André Betzer

BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics

Professor

Gaußstraße 20

Wuppertal

Germany

http://finance.uni-wuppertal.de/index.php?id=1153

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

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
Downloads 1,984 (4,968)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Agency Theory, Event Study

2.

Do Corporate Governance Motives Drive Hedge Funds and Private Equity Activities?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2009
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Bonn - Institute for Financial Economics and Statistics
Downloads 1,367 (9,707)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Private equity, hedge funds, corporate governance

3.

Insider Trading and Corporate Governance - The Case of Germany

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2005
Erik Theissen and André Betzer
University of Mannheim - Finance Area and BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
Downloads 920 (17,280)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Insider trading, directors' dealings, corporate governance

4.

Private Equity Acquisitions of Continental European Firms - The Impact of Ownership and Control on the Likelihood of Being Taken Private

European Financial Management, Forthcoming, Best Paper Prize, 7th International Conference on Corporate Governance, Birmingham Business School
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2011
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS)
Downloads 793 (22,434)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Private equity, going private, continental Europe, ownership

5.

The Dividend Policy of German Firms

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2008-67, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2008-27, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 216/2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2008
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 646 (30,579)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Dividend policy, payout policy, target payout ratio, Lintner dividend model, dividend smoothing, partial adjustment model, corporate governance

Dividend Announcements Reconsidered: Dividend Changes versus Dividend Surprises

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Feb 2011
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
Downloads 282 (87,959)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Dividend Announcements, Market Efficiency, Ownership Structure, Agency Theory

Dividend Announcements Reconsidered: Dividend Changes Versus Dividend Surprises

29th International Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
Downloads 120 (195,020)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Dividend Announcements, Market Efficiency, Ownership Structure, Agency Theory

7.

Measuring Abnormal Credit Default Swap Spreads

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Christian Andres, André Betzer and Markus Doumet
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
Downloads 374 (35,127)

Abstract:

CDS spread, event study, Brown-Warner simulation

8.

Disentangling the Link between Stock and Accounting Performance in Acquisitions

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 259/2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
André Betzer, Markus Doumet and Marc Goergen
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
Downloads 279 (80,306)

Abstract:

Mergers and acquisitions, performance measurement, synergies, preemption, overvaluation, corporate governance, agency problems

9.

How Policy Changes Affect Shareholder Wealth: The Case of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5896
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Aug 2011
André Betzer, Markus Doumet and Ulf Rinne
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 264 (90,192)
Citation 2

Abstract:

electric power, nuclear power, green economy, earthquake, tsunami, event study, environment

10.

Underwriter Reputation and the Quality of Certification: Evidence from High-Yield Bonds

Forthcoming, Journal of Banking and Finance
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
Christian Andres, André Betzer and Peter Limbach
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Cologne and Centre for Financial Research (CFR)
Downloads 251 (90,192)
Citation 1

Abstract:

borrowing costs, certification, downgrade and default risk, reputation, underwriting standards

11.

Delays in Trade Reporting By Corporate Insiders

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2008
Erik Theissen and André Betzer
University of Mannheim - Finance Area and BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
Downloads 236 (97,701)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Insider trading, directors' dealings, accounting standards

12.

Stealth Trading and Trade Reporting by Corporate Insiders

Forthcoming, Review of Finance
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2014
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Bonn - Institute for Financial Economics and Statistics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
Downloads 235 (107,298)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Insider trading, directors' dealings, corporate governance, market efficiency

13.

Dividend Policy, Corporate Control and the Tax Status of the Controlling Shareholder

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
Downloads 216 (98,497)

Abstract:

Dividend policy, payout policy, Lintner dividend model, tax clientele effects, corporate governance

14.

Index Membership vs. Loss of Voting Power: The Unification of Dual-Class Shares

Forthcoming, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2017
André Betzer, Inga van den Bongard and Marc Goergen
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
Downloads 169 (110,120)

Abstract:

private benefits of control, dual-class stock, ownership structure, corporate governance

15.

Open Market Share Repurchases in Germany: A Conditional Event Study Approach

Forthcoming Abacus, A Journal of Accounting, Finance and Business Studies
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
Downloads 85 (139,932)

Abstract:

Repurchases, Event Study, Selection Bias

16.

Do Corporate Governance Motives Drive Hedge Fund and Private Equity Fund Activities?

European Financial Management, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 805-828, November 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Oct 2010
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Bonn - Institute for Financial Economics and Statistics
Downloads 2 (534,458)
Citation 1

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17.

Sooner or Later: An Analysis of the Delays in Insider Trading Reporting

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 37, Nos. 1-2, pp. 130-147, January/March 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
André Betzer and Erik Theissen
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
Downloads 2 (534,458)
Citation 2

Abstract:

18.

Insider Trading and Corporate Governance: The Case of Germany

European Financial Management, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 402-429, March 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
André Betzer and Erik Theissen
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
Downloads 1 (543,790)
Citation 20

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19.

Foundation Ownership and Shareholder Value: An Event Study

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, BUW - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Trier - Faculty of Management and University of Trier - Faculty of Management
Downloads 0 (302,140)

Abstract:

Blockholders, Event Study, Foundation-Owned Firms, Shareholder Value, Charitable Foundations

20.

Are Generalists Beneficial to Corporate Shareholders? Evidence from Sudden Deaths

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Fordham University - Accounting Area, University of Cologne and Centre for Financial Research (CFR) and Lehigh University
Downloads 0 (348,291)

Abstract:

executive heterogeneity, managerial work experience, firm value

21.

All Is Not Lost that Is Delayed: Overconfidence and Investment Failure

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2017
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and University of Wuppertal
Downloads 0 (276,339)

Abstract:

overconfidence, small and medium-sized enterprises, corporate investment, private companies

22.

The Information Content of Dividend Surprises: Evidence from Germany

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 40, Issue 5-6, pp. 620-645, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
Downloads 0 (557,642)

Abstract:

 dividend announcements, market efficiency, ownership structure, agency theory

23.

Private Equity Acquisitions of Continental European Firms: The Impact of Ownership and Control on the Likelihood of Being Taken Private

European Financial Management, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 72-107, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2013
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS)
Downloads 0 (557,642)
Citation 2

Abstract:

private equity, going private, continental Europe, ownership

24.

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

Abstract:

LBOs, Corporate Governance, Agency Theory, Event Study

25.

Why Private Equity Investors Buy Dear or Cheap in European Leveraged Buyout Transactions

Kredit und Kapital, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2006
Posted: 15 Mar 2007
André Betzer
BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics

Abstract:

LBO, Going Private, Agency Theory, Corporate Governance