Lei Zhang

University of Queensland - Business School

Brisbane, Queensland 4072

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

The Effects of Organizational Structure on Bond Investing: Do Bond Investors Behave like Banks?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Massimo Massa and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 664 (37,846)

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organizational structure, hierarchy, proximity investment, herding, performance

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Sociability, Golf Courses, and the Performance of Institutional Investors

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2016
Chishen Wei and Lei Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 563 (47,089)

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Sociability, Social Connections, Institutional Investors, Golf

Investment Horizon of the Bond Investor Base and the Leverage of the Firm

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Massimo Massa, Ayako Yasuda and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 316 (93,551)
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institutional investors; corporate bonds; investment horizon; corporate finance; capital structure; leverage; clientele; investor base

Investment Horizon of the Bond Investor Base and the Leverage of the Firm

INSEAD Business School Research Paper No. 2007/57/FIN/ACGRD
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Massimo Massa, Ayako Yasuda and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 203 (147,708)
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institutional investors; corporate bonds; investment horizon; corporate finance; capital structure; leverage; clientele; investor base

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CDS and the Liquidity Provision in the Bond Market

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2012/114/FIN
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Massimo Massa and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 388 (74,472)
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CDS, bond liquidity, yield spreads, fire sales, crisis

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Why Do Firms Pay Cash in Acquisitions? Evidence from a Demand Perspective

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2010
Lei Zhang
University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 388 (74,472)
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mergers and acquisitions, cash popularity, cash payments, offer premium

Trust and Certification in Financial Markets: Evidence from Reactions to Earnings News

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Chishen Wei and Lei Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 274 (109,246)

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Trust, Earnings Reactions, Auditor Quality, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Trust and Market Efficiency

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Nov 2014
Chishen Wei and Lei Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 96 (271,008)

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Trust, Market Efficiency, Earnings Reactions, Auditor Choice, Government Policy and Regulation

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Cosmetic Mergers: The Effect of Style Investing on the Market for Corporate Control

AFFI/EUROFIDAI, Paris December 2007 Finance International Meeting AFFI - EUROFIDAI
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Feb 2007
Massimo Massa and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 293 (102,140)
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mergers and acquisitions, popularity, style investing, short-termism, mutual funds, dumb money

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The Spillover Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Corporate Bonds and the Choice between Bank and Bond Financing

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2012
Lei Zhang and Massimo Massa
University of Queensland - Business School and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 283 (106,076)

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Hurricane Katrina, property insurance, bond ownership, bond abnormal return, bank/bond financing, debt maturity

Investor Horizon Clientele and IPO Underpricing

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2014
Massimo Massa and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 134 (212,219)

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institutional investors, investor horizon clientele, proximity investing, short-term investor fraction, IPOs, Amihud illiquidity, underpricing

Investor Horizon Clientele and IPO Underpricing

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Lei Zhang and Massimo Massa
University of Queensland - Business School and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 125 (224,265)

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institutional investors, investor horizon clientele, proximity investing, local short-term demand, IPOs, Amihud illiquidity, underpricing

10.

Does Distance Matter for Debtholder-Shareholder Conflicts?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Xiaoran Huang, Jun-Koo Kang and Lei Zhang
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Banking & Finance, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 235 (129,125)

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Debtholder-shareholder distance, Moral hazard, Agency problem, Risk shifting, Asset substitution, Information asymmetry, Loan contracts

11.

Trust and Local Bias

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 02 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2019
Chishen Wei and Lei Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 223 (135,304)
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Trust, Local Bias, Institutional Investors, Cultural economics

12.

Powerful Blockholders and CEO Turnover

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Chishen Wei and Lei Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 195 (153,630)

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Institutional Blockholders, CEO Turnover, Corporate Governance

13.

