Dimitris Petmezas

Durham University Business School

Mill Hill Lane

Durham, DH1 3LB

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

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
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan and Durham University Business School
Downloads 1,775 (18,878)
Citation 10

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Acquisitions, bidders, serial acquirers, performance persistence

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Acquisitions, Overconfident Managers and Self-Attribution Bias

European Financial Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Dec 2006
John A. Doukas and Dimitris Petmezas
Old Dominion University - Strome College of Business and Durham University Business School
Downloads 1,327 (29,260)
Citation 2

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Managerial Overconfidence, Self-Attribution Bias, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Short-term and Long-term Performance.

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Gains from Mergers and Acquisitions Around the World: New Evidence

Financial Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2010
ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, Durham University Business School and University of SurreyALBA Graduate Business School
Downloads 1,225 (32,907)
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Public acquisitions, competition, premium, acquisition gains, method of payment

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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, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan and Durham University Business School
Downloads 1,012 (43,243)
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Working Capital Management, Performance, Investment, Risk

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When It Pays to Pay Your Investment Banker: New Evidence on the Role of Financial Advisors in M&As

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Durham University Business School and University of SurreyALBA Graduate Business School
Downloads 967 (46,122)
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Investment Banks, Reputation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Abnormal Returns, Advisory Fees, Deal Completion, Self-Selection Bias, Organizational Form

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CEO Overconfidence and the Value of Corporate Cash Holdings

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
Nihat Aktas, Christodoulos Louca and Dimitris Petmezas
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Cyprus University of Technology and Durham University Business School
Downloads 902 (50,738)
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CEO overconfidence, value of cash, growth opportunities, financial constraints, underinvestment

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Credit Ratings and Acquisitions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 May 2018 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Durham University Business School, London Business School and Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI) - Coventry University
Downloads 795 (60,311)
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credit ratings, acquisition likelihood, acquisition announcement returns, downgrades

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Local Boy Does Good: The Effect of Home CEOs on Firm CSR

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 09 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2023
Zicheng Lei, Dimitris Petmezas, P. Raghavendra Rau and Chen Yang
King's College London, Durham University Business School, University of Cambridge and University of Glasgow
Downloads 770 (62,950)
Citation 2

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); CEOs; Home Bias, Trust; Social Identity; Firm Value

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Do Stock-Financed Acquisitions Destroy Value? New Methods and Evidence

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Durham University Business School and University of SurreyALBA Graduate Business School
Downloads 572 (91,867)
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Method of Payment, Abnormal Returns, Seasoned Equity Offerings, Agency Costs of Overvalued Equity

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Does Terrorism Affect Acquisitions?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2022
Tung Nguyen, Dimitris Petmezas and Nikolaos Karampatsas
Alliance Manchester Business School, Durham University Business School and Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI) - Coventry University
Downloads 558 (94,809)
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Terrorism; Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As); Real Options; Uncertainty; Human Capital

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Credit Ratings and the Choice of Payment Method in Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI) - Coventry University, Durham University Business School and University of SurreyALBA Graduate Business School
Downloads 542 (98,348)
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Credit Rating, Method of Payment, Mergers and Acquisitions

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Uncertainty and Corporate Innovation: Evidence from Terrorist Attacks

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2020
Eliezer M. Fich, Tung Nguyen and Dimitris Petmezas
Drexel University - Department of Finance, Alliance Manchester Business School and Durham University Business School
Downloads 439 (126,707)
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Uncertainty; Terrorism; Corporate Innovation; Patents; Citations; Inventor Productivity; Inventor Mobility; Employee Safety

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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: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Nihat Aktas, Ettore Croci, Oguzhan Ozbas and Dimitris Petmezas
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Durham University Business School
Downloads 387 (146,449)

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working capital, bonus payment, executive compensation, financial constraint

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Divergence of Opinion and Post-Acquisition Performance

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Oct 2006
George Alexandridis, Antonios Antoniou and Dimitris Petmezas
ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, Wealth Associates and Durham University Business School
Downloads 372 (153,049)

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Divergence of Opinion, Mergers and Acquisitions, Long-Run Performance, Idiosyncratic Volatility, Analyst Forecast Dispersion.

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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: 03 Sep 2023
Ettore Croci and Dimitris Petmezas
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan and Durham University Business School
Downloads 353 (162,135)
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minority shareholders, stock market development, increase-in-ownership mergers, target returns

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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
Ettore Croci, Dimitris Petmezas and Evangelos Vagenas-Nanos
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, Durham University Business School and University of Glasgow
Downloads 345 (166,152)

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

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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
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan and Durham University Business School
Downloads 341 (168,239)
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Executive compensation, Managerial incentives, Risk-taking, Mergers and acquisitions, Overconfidence

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Born to Behave: Home CEOs and Financial Misconduct

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 30 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2023
Zicheng Lei, Dimitris Petmezas, P. Raghavendra Rau and Chen Yang
King's College London, Durham University Business School, University of Cambridge and University of Glasgow
Downloads 339 (169,284)

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CEO reputational capital, birthplace identity, financial misconduct

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Selling to Buy: Asset Sales and Acquisitions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 62, pp. 01-17, 2020
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2020
University of Surrey - Surrey Business School, Southern Utah University, Durham University Business School and University of SurreyALBA Graduate Business School
Downloads 333 (172,653)
Citation 21

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Asset sales, Acquisitions, Restructuring, Operating efficiency, Abnormal returns, Financial constraints

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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
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, University of South Florida, University of South Florida and Durham University Business School
Downloads 263 (220,617)
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PAC contributions; lobbying activities; mergers and acquisitions; acquisition probability; time to completion; takeover premium

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The Effects of Terrorist Attacks on Inventor Productivity and Mobility

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2022
Eliezer M. Fich, Tung Nguyen and Dimitris Petmezas
Drexel University - Department of Finance, Alliance Manchester Business School and Durham University Business School
Downloads 218 (264,650)
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Terrorism, Inventions, Patents, Citations, Inventor Productivity, Inventor Mobility

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Spillover Effects of the Opioid Epidemic on Labor and Innovation

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2023
Christodoulos Louca, Roni Michaely and Dimitris Petmezas
Cyprus University of Technology, The University of Hong Kong and Durham University Business School
Downloads 198 (289,137)
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Opioid Epidemic, Corporate Innovation, Patents, Citations, Inventor Mobility, Spillover (Non-Personal Addiction) Effects

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Governance Mandates, Outside Directors, and Acquirer Performance

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2867119
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2017
Zicklin School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Durham University Business School and University of SurreyALBA Graduate Business School
Downloads 123 (429,813)
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Board Structures, Mergers, Corporate Governance

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What are the Causes and Effects of M&As? The UK Evidence

Multinational Finance Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1/2, p. 21-47, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Jie (Michael) Guo and Dimitris Petmezas
Durham Business School and Durham University Business School
Downloads 115 (452,113)
Citation 2

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mergers & acquisitions; price run-up; method of payment; frequent bidders; long-term wealth effects

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The Impact of CEO Ethnic Cultural Identity on Foreign Investments: Evidence from Cross-Border Acquisitions

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 May 2024
Miriam Marra, Dimitris Petmezas, Jing Ruan and Chao Yin
University of Reading - ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, Durham University Business School, University of Reading and University of Edinburgh
Downloads 37 (819,471)

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CEO ethnic cultural identity, cross-border acquisitions, homophily, acquisition likelihood, abnormal returns, completed deals

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Asymmetric Information and Target Returns

Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, Durham University Business School and University of SurreyALBA Graduate Business School

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