation and Deployment of Corporate Resources: Evidence from Working Capital

Paris December 2015 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
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working capital, executive compensation, bonus, financial constraint, takeover threat

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Delistings, Controlling Shareholders and Firm Performance in Europe

European Financial Management, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 374-405, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Ettore Croci and Alfonso Del Giudice
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan - Department of Economics and Business Administration
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delisting, freeze‐out, private firm, going private

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Asymmetric Information and Target Returns

Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, University of Surrey - Surrey Business School and University of Surrey

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Asymmetric Information, Mergers and Acquisitions, Target Announcement Returns, Takeover Premiums