Geoff Meeks

University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

Professor of Financial Accounting

Trumpington Street

Cambridge, CB2 1AG

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Impairment of Purchased Goodwill: Effects on Market Value

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Kevin Li, Amir Amel-Zadeh and Geoff Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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Goodwill, impairment, amortisation, value relevance, information content

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Bank Failure, Mark-to-Market and the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2011
Amir Amel-Zadeh and Geoff Meeks
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 4,429 (2,619)
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financial crisis, credit crunch, fair value accounting, mark-to-market, Basel 2, capital requirements, bank failure

Bank Failure, Mark‐To‐Market and the Financial Crisis

Abacus, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 308-339, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Amir Amel-Zadeh and Geoff Meeks
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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Financial crisis, Credit crunch, Fair value accounting, Mark‐to‐market, Basel 2, Capital requirements, Bank failure

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Forecasts of Earnings by Takeover Bidders

Revised version forthcoming in Accounting for M&A: Uses and Abuses of Accounting in Monitoring and Promoting Merger, Routledge Studies in Accounting , Routledge, 2020.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Amir Amel-Zadeh, Owain Evans and Geoff Meeks
University of Oxford - Said Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 1,605 (14,206)
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merger, acquisition, management earnings forecasts, disclosure

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Accounting Standards and the Economics of Standards

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jul 2008
Geoff Meeks and G. M. Swann
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 1,424 (17,149)
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international accounting regulation, economics of standards

Do Acquirers Manage Earnings Prior to a Share for Share Bid?

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2008
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 Feb 2008
Antonia Botsari and Geoff Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 725 (44,364)
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mergers and acquisitions, earnings management, share for share bids, accruals

Do Acquirers Manage Earnings Prior to a Share for Share Bid?

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 35, Issue 5-6, pp. 633-670, June/July 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Antonia Botsari and Geoff Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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Stewardship and Value Relevance in Accounting for the Depletion of Purchased Goodwill

Revised version forthcoming in Accounting for M&A: Uses and Abuses of Accounting in Monitoring and Promoting Merger, Routledge Studies in Accounting , Routledge, 2020.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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standard-setting; M&A; reliability; value-relevance; stewardship; goodwill

Self-Fulfilling Prophecies of Failure: The Endogenous Balance Sheets of Distressed Companies

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2006
Geoff Meeks and Jaqueline Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Development Studies
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bankruptcy, exit, asset valuation

Self-Fulfilling Prophecies of Failure: The Endogenous Balance Sheets of Distressed Companies

Abacus, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 22-43, March 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Geoff Meeks and Jaqueline Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Development Studies
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Bidder Earnings Forecasts in Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2019
Amir Amel-Zadeh and Geoff Meeks
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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management earnings forecasts, mergers, acquisitions, voluntary disclosures, merger forecasts, earnings per share, accretion, dilution

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The Convergence of the Chinese and Western Takeover Markets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Nov 2009
Guoxiang Song and Geoff Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 410 (91,729)
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takeover, China

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Seventy Years of Accounting Standards for M&A

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Kevin Li and Geoff Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 236 (165,386)
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Accounting Standards, Merger and Acquisition, History

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Mergers, Accountants and Economic Efficiency

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Geoff Meeks and Jaqueline Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Development Studies
Downloads 218 (178,478)
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mergers, earnings management, creative accounting, agency

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Historical Perspectives on Accounting for M&A

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Amir Amel-Zadeh, Geoff Meeks and Jaqueline Meeks
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Development Studies
Downloads 163 (231,013)
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M&A accounting, intangibles, M&A financing, creative accounting

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Fair Value Accounting in Distressed Markets

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Amir Amel-Zadeh and Geoff Meeks
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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Fair Value Accounting, Market Distress, Liquidity Crisis, Financial Crises, Bank Regulation

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Measuring Fair Value When Markets Malfunction: Evidence from the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Amir Amel-Zadeh and Geoff Meeks
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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Fair Value, Financial Crisis, Relevance, Reliability, Market Failure, Pension Liabilities

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Why are Banks Paying so Little UK Corporation Tax?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Geoff Meeks and Jaqueline Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Development Studies
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banks, corporation tax, tax avoidance, asset impairment, overseas profits

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The Impact of M&A on Performance: Alternative Measures of Rates of Profit

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Geoff Meeks and Jaqueline Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Development Studies
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M&A, profit rates, performance measures

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Acquirers’ Earnings Management Ahead of Stock-for-Stock Bids in 'Hot' and 'Cold' Markets

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Antonia Botsari and Geoff Meeks
European Investment Fund - Research & Market Analysis division and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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Earnings Management, M&A, Market Sentiment, Abnormal Returns

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Death on the Stock Exchange the Fate of the 1948 Population of Large UK Quoted Companies, 1948–2018

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jul 2019
Geoff Meeks and Geoffrey Whittington
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge
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business longevity, firm survival, business failure, M&A, bankruptcy, corporate governance, stock exchange

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Managing Earnings Through M&A

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 May 2020
Geoff Meeks and Jaqueline Meeks
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Development Studies
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M&A, Earnings Management, Creative Accounting, Efficiency, Contracting

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Why Do Unsuccessful Companies Survive? US Airlines, Aircraft Leasing and GE, 2000–2008

Business History Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Trinity Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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Airlines; leasing; bankruptcy; liquidation; reorganization; General Electric