André Betzer

University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics

Professor

Gaußstraße 20

Wuppertal

Germany

http://finance.uni-wuppertal.de/index.php?id=1153

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Economic Consequences of Private Equity Investments on the German Stock Market

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2009
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School
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Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Agency Theory, Event Study

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Do Corporate Governance Motives Drive Hedge Funds and Private Equity Activities?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2009
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
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Private equity, hedge funds, corporate governance

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Insider Trading and Corporate Governance - the Case of Germany

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2005
Erik Theissen and André Betzer
University of Mannheim - Finance Area and University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
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Insider trading, directors' dealings, corporate governance

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Private Equity Acquisitions of Continental European Firms - The Impact of Ownership and Control on the Likelihood of Being Taken Private

European Financial Management, Forthcoming, Best Paper Prize, 7th International Conference on Corporate Governance, Birmingham Business School
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2011
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, IE Business School, IE University and Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS)
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Private equity, going private, continental Europe, ownership

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Measuring Abnormal Credit Default Swap Spreads

Global Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Christian Andres, André Betzer and Markus Doumet
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
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CDS spread, event study, Brown-Warner simulation

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The Dividend Policy of German Firms

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2008-67, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2008-27, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 216/2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2008
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, IE Business School, IE University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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Dividend policy, payout policy, target payout ratio, Lintner dividend model, dividend smoothing, partial adjustment model, corporate governance

Till Death (or Divorce) Do Us Part: Early-Life Family Disruption and Investment Behavior

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Bielefeld, University of Cambridge and BUW - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
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Disposition effect, Family disruption, Formative experience, Investor behavior, Risk-taking, Social finance

Till Death (or Divorce) Do Us Part: Early-Life Family Disruption and Investment Behavior

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Mar 2021
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Bielefeld, University of Cambridge and BUW - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
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Disposition Effect, Family Disruption, Feelings, Formative Experience, Investor Behavior, Risk-Taking, Social Finance

Dividend Announcements Reconsidered: Dividend Changes versus Dividend Surprises

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Feb 2011
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
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Dividend Announcements, Market Efficiency, Ownership Structure, Agency Theory

Dividend Announcements Reconsidered: Dividend Changes Versus Dividend Surprises

29th International Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
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Dividend Announcements, Market Efficiency, Ownership Structure, Agency Theory

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If He's Still in, I'm Still in! How Reddit Posts Affect Gamestop Retail Trading

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 May 2021
André Betzer and Jan Philipp Harries
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
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GameStop, Retail Trading, Sentiment Trading, Market Structure

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Real-Time Transition Risk

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Matthias Apel, André Betzer and Bernd Scherer
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance
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Transition Risk, Climate Finance, News Sentiment, Natural Language Processing, Asset Pricing

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Disentangling the Link between Stock and Accounting Performance in Acquisitions

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 259/2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
André Betzer, Markus Doumet and Marc Goergen
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and IE Business School, IE University
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Mergers and acquisitions, performance measurement, synergies, preemption, overvaluation, corporate governance, agency problems

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Underwriter Reputation and the Quality of Certification: Evidence from High-Yield Bonds

Forthcoming, Journal of Banking and Finance
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
Christian Andres, André Betzer and Peter Limbach
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Bielefeld
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borrowing costs, certification, downgrade and default risk, reputation, underwriting standards

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Dividend Policy, Corporate Control and the Tax Status of the Controlling Shareholder

Forthcoming, Economia e Politica Industriale
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2018
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and IE Business School, IE University
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Dividend policy, payout policy, Lintner dividend model, tax clientele effects, corporate governance

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How Policy Changes Affect Shareholder Wealth: The Case of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Aug 2011
André Betzer, Markus Doumet and Ulf Rinne
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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electric power, nuclear power, green economy, earthquake, tsunami, event study, environment

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Index Membership vs. Loss of Voting Power: The Unification of Dual-Class Shares

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Vol. 49, 2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2021
André Betzer, Inga van den Bongard and Marc Goergen
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and IE Business School, IE University
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private benefits of control, dual-class stock, ownership structure, corporate governance