Conglomerate Discount and Financial Constraints: A Novel View to an Old Puzzle

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Mar 2010
University of Illinois at Chicago, INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 172 (171,963)
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conglomerate discount, financial constraints, Tobin’s Q

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Supply Uncertainty of the Bond Investor Base and the Leverage of the Firm

Journal of Financial Economics 110, 185–214.
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
Massimo Massa, Ayako Yasuda and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 167 (176,450)
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institutional investors, corporate bonds, capital supply uncertainty, corporate finance, capital structure, leverage, clientele, investor base

Does TRACE Coverage Reduce Corporate Yield Spreads?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jun 2012
Lei Zhang
University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 109 (248,209)

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bond liquidity, TRACE, option-adjusted spreads, asset swap spreads, CDS spreads

Does TRACE Coverage Reduce Corporate Yield Spreads?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2012
Lei Zhang
University of Queensland - Business School
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Local Equity Market Participation and Stock Liquidity

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2010
Lei Zhang
University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 134 (211,582)
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stock liquidity, retail investors, local bias, noise trading

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Stocks, Bonds and Debt Imbalance: The Role of Relative Availability of Bond and Bank Financing

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Massimo Massa and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 121 (228,939)
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The Informational Role of Overconfident CEOs

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2018
Chishen Wei and Lei Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 119 (231,709)

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Overconfident CEOs, Information Asymmetry, Cost of Capital, Short Interest

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The Role of Relative Availability of Bond and Bank Financing: A Measure of Debt Inflexibility

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Massimo Massa and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 113 (240,663)

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debt inflexibility, capital structure, external financing, cash flow sensitivity, dividend payout

20.

Supplier-Customer Relationships and Corporate Hedging Policy

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Jun-Koo Kang, Limin Xu and Lei Zhang
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, University of Adelaide - Business School and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 109 (246,897)

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Supplier, Customer, Product market relationship, Hedging, Financial distress risk, Risk management

21.

Back to the Beginning: Does Investor Diversification Affect the Firm's Cost of Equity?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Zhanhui Chen and Lei Zhang
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 106 (251,706)

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Institutional investors; Marginal Investor; Investor Diversification; Cost of Equity

22.

Illiquidity Spillovers from the Bond Market: The Effect of TRACE Coverage on Stock Liquidity

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2012
Lei Zhang
University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 95 (270,879)

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TRACE, transparency, illiquidity spillovers, Amihud illiquidity, zero-return illiquidity

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Corporate Hedging, Information Environment, and Stock Price Crash Risk

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Jeong-Bon Kim, Yi Si, Chongwu Xia and Lei Zhang
City University of Hong Kong, Xiamen University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Banking & Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 85 (290,671)

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Corporate Hedging, Crash Risk, Information Asymmetry, Agency Theory

24.

Identifying Ineffective Monitors from Securities Class Action Lawsuits

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2018
Chishen Wei and Lei Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 78 (306,012)

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Institutional investors, Securities class action litigation, Shareholder linkages, Corporate governance

25.

Fire-sales and Information Advantage: When Bank-Affiliation Helps

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2012
Lei Zhang and Massimo Massa
University of Queensland - Business School and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 76 (310,735)

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fire sales, crisis, bank-affiliation, foreign ownership, liquidity

26.

Credit Advantage and Firm Structure: The Benefits of a Separate Corporate Veil

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
University of Illinois at Chicago, INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 73 (317,979)

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separate legal liability, subsidiary based firm, credit advantage, agglomeration, M&As

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Law Firm Expertise and Agency Problem in Securities Class Action Lawsuits

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Feb 2017
Chuyi Yang and Lei Zhang
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 66 (335,791)

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Securities class action lawsuits, Agency problem, Law firm expertise

Bank Credit Tightening, Debt Market Frictions and Corporate Yield Spreads

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Sep 2014
Massimo Massa and Lei Zhang
INSEAD - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 52 (383,264)

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bank credit tightening, debt inflexibility, lending standards, bond yield spreads, debt and equity correlation

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Classical and Impulse Stochastic Control for the Optimization of the Dividend and Risk Policies of an Insurance Firm

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 181-202, January 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
University of Alberta - Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta - Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Mathematics (Deceased) and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 28 (471,410)
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