Feng Zhang

University of Utah - Department of Finance

Assistant Professor of Finance

David Eccles School of Business

Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9303

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 622 (26,044)
Citation 10

Abstract:

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

2.

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
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Independent and Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science and School of Accounting & Finance, University of Waterloo,
Downloads 355 (62,079)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Liquidity risk, systematic risk factor

3.

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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 325 (51,979)
Citation 10

Abstract:

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

4.

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
Arizona State University and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 307 (56,216)

Abstract:

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

5.

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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 263 (88,043)
Citation 6

Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, male dominance seeking, CEO testosterone, bid initiation, bid withdrawal, tender offers

6.

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
Arizona State University and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 260 (77,051)
Citation 1

Abstract:

firm characteristics, long-run stock returns, BHARs, wealth relative, calendar time portfolio method, event study

7.

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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 159 (112,135)
Citation 1

Abstract:

8.

Shareholder Rights, Managerial Incentives, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Feng Zhang
University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 151 (134,209)

Abstract:

Antitakeover provisions, managerial incentives, firm value, compensation contract

9.

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
University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 139 (175,359)

Abstract:

Information precision, IPOs, partial adjustment, price adjustment, share adjustment

10.

How Does an LBO Impact the Target's Industry?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2016
University of Washington, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Banking and Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 83 (97,848)

Abstract:

leverage buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, industry peers

11.

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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 61 (267,157)

Abstract:

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

12.

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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 58 (221,560)

Abstract:

seeking advice; financial advisors; director gender; overconfidence; takeovers

13.

Characteristic-Based Benchmark Returns and Corporate Events

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 12 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2017
Arizona State University, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 41 (99,924)

Abstract:

abnormal returns after corporate events, predicted returns, firm characteristics

14.

Investor Reaction to Merger and Acquisition Rumors

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jul 2016
Matthew Ma and Feng Zhang
University of Utah and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 0 (149,388)

Abstract:

rumor, mergers and acquisitions, overreaction, investor attention

15.

Vanishing Stock Dividends

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Feng Zhang and Avner Kalay
University of Utah - Department of Finance and Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management
Downloads 0 (232,503)

Abstract:

stock dividends, investor learning, signaling

16.

Are Target Shareholders Systematically Exploited in Management Buyouts and Freezeouts?

FIRN Research Paper No. 2789893
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 05 Jun 2016
University of Washington, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Banking and Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Abstract:

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