Creditor Rights

Working Paper

01 October 2013

The Effect of Creditor Rights on Bank Monitoring, Capital Structure and Risk-taking

We examine the multi-faceted effect of creditor rights on the way banks monitor, operate and finance themselves. We present a simple analytical model that shows that a strengthening of creditor rights reduces the need for banks to...

Sudarshan Jayaraman | Anjan Thakor
01 March 2016

Creditor Rights, Claims Enforcement, and Bond Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions

By means of an international sample of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving firms with outstanding Eurobonds from the US, Europe, and other countries around the world, we show that bond performance around...

Luc Renneboog | Peter Szilagyi | Cara Vansteenkiste

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