Fourth Annual Cass Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre Conference

Fourth Annual Cass Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre Conference

  • 19 August 2019
  • London

The Mergers & Acquisitions Research Centre at Cass Business School will host the Fourth Annual M&A Research Centre Conference on Monday 19 August 2019 at Cass Business School, London.

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Information

Address:
Cass Business School 106 Bunhill Row EC1Y 8TZ London, United Kingdom
Contact:
Lucy Green
Cass Business School

Monday 19 August 2019

08:30
- 08:55

Room N216 a/b, Aldersgate Building- Registration with coffee and pastries

09:00
- 10:30

Session 1: Session Chair: Anh Tran

10:30
- 11:00

Morning coffee break

11:00
- 12:30

Session 2: Session Chair: Robert Dam

11:00
- 11:45

“Buyer Power and Horizontal Mergers: Evidence from Plant-Level Input Prices and Supply Contracts”

Speakers:
Discussant:
12:30
- 13:30

Lunch- Acting Dean and Professor of Finance at Cass Business School, Paolo Volpin, will give a brief welcome and introduction to the keynote speaker at the end of the lunch session.

13:30
- 14:15

Keynote speech- “Geopolitics in M&A”

Speakers:
14:15
- 14:45

Afternoon coffee break

14:45
- 17:00

Session 3: Session Chair: Navin Chopra

14:45
- 15:30

“Time Zone Difference and Employee Coordination: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions”

Speakers:
Zhaoran Gong
Discussant:
17:30

Conference close

18:00

Dinner: by invitation for presenters, discussants and session chairs

Speakers

Presentations

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Conference opening

Time:
08:55h
- 09:00h
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“The Anatomy of Acquirer Returns”

Time:
09:00h
- 09:45h

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“Stakeholder Orientation and Firm Value”

Time:
09:45h
- 10:30h

Discussants

“Buyer Power and Horizontal Mergers: Evidence from Plant-Level Input Prices and Supply Contracts”

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“Buyer Power and Horizontal Mergers: Evidence from Plant-Level Input Prices and Supply Contracts”

Time:
11:00h
- 11:45h

Discussants

“Acquisition Prices and the Measurement of Intangible Capital”

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“Acquisition Prices and the Measurement of Intangible Capital”

Time:
11:45h
- 12:30h

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Keynote speech- “Geopolitics in M&A”

Time:
13:30h
- 14:15h

“Time Zone Difference and Employee Coordination: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions”

Zhaoran Gong
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“Time Zone Difference and Employee Coordination: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions”

Time:
14:45h
- 15:30h

Discussants

“Listing Gaps, Merger Waves, and the Privatization of American Equity Finance”

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“Listing Gaps, Merger Waves, and the Privatization of American Equity Finance”

Time:
15:30h
- 16:15h

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“Inside the “Black Box” of Private Merger Negotiations”

Time:
16:15h
- 17:00h

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Closing remarks

Time:
17:00h