Feng Zhang

Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department

Associate Professor of Finance, Corrigan Research Professor

SMU Cox School of Business

6212 Bishop Blvd

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/view/fengzhangfin

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Mergers and Acquisitions: The Role of Gender

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 1,267 (22,534)
Citation 16

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bid premium, CEO and director gender, cumulative abnormal announcement period return, independent versus inside female directors, mergers and acquisitions

2.

The Role of High-Skilled Foreign Labor in Startup Performance: Evidence from Two Natural Experiments

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 06 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2021
Jun Chen, Shenje Hshieh and Feng Zhang
Renmin University of China - School of Business, City University of Hong Kong and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 774 (45,253)
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High-Skilled Foreign Labor, H-1B Visa, VC-Backed Companies, Innovation, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

3.

Characteristic-Based Benchmark Returns and Corporate Events

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 12 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 678 (54,000)
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abnormal returns after corporate events, predicted returns, firm characteristics

4.

Director Gender and Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 May 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 654 (56,574)
Citation 28

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director gender, bid initiation, bid premium, mergers and acquisitions, overconfidence, risk aversion

5.

Predictable Corporate Distributions and Stock Returns

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2014
Hendrik Bessembinder and Feng Zhang
W.P. Carey School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 602 (62,848)
Citation 7

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stock dividends, stock splits, special dividends, dividend increases, predictability, return anomaly

6.

How Does an LBO Impact the Target's Industry?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
University of Washington, University of Oklahoma and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 549 (70,602)
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leverage buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, industry peers

7.

Firm Characteristics and Long-Run Stock Returns after Corporate Events

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2014
Hendrik Bessembinder and Feng Zhang
W.P. Carey School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 541 (71,915)
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firm characteristics, long-run stock returns, BHARs, wealth relative, calendar time portfolio method, event study

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus: Gender and Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Mar 2011
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 490 (81,210)
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Liquidity Risk and Cross-Sectional Returns: Evidence from the Chinese Stock Markets

Finance Research Letters, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
Feng Zhang, Yao Tian and Tony S. Wirjanto
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department, Independent and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 430 (94,704)

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Liquidity risk, systematic risk factor

10.

How Are Firms Sold? The Role of Common Ownership

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2021
M. Vahid Irani, Wenhao Yang and Feng Zhang
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 340 (123,719)

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common ownership, auction, negotiation, mergers and acquisitions

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Deal or No Deal: Hormones and the Mergers and Acquisitions Game

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 338 (124,486)
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mergers and acquisitions, male dominance seeking, CEO testosterone, bid initiation, bid withdrawal, tender offers

12.

Do Insiders Time Management Buyouts and Freezeouts to Buy Undervalued Targets?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
University of Washington, University of Oklahoma and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 278 (152,496)

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management buyouts, freezeout acquisitions, market timing, conflicts of interest

13.

Measuring the Quality of Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 25 May 2022
Atif Ellahie, Shenje Hshieh and Feng Zhang
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, City University of Hong Kong and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 234 (180,755)

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mergers and acquisitions, deal quality, long-run performance, goodwill impairment

14.

Mutual Fund Performance at Long Horizons

SMU Cox School of Business Research Paper No. 22-11
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 May 2022
W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
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Shareholder Rights, Managerial Incentives, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Feng Zhang
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 225 (187,450)

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Antitakeover provisions, managerial incentives, firm value, compensation contract

16.

Vanishing Stock Dividends

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2021
Avner Kalay and Feng Zhang
Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 224 (188,289)

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stock dividends, investor learning, signaling

17.

Long Run Stock Returns after Corporate Events Revisited

Critical Finance Review, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Dec 2017
Hendrik Bessembinder and Feng Zhang
W.P. Carey School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 185 (224,208)
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Information Precision and IPO Pricing

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2012
Feng Zhang
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
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Information precision, IPOs, partial adjustment, price adjustment, share adjustment

19.

Private Equity Funds and Firm Products

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 15 May 2020
Wenhao Yang, Feng Zhang and Xiao Zhong
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department and University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business, Department of Finance, Students
Downloads 138 (285,405)
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private equity funds, new products, leveraged buyouts

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Are Women More Likely to Seek Advice than Men? Evidence from the Boardroom

Journal of Risk and Financial Management, Vol. 8, pp. 127-149, 2015, DOI: 10.3390/jrfm8010127
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 136 (288,763)
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seeking advice; financial advisors; director gender; overconfidence; takeovers

21.

What You See May Not Be What You Get: Return Horizon and Investment Alpha

SMU Cox School of Business Research Paper No. 22-12
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 May 2022
W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
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22.

Risk Homeostasis and Corporate Acquisitions

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Maurice D. Levi, Kai Li and Feng Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 99 (361,235)

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Mergers and Acquisitions, Return Correlation, Risk Dynamics, Risk Homeostasis

23.

Foreign Talent and Hedge Funds

SMU Cox School of Business Research Paper No. 22-05
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2022
Jun Chen, Shenje Hshieh, Melvyn Teo and Feng Zhang
Renmin University of China - School of Business, City University of Hong Kong, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 90 (383,343)

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Foreign labor, H-1B, Visa, Systematic, Quantitative, Race, Ethnicity, Diversity, Homophily, STEM, Education

24.

Non-Random Survival and Long-Run IPO Underperformance

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2022
Feng Zhang
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 74 (429,755)

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non-random firm survival, long-run IPO underperformance, survivorship effect, reverse survivorship effect, initial public offerings

25.

Hiring High-Skilled Labor through Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2022
Jun Chen, Shenje Hshieh and Feng Zhang
Renmin University of China - School of Business, City University of Hong Kong and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
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Acquihiring; Skilled labor; H-1B visa; Mergers and acquisitions; LinkedIn