Alfred Yawson

University of Adelaide

Dr.

No 233 North Terrace

Adelaide, South Australia 5005

Australia

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C/- University of Queensland Business School

St Lucia, 4071 Brisbane

Queensland

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Role of Investment Banks in M&A Transactions: Fees and Services

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
University of Adelaide, Macquarie Bank and University of Sydney
Downloads 698 (34,986)
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Investment banks, Quality premium, Advisory fees, Stock bids

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Extraordinary Acquirers

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2015
Andrey Golubov, Alfred Yawson and Huizhong Zhang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Adelaide and University of Adelaide - Business School
Downloads 376 (76,363)
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Acquirer Returns, Performance Persistence, Fixed Effects

Are Corporate Restructuring Events Driven By Common Factors? Implications for Takeover Prediction

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Ronan Powell and Alfred Yawson
University College Dublin (UCD) - Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and University of Adelaide
Downloads 290 (101,707)
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Corporate restructuring, Takeovers, Divestitures, Layoffs, Bankruptcies, Type II error

Are Corporate Restructuring Events Driven By Common Factors? Implications for Takeover Prediction

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 34, Issue 7-8, pp. 1169-1192, September/October 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Ronan Powell and Alfred Yawson
University College Dublin (UCD) - Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and University of Adelaide
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Evaluating the Characteristics of Corporate Boards Associated with Layoff Decisions

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 75-84, March 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Alfred Yawson
University of Adelaide
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Corporate governance, corporate restructuring, directors, employee layoffs

Evaluating the Characteristics of Corporate Boards Associated with Layoff Decisions

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 75-84, March 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 May 2006
Alfred Yawson
University of Adelaide
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Comparative Advantage, Industry Specialization, and the Role of Investment Banks in M&As

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Stockholm University - School of Business, University of Sydney, University of Adelaide and University of Adelaide - Business School
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Industry Specialist advisors; Comparative Advantage, Acquirers, Abnormal Returns, Advisory Fees, Deal Completion

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Interaction Effects of Restructuring Decisions on Operating Profit Following Performance Shocks

Journal of Economics and Business, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Alfred Yawson
University of Adelaide
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Operating performance, Restructuring actions, Interaction effects, Performance shocks

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Tax Compliance Behaviour in Australian Self-Managed Superannuation Funds

EJTR Vol. 13 No. 3 Dec. 2015 at 740. The ISSN is 1448-2398. , U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Feb 2016
University of Adelaide, University of Adelaide - School of Law, University of Adelaide and University of Adelaide
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self-managed superannuation funds

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Are Two Heads Better than One? The Role of Investment Banking Syndicates in M&As

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Grant A. Richardson, Alfred Yawson and Huizhong Zhang
University of Adelaide - Business School, University of Adelaide and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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Investment banking syndicates, Coordination and incentive problems, Acquirer abnormal returns, Takeover premium, Synergy gain

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The Decision to Seek Advice in the Self-Directed Retirement Fund Industry

Applied Economics, Vol. 47, No. 32, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jan 2017
George Mihaylov, Alfred Yawson and Ralf Zurbruegg
University of Adelaide, University of Adelaide and University of Adelaide
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overconfidence, literacy, pension plan, financial advice, investment decision

10.

Who Acquires Toxic Targets?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 842-874, 2018
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Chelsea Liu and Alfred Yawson
University of Adelaide - Business School and University of Adelaide
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Corporate Governance and Restructuring Activities Following Completed Bids

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 61-76, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
Joshua Abor and Alfred Yawson
University of Ghana - Business School and University of Adelaide
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Corporate Governance, Takeovers, Corporate Restructuring

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Divestitures, Wealth Effects and Corporate Governance

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 389-415, June 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Sian A. Owen, Liting Shi and Alfred Yawson
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and University of Adelaide
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Industry Aspects of Takeovers and Divestitures: Evidence from the UK

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Ronan Powell and Alfred Yawson
University College Dublin (UCD) - Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and University of Adelaide

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Corporate restructuring, Industry shocks, Deregulation, Technology, Panel data