Zacharias Sautner

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH

Professor of Finance

Adickesallee 32-34

Frankfurt am Main, 60322

Germany

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Behind the Scenes: The Corporate Governance Preferences of Institutional Investors

Journal of Finance 71, 2016, 2905-2932
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2020
Joseph A. McCahery, Zacharias Sautner and Laura T. Starks
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,990 (1,151)
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Institutional investors, corporate governance, shareholder activism

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Did SOX Section 404 Make Firms Less Opaque? Evidence from Cross-Listed Firms

Contemporary Accounting Research, 30, 2013, 1133–1165
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Stefan Arping and Zacharias Sautner
University of Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 2,362 (5,764)
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Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Analyst Forecasts, Corporate Governance, Disclosure Regulation

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ESG Shareholder Engagement and Downside Risk

AFA 2018 paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2019
Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, University of Reading - ICMA Centre, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Oxford-Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Downloads 1,752 (9,461)
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ESG, Shareholder Activism, Downside Risk, Corporate Governance, Climate Change

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The Importance of Climate Risks for Institutional Investors

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-58, European Corporate Governance Institute - Finance Working Paper No. 610/2019
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 27 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2019
Philipp Krueger, Zacharias Sautner and Laura T. Starks
University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,611 (10,912)
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Climate Risks, ESG, Institutional Investors

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Opening the Black Box: Internal Capital Markets and Managerial Power

Journal of Finance 68, 2013, 1577-1631 , EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Markus Glaser, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Zacharias Sautner
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), SKEMA Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 1,518 (11,934)
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Internal Capital Markets, Capital Budgeting, Managerial Power, Corporate Politics

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Short-Term Investors, Long-Term Investments, and Firm Value: Evidence from Russell 2000 Index Inclusions

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Martijn Cremers, Ankur Pareek and Zacharias Sautner
University of Notre Dame, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School, University of Nevada - Las Vegas and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 1,234 (16,504)
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short-termism, managerial myopia, investment, misvaluation

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Short-Term Institutions, Analyst Recommendations, and Mispricing

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2019
Martijn Cremers, Ankur Pareek and Zacharias Sautner
University of Notre Dame, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School, University of Nevada - Las Vegas and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 1,222 (16,736)
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Short-term institutions; Analyst recommendations; Mispricing

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Corporate Governance and Internal Capital Markets

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 1530565, AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2010
Zacharias Sautner and Belen Villalonga
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,047 (21,069)
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Corporate governance, internal capital markets, ownership, diversification

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Out-of-Court Restructuring versus Formal Bankruptcy in a Non-Interventionist Bankruptcy Setting

Review of Finance 14, 2010, 623-668
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2012
Philipp Jostarndt and Zacharias Sautner
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 972 (23,551)
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Bankruptcy, debt restructuring, capital structure

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Corporate Governance and the Design of Stock Option Contracts

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings, Die Betriebswirtschaft, 71, 331-354.
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Zacharias Sautner and Martin Weber
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance
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Stock Option Programs, Program Design, Corporate Governance, Empirical Evidence

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Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: The Role of Private Equity Firms

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming, 25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2012, 2013 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012 BFIN 10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2016
Mark Humphery-Jenner, Zacharias Sautner and Jo-Ann Suchard
UNSW Business School, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and UNSW Business School
Downloads 967 (23,726)
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Mergers and acquisitions, private equity, information asymmetries

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Managerial Short-Termism and Investment: Evidence from Accelerated Option Vesting

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2019
Tomislav Ladika and Zacharias Sautner
University of Amsterdam and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 860 (28,121)
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Managerial myopia, corporate investment, vesting duration, FAS 123-R

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Carbon Tail Risk

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2019
Emirhan Ilhan, Zacharias Sautner and Grigory Vilkov
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 624 (43,693)
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carbon risk, tail risk, climate finance, climate risk

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Internal Capital Markets and Corporate Politics in a Banking Group

Review of Financial Studies, 24, 2011, 358-401 , European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2009-15S, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-19, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2009-47S
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Martijn Cremers, Rocco Huang and Zacharias Sautner
University of Notre Dame, Michigan State University - Department of Finance and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 593 (46,548)
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internal capital markets, capital markets, retail banking, corporate politics

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The Retention Effects of Unvested Equity: Evidence from Accelerated Option Vesting

The Review of Financial Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
Torsten Jochem, Tomislav Ladika and Zacharias Sautner
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 485 (60,058)
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Executive retention, Unvested equity, Stock options, Accelerated option vesting, FAS 123-R

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What Determines How Top Managers Value Their Stock Options?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Zacharias Sautner, Martin Weber and Markus Glaser
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH, University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Executive Stock Options, Subjective Option Values, Optimism, Overconfidence, Miscalibration

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Financial Distress, Corporate Control, and Management Turnover

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Philipp Jostarndt and Zacharias Sautner
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 467 (62,937)
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Corporate control, financial distress, restructuring

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Corporate Governance and Leverage: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-019/2, Finance Research Letters, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Stefan Arping and Zacharias Sautner
University of Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 427 (70,138)
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Corporate Governance, Corporate Leverage, Financing Policy

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How Do Managers Behave in Stock Option Plans? Clinical Evidence from Exercise and Survey Data

Journal of Financial Research, 32, 2009, 123-155
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2014
Martin Weber and Zacharias Sautner
University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 407 (74,315)

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Employee Stock Options, Exercise Behavior, Stock Selling Behavior, Correlation of Economic

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Lawyer Expertise and Contract Design – Evidence from M&A Negotiations

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Christel Karsten, Ulrike Malmendier and Zacharias Sautner
Strategy&, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 380 (80,368)
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Contracting; M&A, Lawyers

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Indirect Costs of Financial Distress and Bankruptcy Law: Evidence from Trade Credit and Sales

Review of Finance, Forthcoming , AFA 2014 Philadelphia Meetings Paper, EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Zacharias Sautner and Vladimir Vladimirov
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and University of Amsterdam Business School
Downloads 370 (82,961)
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Bankruptcy Costs, Workouts, Bankruptcy Law, International Comparison

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Institutional Investors’ Views and Preferences on Climate Risk Disclosure

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-66, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 661/2020
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2020
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 318 (98,804)
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climate finance, climate risk disclosure, transparency, institutional investors

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Institutional Investor Preferences and Executive Compensation

Research Handbook on Executive Pay, edited by J. Hill and R. Thomas, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2012-002, CentER Working Paper Series No. 2012-004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Joseph A. McCahery and Zacharias Sautner
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 304 (103,378)
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Executive Compensation, Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance

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Limited Attention to Detail in Financial Markets

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 2790960
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2019
Henrik Cronqvist, Tomislav Ladika and Zacharias Sautner
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Amsterdam and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 228 (139,345)
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Limited attention, option expensing, analyst recommendations, earnings forecasts, FAS 123-R

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Stock Option Repricing in Europe

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Michael Sauer and Zacharias Sautner
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 186 (168,582)
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Executive Stock Options, Option Repricing, Comparative Corporate Governance

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Contracting between Firms: Empirical Evidence

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Rajkamal Iyer and Zacharias Sautner
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Downloads 103 (269,681)

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agency problems, holdup problems, incomplete contracting, contract theory