Dimitris Petmezas

Durham University Business School

Mill Hill Lane

Durham, DH1 3LB

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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 1,424 (16,372)
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Acquisitions, bidders, serial acquirers, performance persistence

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 1,154 (22,058)
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Managerial Overconfidence, Self-Attribution Bias, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Short-term and Long-term Performance.

Acquisitions, Overconfident Managers and Self-Attribution Bias

European Financial Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 531-577, June 2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 May 2007
John A. Doukas and Dimitris Petmezas
Old Dominion University - Strome College of Business and Durham University Business School
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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
George Alexandridis, Dimitris Petmezas and Nickolaos G. Travlos
ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, Durham University Business School and University of Surrey
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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
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Working Capital Management, Performance, Investment, Risk

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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
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CEO overconfidence, value of cash, growth opportunities, financial constraints, underinvestment

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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
Andrey Golubov, Dimitris Petmezas and Nickolaos G. Travlos
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Durham University Business School and University of Surrey
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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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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 University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
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credit ratings, acquisition likelihood, acquisition announcement returns, downgrades

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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
Andrey Golubov, Dimitris Petmezas and Nickolaos G. Travlos
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Durham University Business School and University of Surrey
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Method of Payment, Abnormal Returns, Seasoned Equity Offerings, Agency Costs of Overvalued Equity

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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
University of Surrey - Surrey Business School, Durham University Business School and University of Surrey
Downloads 477 (73,699)
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Credit Rating, Method of Payment, Mergers and Acquisitions

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

Divergence of Opinion and Post-Acquisition Performance

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 34, No. 3-4, pp. 439-460, April/May 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Jun 2007
George Alexandridis, Antonios Antoniou and Dimitris Petmezas
ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, Wealth Associates and Durham University Business School
Downloads 24 (618,600)
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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
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan and Durham University Business School
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minority shareholders, stock market development, increase-in-ownership mergers, target returns

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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 335 (111,073)

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working capital, bonus payment, executive compensation, financial constraint

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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 312 (119,844)

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

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Does Terrorism Affect Acquisitions?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2021
Tung Nguyen, Dimitris Petmezas and Nikolaos Karampatsas
Alliance Manchester Business School, Durham University Business School and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
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Terrorism; Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As); Real Options; Uncertainty; Human Capital

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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, University of Surrey - Surrey Business School, Durham University Business School and University of Surrey
Downloads 264 (142,746)
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Asset sales, Acquisitions, Restructuring, Operating efficiency, Abnormal returns, Financial constraints

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Does Geopolitical Risk Affect Acquisitions?

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2020
University of Glasgow, University of Glasgow, University of Stirling, Durham University Business School and University of Glasgow
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Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), Geopolitical Risk, Real Options, Interim Risk

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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
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Uncertainty; Terrorism; Corporate Innovation; Patents; Citations; Inventor Productivity; Inventor Mobility; Employee Safety

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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 228 (164,750)
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PAC contributions; lobbying activities; mergers and acquisitions; acquisition probability; time to completion; takeover premium

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Local Boy Does Good: CEO Birthplace Identity and Corporate Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Zicheng Lei, Dimitris Petmezas, P. Raghavendra Rau and Chen Yang
King's College London, Durham University Business School, University of Cambridge and Durham University Business School
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); CEOs; Home Bias, Psychology; Trust; Place Identity

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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 Surrey
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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 71 (395,142)
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mergers & acquisitions; price run-up; method of payment; frequent bidders; long-term wealth effects

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The Effects of Terrorist Attacks on Inventor Productivity and Mobility

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Eliezer M. Fich, Tung Nguyen and Dimitris Petmezas
Drexel University - Department of Finance, Alliance Manchester Business School and Durham University Business School
Downloads 64 (417,312)
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Terrorism, Corporate Innovation, Patents, Citations, Inventor Productivity, Inventor Mobility

Bidder Gains and Losses of Firms Involved in Many Acquisitions

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 34, Issue 7-8, pp. 1221-1244, September/October 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Antonios Antoniou, Dimitris Petmezas and Huainan Zhao
Wealth Associates, Durham University Business School and Loughborough University - School of Business and Economics
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Bidder Gains and Losses of Firms Involved in Many Acquisitions

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming, Cass Business School Research Paper
Posted: 24 Nov 2006
Antonios Antoniou, Huainan Zhao and Dimitris Petmezas
Wealth Associates, Loughborough University - School of Business and Economics and Durham University Business School

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mergers & acquisitions, frequent bidders, method of payment, public/private/subsidiary targets, short/long-term wealth effects

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Asymmetric Information and Target Returns

Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Ettore Croci, Dimitris Petmezas and Nickolaos G. Travlos
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, Durham University Business School and University of Surrey

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