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Foundation Ownership and Shareholder Value: An Event Study

Forthcoming Review of Managerial Science
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2018
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, BUW - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Trier - Faculty of Management and University of Trier - Faculty of Management
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Blockholders, Event Study, Foundation-Owned Firms, Shareholder Value, Charitable Foundations

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The Supply and Effectiveness of Investor Relations in Insider- vs. Outsider-Oriented Markets

Management Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2021
BUW - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Boston University - Department of Accounting, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Bielefeld
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Investor Relations, Transparency, Ownership Concentration, Firm Visibility, Information Asymmetry, Cost of Capital

Open Market Share Repurchases in Germany: A Conditional Event Study Approach

Forthcoming Abacus, A Journal of Accounting, Finance and Business Studies
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
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Repurchases, Event Study, Selection Bias

Open Market Share Repurchases in Germany: A Conditional Event Study Approach

Abacus, Vol. 54, Issue 4, pp. 417-444, 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, BUW- Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
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Event study, Repurchases, Selection bias

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Stealth Trading and Trade Reporting by Corporate Insiders

Forthcoming, Review of Finance
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2014
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
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Insider trading, directors' dealings, corporate governance, market efficiency

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Delays in Trade Reporting By Corporate Insiders

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2008
Erik Theissen and André Betzer
University of Mannheim - Finance Area and University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
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Insider trading, directors' dealings, accounting standards

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Are Generalists Beneficial to Corporate Shareholders? Evidence from Exogenous Executive Turnovers

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2018
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Fordham University - Accounting Area, University of Bielefeld and Lehigh University
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executive heterogeneity, managerial work experience, firm value

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All Is Not Lost that Is Delayed: Overconfidence and Investment Decisions

Paris December 2017 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2019
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, University of Mannheim - Finance Area and University of Wuppertal
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overconfidence, small and medium-sized enterprises, corporate investment, private companies

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Beta Estimation in the European Network Regulation Context: What Matters, What Doesn’t, What Is Indispensable

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Dmitry Bazhutov, André Betzer and Richard Stehle
BUW - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics
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Cost of capital, Beta, Coronavirus, Regulated firms

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Foreign Direct Investments in the German Stock Market From China and the Gulf States

Forthcoming Credit and Capital Markets (CCM)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, BUW - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies
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China, Gulf States, Corporate Governance, Foreign Direct Investments

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Do Corporate Governance Motives Drive Hedge Fund and Private Equity Fund Activities?

European Financial Management, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 805-828, November 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Oct 2010
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
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Sooner or Later: An Analysis of the Delays in Insider Trading Reporting

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 37, Nos. 1-2, pp. 130-147, January/March 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
André Betzer and Erik Theissen
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
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Insider Trading and Corporate Governance: The Case of Germany

European Financial Management, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 402-429, March 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
André Betzer and Erik Theissen
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
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The Information Content of Dividend Surprises: Evidence from Germany

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 40, Issue 5-6, pp. 620-645, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and University of Mannheim - Finance Area
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 dividend announcements, market efficiency, ownership structure, agency theory

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Private Equity Acquisitions of Continental European Firms: The Impact of Ownership and Control on the Likelihood of Being Taken Private

European Financial Management, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 72-107, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2013
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, IE Business School, IE University and Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS)
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private equity, going private, continental Europe, ownership

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Shareholder Wealth Gains Through Better Corporate Governance - The Case of European LBO-Transactions

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 403-424, 2007
Posted: 28 Mar 2007
Christian Andres, André Betzer and Charlie Weir
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics and Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School

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LBOs, Corporate Governance, Agency Theory, Event Study

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Why Private Equity Investors Buy Dear or Cheap in European Leveraged Buyout Transactions

Kredit und Kapital, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2006
Posted: 15 Mar 2007
André Betzer
University of Wuppertal - Schumpeter School of Business and Economics

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LBO, Going Private, Agency Theory, Corporate Governance