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 (20)

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 938 (24,551)
Citation 14

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

2.

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 563 (49,292)
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director gender, bid initiation, bid premium, mergers and acquisitions, overconfidence, risk aversion

3.

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 510 (55,876)
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stock dividends, stock splits, special dividends, dividend increases, predictability, return anomaly

4.

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
Arizona State University, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 487 (59,244)
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abnormal returns after corporate events, predicted returns, firm characteristics

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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 426 (69,709)
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firm characteristics, long-run stock returns, BHARs, wealth relative, calendar time portfolio method, event study

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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
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Independent and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 412 (72,648)

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Liquidity risk, systematic risk factor

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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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 386 (78,291)

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leverage buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, industry peers

8.

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 330 (93,689)
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Investor Reaction to Merger and Acquisition Rumors

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jul 2016
Matthew Ma and Feng Zhang
Southern Methodist University (SMU) and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 319 (97,268)
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rumor, mergers and acquisitions, overreaction, investor attention

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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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 314 (98,999)
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mergers and acquisitions, male dominance seeking, CEO testosterone, bid initiation, bid withdrawal, tender offers

11.

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 University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 233 (135,352)
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management buyouts, freezeout acquisitions, market timing, conflicts of interest

12.

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 215 (146,232)

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Antitakeover provisions, managerial incentives, firm value, compensation contract

13.

Common Ownership and Competition in Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 189 (164,850)

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common ownership, competition, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition bids

14.

Vanishing Stock Dividends

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
Avner Kalay and Feng Zhang
Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 164 (186,828)
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stock dividends, investor learning, signaling

15.

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 152 (199,269)

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

16.

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 126 (231,581)
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seeking advice; financial advisors; director gender; overconfidence; takeovers

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
Arizona State University and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 98 (276,823)
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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 83 (307,491)

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

19.

Private Equity Funds and Firm Products

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Feb 2018
Wenhao Yang and Feng Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 81 (312,024)
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private equity funds, new products, leveraged buyouts

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

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Oct 2019
Jun Chen, Shenje Hshieh and Feng Zhang
Renmin University of China, City University of Hong Kong and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 35 (458,217)

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