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Why do some merger and acquisitions deals fail? A global perspective (2020)
Journal Article
Attah-Boakye, R., Guney, Y., Hernandez-Perdomo, E., & Mun, J. (in press). Why do some merger and acquisitions deals fail? A global perspective. International journal of finance & economics : IJFE,

We analyze why some merger and acquisitions (M&A) deals are withdrawn paying particular attention to the economic freedom and legal environment of countries. We use a large dataset based on deals worldwide from over 140 countries during the period 19... Read More about Why do some merger and acquisitions deals fail? A global perspective.

In search of stock repurchases determinants in listed Indonesian firms during regulatory changes (2020)
Journal Article
Moin, A., Guney, Y., & Kalak, I. E. (2020). In search of stock repurchases determinants in listed Indonesian firms during regulatory changes. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 176, 145-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2020.04.013

Motivated by the introduction of share repurchases regulations in 1998 and 2007 coupled with unique characteristics of the Indonesian market, we investigate the effect of firms’ sub-optimal financial position on their share repurchases decisions. The... Read More about In search of stock repurchases determinants in listed Indonesian firms during regulatory changes.

Is corporate hedging always beneficial? A theoretical and empirical analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Ahmed, H., Fairchild, R., & Guney, Y. (in press). Is corporate hedging always beneficial? A theoretical and empirical analysis. The European journal of finance,

This paper investigates, theoretically and empirically, the impact of corporate hedging activities on firm value/performance. In a perfect market, with self-less management, aiming to maximise shareholder wealth, it may be expected that hedging would... Read More about Is corporate hedging always beneficial? A theoretical and empirical analysis.

The effects of board structure on corporate performance: Evidence from East African frontier markets (2020)
Journal Article
Guney, Y., Karpuz, A., & Komba, G. (2020). The effects of board structure on corporate performance: Evidence from East African frontier markets. Research in international business and finance, 53, 101222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2020.101222

The effectiveness of the well-known corporate governance practices may not be universal due to fundamental differences in the environments under which firms operate. By using hand-collected data from all the non-financial firms listed on the unexplor... Read More about The effects of board structure on corporate performance: Evidence from East African frontier markets.

The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance (2020)
Journal Article
Gounopoulos, D., Guney, Y., Leng, J., & Patsika, V. (in press). The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance. British Journal of Management, https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12400

We examine the effect of initial public offering (IPO) characteristics on seasoned equity offering (SEO) decisions in relation to governmental intervention in China. Our results confirm the process of underpriced IPOs in promoting earlier and larger... Read More about The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance.


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