First Annual Cass M&A Conference (London)

First Annual Cass M&A Conference (London)

  • 22 August 2016
  • London

The Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre (MARC) at Cass Business School in cooperation with the European Corporate Governance Centre (ECGI) is holding the Inaugural Cass Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre Conference at Cass Business School, City University London on Monday, 22 August 2016. ​

The conference will include original theoretical and empirical papers covering issues related to mergers and acquisitions (M&A), including deal structure from financing to integration, corporate governance in M&A, regulatory changes, domestic and cross border transactions, among others.

Information

Address:
Cass Business School, City University London
Contact:
Elaine McPartlan
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

CASS 2016 Programme

08:55

Conference opening - Scott Moeller

09:00

Session 1 - Chair: Andrey Golubov

09:45
- 10:30

The Agency Costs of Public Ownership: Evidence from Acquisitions by Private Firms

Speakers:
Nan Xiong
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The Agency Costs of Public Ownership: Evidence from Acquisitions by Private Firms

Time:
09:45h
- 10:30h

Speakers

Nan Xiong

Conference Documents

10:30
- 11:00

Coffee break

11:00

Session 2 - Chair: Sudi Sudarsanam

11:00
- 11:45

Price and Probability: Decomposing the Takeover Effects of Anti-Takeover Provisions

Speakers:
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Price and Probability: Decomposing the Takeover Effects of Anti-Takeover Provisions

Time:
11:00h
- 11:45h

Speakers

Conference Documents

11:45
- 12:30

The effect of takeover protection on the value of cash: Evidence from a natural experiment

Speakers:
12:30
- 13:30

Lunch - Keynote Speech: Alan Giles

13:30

Session 3 - Chair: Anh Tran

13:30
- 14:15

Shareholder Approval in Mergers and Acquisitions

Speakers:
Julie Wu
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Shareholder Approval in Mergers and Acquisitions

Time:
13:30h
- 14:15h

Speakers

Julie Wu

Conference Documents

14:15
- 15:00

Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?

Speakers:
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Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?

Time:
14:15h
- 15:00h

Speakers

Fellow Research Member Institutional Member Board Member

Conference Documents

15:00
- 15:30

Coffee break

15:30

Session 4 - Chair: Paolo Volpin

15:30
- 16:15

Weak Governance by Informed Large Shareholders

Speakers:
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Weak Governance by Informed Large Shareholders

Time:
15:30h
- 16:15h

Speakers

Conference Documents

16:15
- 17:00

Board Changes and the Director Labor Market: The Case of Mergers

Speakers:
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Board Changes and the Director Labor Market: The Case of Mergers

Time:
16:15h
- 17:00h

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Conference Documents

17:00

Closing remarks - Paolo Volpin

Speakers

Fellow Research Member Institutional Member Board Member
Julie Wu
Nan Xiong

Presentations

The Agency Costs of Public Ownership: Evidence from Acquisitions by Private Firms

Professor
Nan Xiong
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The Agency Costs of Public Ownership: Evidence from Acquisitions by Private Firms

Time:
09:45h
- 10:30h

Speakers

Nan Xiong

Conference Documents

Price and Probability: Decomposing the Takeover Effects of Anti-Takeover Provisions

Back to all presentations

Price and Probability: Decomposing the Takeover Effects of Anti-Takeover Provisions

Time:
11:00h
- 11:45h

Speakers

Conference Documents

Shareholder Approval in Mergers and Acquisitions

Professor
Julie Wu
Back to all presentations

Shareholder Approval in Mergers and Acquisitions

Time:
13:30h
- 14:15h

Speakers

Julie Wu

Conference Documents

Back to all presentations

Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?

Time:
14:15h
- 15:00h

Speakers

Fellow Research Member Institutional Member Board Member

Conference Documents

Weak Governance by Informed Large Shareholders

Back to all presentations

Weak Governance by Informed Large Shareholders

Time:
15:30h
- 16:15h

Speakers

Conference Documents

Back to all presentations

Board Changes and the Director Labor Market: The Case of Mergers

Time:
16:15h
- 17:00h

Speakers

Conference Documents