Francois Degeorge

University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics

via Giuseppe Buffi 13

CH-6904 Lugano

Switzerland

Swiss Finance Institute

Swiss Finance Institute Professor

c/o University of Geneve

40, Bd du Pont-d'Arve

1211 Geneva, CH-6900

Switzerland

http://www.istfin.eco.usi.ch/personal-info?id=705

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Corporate Finance in Europe: A Survey

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 121/2006, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-17
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Francois Degeorge and Ernst G. Maug
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and University of Mannheim Business School
Downloads 2,510 (3,285)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Corporate Finance, Europe

Analyst Hype in IPOs: Explaining the Popularity of Bookbuilding

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2005-27, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 65/2005, RICAFE Working Paper No. 011
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Sep 2004
Francois Degeorge, François Derrien and Kent L. Womack
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, HEC Paris - Finance Department and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management (Deceased)
Downloads 654 (29,537)
Citation 17

Abstract:

IPO, book-building, auctions

Analyst Hype in Ipos: Explaining the Popularity of Bookbuilding

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 1021-1058, 2007
Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Francois Degeorge, François Derrien and Kent L. Womack
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management (Deceased)

Abstract:

G24, G32

3.
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Citation 4

Auctioned IPOs: The U.S. Evidence

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-38, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-61, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2009-08S, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2009-37S
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2013
Francois Degeorge, François Derrien and Kent L. Womack
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, HEC Paris - Finance Department and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management (Deceased)
Downloads 336 (68,731)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Initial public offerings, investment banking, auctions

Auctioned IPOs: The U.S. Evidence

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2013
Francois Degeorge, François Derrien and Kent L. Womack
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, HEC Paris - Finance Department and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management (Deceased)
Downloads 136 (168,870)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Initial public offerings, investment banking, auctions

Auctioned IPOs: The U.S. Evidence

Paris December 2009 Finance International Meeting AFFI - EUROFIDAI, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-72
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2013
Francois Degeorge, François Derrien and Kent L. Womack
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, HEC Paris - Finance Department and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management (Deceased)
Downloads 106 (204,372)
Citation 4

Abstract:

initial public offerings, investment banking, auctions

4.

On Secondary Buyouts

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 384, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-48
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Francois Degeorge, Jens Martin and Ludovic Phalippou
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, University of Amsterdam - Finance Group and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 577 (16,839)

Abstract:

Private equity, buyouts, performance, secondary buyouts

5.

Do Analysts' Preferences Affect Corporate Policies?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-22, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, HEC Paris - Finance Department, York University - Schulich School of Business and Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
Downloads 518 (31,237)

Abstract:

Equity research analysts, Preferences, Real effects, Investment, Financing, Payouts, Leverage, Cash holdings

Selling Company Shares to Reluctant Employees: France Telecom's Experience

FEEM Working Paper No. 111.2002
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jun 2000
Francois Degeorge, Dirk Jenter, Alberto Moel and Peter Tufano
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, London School of Economics, Monitor Corporate Finance, Monitor Group and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 433 (50,661)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Employee Stock Ownership, Privatization, Portfolio Choice

Selling Company Shares to Reluctant Employees: France Telecom's Experience

NBER Working Paper No. w7683
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 May 2000
Francois Degeorge, Dirk Jenter, Alberto Moel and Peter Tufano
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, London School of Economics, Monitor Corporate Finance, Monitor Group and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 33 (375,189)
Citation 13

Abstract:

7.

Analyst Coverage, Earnings Management and Financial Development: An International Study

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Mar 2012
Francois Degeorge, Yuan Ding, Thomas Jeanjean and Hervé Stolowy
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), ESSEC Business School - Department of Accounting and Management Control and HEC Paris - Accounting and Management Control Department
Downloads 260 (83,312)

Abstract:

analyst coverage, earnings management, financial development, international comparison

8.

The Ecology of Risk Taking

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-16; Harvard Business School Working Paper Series No. 03-053
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Jan 2003
Francois Degeorge, Boaz Moselle and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Ofgem and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 236 (98,852)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Risk Asymmetric Information

9.

News Dissemination and Investor Attention

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 416/2014, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Romain Boulland, Francois Degeorge and Edith Ginglinger
ESSEC Business School, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and Université Paris-Dauphine, DRM
Downloads 196 (89,433)

Abstract:

News dissemination; Language; Media coverage; Earnings announcements; Limited attention; High-Frequency Trading

10.

Conspicuous Conservatism in Risk Choice

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jun 2007
Boaz Moselle, Francois Degeorge and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Ofgem, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 127 (171,329)
Citation 1

Abstract:

risk choice, signaling, conservatism

11.

Quid Pro Quo in IPOs: Why Book-Building is Dominating Auctions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4462
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Aug 2004
Francois Degeorge, François Derrien and Kent L. Womack
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, HEC Paris - Finance Department and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management (Deceased)
Downloads 34 (362,782)
Citation 4

Abstract:

IPOs, book-building, auctions

12.

Information Handling and Firm Performance: Evidence from Reverse Lbos

NBER Working Paper No. w3798
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jul 2007
Francois Degeorge and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 17 (409,880)

Abstract:

Earnings Management to Exceed Thresholds

Journal of Business, Vol. 72, No. 1, January 1999
Posted: 11 Nov 1998
Francois Degeorge, Jayendu Patel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

Earnings Management to Exceed Thresholds

CEPR Discussion Paper 1790
Posted: 08 Aug 1998
Francois Degeorge, Jayendu Patel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

14.

Hedging and Gambling: Corporate Risk Choice when Informing the Market

CEPR Discussion Paper Series Number 1520
Posted: 21 Apr 1997
Francois Degeorge, Boaz Moselle and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Ofgem and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract: