B. Espen Eckbo

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Tuck Centennial Professor of Finance, and Founding Director of the Center for Corporate Governance

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/eckbo

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Research Associate

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (58)

1.

Corporate Takeovers

HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE FINANCE: EMPIRICAL CORPORATE FINANCE, Vol. 2, Chapter 15, pp. 291-430, B. E., Eckbo, ed., Elsevier/North-Holland Handbook of Finance Series, 2008, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2008-47
Number of pages: 172 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2019
Sandra Betton, B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Takeover, merger, tender offer, auction, offer premium, bidder gains, toeholds, markups

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Security Offerings

HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE FINANCE: EMPIRICAL CORPORATE FINANCE, Vol. 1, B. E. Eckbo, ed., Chapter 6, pp. 233-373, Elsevier/North-Holland Handbook of Finance Series, 2007, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2005-28
Number of pages: 168 Posted: 06 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 03 May 2009
B. Espen Eckbo, Ronald W. Masulis and Oyvind Norli
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of New South Wales, Sydney and BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Financial Economics
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Security offering, IPO, SEO, debt offer, flotation method, underwriting, rights offer, private placement, shelf registration, adverse selection, announcement returns, long run performance

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Liquidity Risk, Leverage and Long-Run IPO Returns

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2004-14, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 11, pp. 1-35, 2005
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
B. Espen Eckbo and Oyvind Norli
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Financial Economics
Downloads 4,770 (1,873)
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Liquidity, Long-run returns, IPO

Liquidity Risk, Leverage and Long-Run IPO Returns

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
B. Espen Eckbo and Oyvind Norli
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Financial Economics
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Asset pricing, liquidity, risk and return, Initial Public Offering (IPO), capital structure, market efficiency

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Corporate Restructuring: Breakups and LBOs

HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE FINANCE: EMPIRICAL CORPORATE FINANCE, Vol. 2, Chapter 16, pp. 431-496, B. E. Eckbo, ed., Elsevier/North-Holland Handbook of Finance Series, 2008, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2008-49
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 May 2008 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2011
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Restructuring, breakup, divestiture, spinoff, equity carveout, tracking stock, leveraged

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Bidding Strategies and Takeover Premiums: A Review

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 15, pp. 149-178, 2009, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2008-48
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 05 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Takeover, offer premium, bid strategy, bid jump, merger, tender offer, auction, negotiation, toehold, payment method, markup pricing

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Seasoned Equity Offerings: A Survey

FINANCE (NORTH-HOLLAND, HANDBOOKS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE), R. Jarrow, V. Maksimovic, W. Ziemba, eds., Ch. 31, pp. 1017-1072, 1995
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
B. Espen Eckbo and Ronald W. Masulis
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and University of New South Wales, Sydney
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Seasoned equity offering, SEO, flotation costs, flotation method choice, underwriting, firm commitment offers, best effort, rights offer, standby rights offer, quality certification, shareholder takeup, adverse selection, market timing, aggregate issue activity, market microstructure effects

Valuation effects of Norway's board gender-quota law revisited

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2746786, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 463/2016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2020
B. Espen Eckbo, Knut Nygaard and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Oslo Business School at Oslo Metropolitan University and Norwegian School of Economics
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Gender quota, director independence, valuation effect, long-run performance, corporate conversion, busy directors, director network power

Does Gender-Balancing the Board Reduce Firm Value?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11176
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
B. Espen Eckbo, Knut Nygaard and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Oslo Business School at Oslo Metropolitan University and Norwegian School of Economics
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;ong-run performance, busy directors, corporate conversion, director independence, director network power, Gender quota, valuation effect

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Horizontal Mergers, Collusion, and Stockholder Wealth

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 11, pp. 241-273, 1983
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 May 2009
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Merger, collusion, market power, antitrust, efficiency, rivals, industry rents

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Corporate Restructuring

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 02 Jun 2013
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Restructuring, LBO, divestiture, spinoff, carveout

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Merger Negotiations and the Toehold Puzzle

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2005-16, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 85/2005, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings, Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 May 2005 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Sandra Betton, B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Bidding strategy, tender offer, merger, toehold, termination fee, bid failure

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Corporate Takeovers: Modern Empirical Developments

CORPORATE TAKEOVERS: MODERN EMPIRICAL DEVELOPMENTS, B. Espen Eckbo, ed., Elsevier/Academic Press, 2011 , Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2011-92
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Feb 2011
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Takeovers, Restructurings, Bidding Strategies, Offer Premiums, Takeover Wealth Effects, Merger Waves, Targets in Bankruptcy, Merger Arbitrage

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Citation 9

Corporate Takeovers and Economic Efficiency

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 391/2013, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2013-122
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Takeover, supply chain, innovation, bidding, deal terms, takeover gains

Corporate Takeovers and Economic Efficiency

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 51-74, 2014
Posted: 25 Nov 2014
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

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Adverse Selection and the Rights Offer Paradox

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 293-332, 1992
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
B. Espen Eckbo and Ronald W. Masulis
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and University of New South Wales, Sydney
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Flotation method, seasoned common stock, SEO, stock offer, rights offer, adverse selection

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Citation 33

How Costly Is Corporate Bankruptcy for the CEO?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
B. Espen Eckbo, Karin S. Thorburn and Wei Wang
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Norwegian School of Economics and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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labor market capital, personal bankruptcy costs, turnover, career change, CEO compensation, wealth loss

How Costly is Corporate Bankruptcy for the CEO?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10985
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Dec 2015
B. Espen Eckbo, Karin S. Thorburn and Wei Wang
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Norwegian School of Economics and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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career change, CEO compensation, labor market capital, personal bankruptcy costs, turnover, wealth loss

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Creditor Financing and Overbidding in Bankruptcy Auctions: Theory and Tests

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 15, pp. 10-29, 2009, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2004-13, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 68/2005
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Bankruptcy, auctions, overbidding, fire sale, saleback, governance, premiums, recovery rates, bank bidding

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Citation 16

Are Stock-Financed Takeovers Opportunistic?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 393/2013, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2013-121
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
B. Espen Eckbo, Tanakorn Makaew and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Norwegian School of Economics
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Takeovers, payment method, mispricing, capital structure, industry relatedness, geographic location

Are Stock-Financed Takeovers Opportunistic?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11974
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
B. Espen Eckbo, Tanakorn Makaew and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Norwegian School of Economics
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cash payment, governance, information asymmetry, mispricing, mutual fund flow, opportunism, payment method, stock payment, Takeover bidding

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Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues: Program, July 7-8, 2000

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Aug 2000
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Tradeoff Theory and Leverage Dynamics of High-Frequency Debt Issuers

Review of Finance, forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2020
B. Espen Eckbo and Michael Kisser
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BI Norwegian Business School
Downloads 1,009 (24,375)
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High-frequency debt issuer, issue costs and benefits, dynamic rebalancing, leverage profitability relation, speed of adjustment, tradeoff theory

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Seasoned Public Offerings: Resolution of the 'New Issues Puzzle'

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 56, 251-291, 2000, Tuck School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 04 May 2009
B. Espen Eckbo, Ronald W. Masulis and Oyvind Norli
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of New South Wales, Sydney and BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Financial Economics
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New issues puzzle, long-run performance, factor risk, seasoned public offerings, equity issuer

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Markup Pricing Revisited

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2008-45, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Sandra Betton, B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Bidder returns, target runup, takeover, markup pricing, toehold bidding

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Merger Negotiations with Stock Market Feedback

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 392/2013, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2011-94
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 May 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2013
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Norwegian School of Economics
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Merger negotiations, market feedback loop, takeover bid, offer price markup, target runup, rational bidding, market efficiency, nonlinear test

The Choice of Seasoned-Equity Selling Mechanism: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Dec 2004
B. Espen Eckbo and Oyvind Norli
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Financial Economics
Downloads 759 (35,818)
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Adverse selection, equity offerings, flotation method, rights offer, private placement, underwriting, sequential equilibrium, announcement returns, long-run returns

The Choice of Seasoned-Equity Selling Mechanism: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
B. Espen Eckbo and Oyvind Norli
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Financial Economics
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Equity offering, flotation method, sequential equilibrium, adverse selection, rights offer, underwriting

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Managerial Shareownership, Voting Power, and Cash Dividend Policy

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 1, pp. 33-62, 1994
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
B. Espen Eckbo and Savita Verma
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Dividend policy, shareholder clieneteles, taxes, free cash flow, consensus dividend, voting power,

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Valuation Effects of Corporate Debt Offerings

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 15, 119-151, 1986
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2009
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Straight debt offerings, convertible debt offerings, capital structure change, information effects, adverse selection, agency hypotheses

Equity Issues and the Disappearing Rights Offer Phenomenon

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2008-49, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2008
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Seasoned equity issue, rights offer, underwritten offer, shareholder takeup, adverse selection, issue costs

Equity Issues and the Disappearing Rights Offer Phenomenon

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 72-85, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Toeholds, Bid Jumps, and Expected Payoffs in Takeovers

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 13, 841-882, 2000, Tuck School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 04 May 2009
Sandra Betton and B. Espen Eckbo
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Downloads 535 (57,614)
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Takeover contest, tender offer, toeholds, bidding, bid jumps, rival bidders

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Efficiency of Share-Voting Systems: Report on Italy

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-64, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 174/2011
Number of pages: 188 Posted: 11 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2011
B. Espen Eckbo, Giulia Paone and Runa Urheim
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Central Bank of Norway
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voting, voting chain, shareownership, shareholder rights, proxy voting, voting impediments

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Pervasive Liquidity Risk

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
B. Espen Eckbo and Oyvind Norli
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Financial Economics
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Liquidity, Risk factor, Commonality

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Tuck-Jfqa Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues Ii: International Corporate Governance Conference Program, July 12-13, 2002

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Gains to Bidder Firms Revisited: Domestic and Foreign Acquisitions in Canada

Amos Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 00-04
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2015
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Information Disclosure, Method of Payment, and Takeover Premiums: Public and Private Tender Offers in France

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 24, pp. 363-403, 1989
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Oct 2009
B. Espen Eckbo and Herwig Langohr
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and INSEAD, Finance (Deceased)
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Tender offer, takeover premium, disclosure rules, method of payment, all-cash offer, all-stock offer, offer for control, minority buyout

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Mergers and the Market Concentration Doctrine: Evidence from the Capital Market

Journal of Business, Vol. 58, pp. 325-349,1985
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Mergers, antitrust, concentration, market power, industry rents

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Penalty-free Prepayment and Upfront Fees in Bank Loans

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 1964843
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
B. Espen Eckbo, Xunhua Su and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and Norwegian School of Economics
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credit rationing, upfront fee, borrower risk, performance-pricing, security, collateral

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Rent Extraction by Super-Priority Lenders

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3384389 (2019)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 May 2019 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2020
B. Espen Eckbo, Kai Li and Wei Wang
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Debtor-in-possession, Chapter 11, rent extraction, covenants, loan spreads, fees, roll-up, leveraged loans, prepetition lenders

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Efficiency of Share-Voting Systems: Report on Sweden

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2010-79, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 173/2011
Number of pages: 231 Posted: 01 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2011
B. Espen Eckbo, Giulia Paone and Runa Urheim
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Central Bank of Norway
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Share Voting, Shareholder Rights Directive, Corporate Governance, Hare Holding System, Corporate Law

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Asymmetric Information and the Medium of Exchange in Takeovers: Theory and Tests

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 3, pp. 651-675, 1990
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
B. Espen Eckbo, Ron Giammarino and Robert L. Heinkel
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Finance
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Takeovers, method of payment, separating equilibrium, mix cash-stock payment, all-stock payment, all-cash payment, maximum likelihood estimation, bidder announcement returns

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Economic Effects of Auction Bankruptcy

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-63
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2009
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Bankruptcy, auction, reorganization, liquidation, risk-shifting, asset substitution, fire-sale, bankruptcy costs

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The Conditional Performance of Insider Trades

Journal of Finance, Vol. 53, pp. 467-498, 1998, Tuck School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
B. Espen Eckbo and David C. Smith
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
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Control Benefits and CEO Discipline in Automatic Bankruptcy Auctions

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 69, pp. 227-258, 2003, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 02-16
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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CEO Turnover, Executive Compensation, Private Benefits of Control, Risk-shifting Incentives, Bankruptcy, Post-bankruptcy Performance

Control Benefits and CEO Discipline in Automatic Bankruptcy Auctions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Nov 2002
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Post-bankruptcy performance, CEO turnover, bankruptcy, executive compensation, private benefits of control, risk-shifting incentives

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Corporate Rivalry and Return Comovement

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3218544
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2020
Eric de Bodt, B. Espen Eckbo and Richard Roll
NHH-Caltech, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and California Institute of Technology
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Return co-movement, competitive shocks, rival reactions, differentiation, M&As

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The Government as Active Shareholder

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Dec 2009
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Shareholder activism, corporate governance, share-voting, director election, say on pay, privatization

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Bidder-Specific Synergies and the Evolution of Acquirer Returns

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3437865
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 19 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2020
Olivier Dessaint, B. Espen Eckbo and Andrey Golubov
INSEAD, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Mergers and acquisitions, acquirer returns, bidder-specific synergies, bidder uniqueness

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The leverage-profitability puzzle ressurected

Review of Finance, forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2020
B. Espen Eckbo and Michael Kisser
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BI Norwegian Business School
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Capital structure, tradeoff theory, dynamic inaction, recapitalizations, leverage-profitbility correlation, pecking order

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Consistent Estimation of Cross-Sectional Models in Event Studies

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 3, pp. 343-365, 1990
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
B. Espen Eckbo, Vojislav Maksimovic and Joseph Williams
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Event studies, voluntary events, consistent estimation, selection bias, OLS, GLS, ML estimation, nonlinear estimator, synergy gains, horizontal mergers, bidder gains

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Mergers and the Value of Antitrust Deterrence

Journal of Finance, Vol. 47, pp. 1005-1029, 1992
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Mergers, antitrust, deterrence, market power, merger for monopoly, industry valuation effect, industry concentration, market concentration doctrine, collusive merger, efficiency

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Automatic Bankruptcy Auctions and Fire-Sales

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 89, pp. 404-422, 2008, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2007-36
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 07 May 2009
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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Bankruptcy, auction, going-concern sale, piecemeal liquidation, fire-sale

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Banking System Bailout - Scandinavian Style

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, pp. 85-93, Summer 2010, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2010-82
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Sep 2010
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Banking Crisis, Bailout, Bankruptcy, Government Shareownership, Governance

Banking System Bailout-Scandinavian Style

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 85-93, Summer 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Why Underwrite Rights Offers? Some New Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 46, pp. 223-261, 1997
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Øyvind Bøhren, B. Espen Eckbo and Dag Michalsen
BI Norwegian Business School, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BI Norwegian Business School
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Rights offer, standby underwriting, seasoned equity offer, flotation costs, shareholder takeup, adverse selection

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Reforming Share-Voting Systems: The Case of Italy

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2011-93
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Apr 2011
B. Espen Eckbo and Giulia Paone
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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shareholder registry, cross-border voting, voting chain, voting rights, share blocking, centralized share deposit, electronic voting, proxy voting, EU shareholder rights directive

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The Merger-Adjusted US Listing Gap

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Research Paper Series, No. 354758
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2020
B. Espen Eckbo and Markus Lithell
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Finance
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Stock exchange listing, IPOs, new lists, delists, listing gap, merger-adjusted gap, mergers, acquisitions

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Antimerger Policy Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: A Reexamination of the Market Power Hypothesis

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 28, pp. 119-149, 1985
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
B. Espen Eckbo and Peggy Wier
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Mergers, antitrust, market power, collusion, rival firms, industry rents

52.

Strategic Decisions in Takeover Auctions

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3474091 (2019), Annual Review of Financial Economics, forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
B. Espen Eckbo, Andrey Malenko and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Norwegian School of Economics
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takeover initiation, auction, negotiation, optimal bidding, payment method, competition premption, bidder opportunism

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Tuck Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues Iii Conference Program, July 9-10, 2004

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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54.

Valuation Effects of Greenmail Prohibitions

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 25, pp. 491-505,1990
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
B. Espen Eckbo
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Greenmail, managerial entrenchment, corporate governance, takeovers, antigrenmail charter amendment, proxy mailing, takeover rumors, market reaction

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Temporary Components of Stock Prices: New Univariate Results

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 28, 161-176, 1993
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
B. Espen Eckbo and Jian Liu
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Random walk, predictable components of stock prices, mean reversion, lower bound, ARIMA process, variance proportion estimate

56.

Insider Trading, Risk Aversion, and Gender

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3475061
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
B. Espen Eckbo and Bernt Arne Ødegaard
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and University of Stavanger
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insider trading, gender, risk aversion, portfolio performance, director network, board gender-balancing

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Gains to Bidder Firms Revisited: Domestic and Foreign Acquisitions in Canada

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Dec 1999 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2016
B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
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58.

The Toehold Puzzle

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5084
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Sandra Betton, Karin S. Thorburn and B. Espen Eckbo
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Norwegian School of Economics and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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