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Dr Pascal Frantz

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Research interests

  • Valuation and Security Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance

Publications

  • 'Executive Compensation: A Model of Disclosure Choice' with N. Instefjord (Essex) and M. Walker (Manchester), Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 2013, Vol. 40, Issue 9-10, pp. 1184-1220.
  • Corporate Governance and the Cost of Borrowing', with N. Instefjord (Essex), Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 2013, Vol. 40, Issue 7-8, pp. 918-948. 

  • The Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking', with E. Beccalli (LSE), Journal of Financial Services Research, 2013, Vol. 43, pp. 265-291.

  • `M&A Operations and Performance in Banking', with E. Beccalli (LSE), Journal of Financial Services Research, 2009, Vol. 36, Issue 2-3, pp. 203-226.
  • `Large Shareholders and Corporate Governance', with N. Instefjord (Essex), Economics of Governance, 2009, Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp. 297-310.

  • `Entering and Exiting Collaborative Purchasing Relationships', with A. Bhimani (LSE), Azzim Gulamhussen (Iscte Business School), and M. Ncube (University of Witwatersrand), International Journal of Accounting Auditing and Performance Evaluation, 2008, Vol. 5, Issue 2.

  • Socially and Privately Optimal Shareholder Activism', with N. Instefjord (Essex), Journal of Management and Governance, 2007, Vol. 11, Issue 1, 23-43.

  • `Voluntary Disclosure of Information in a Setting in which Endowment of Information Has Productive Value', with N. Instefjord (Essex), Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5-6, 793-815.

  • `Review of Dirty Surplus Accounting Flows: International Evidence', Accounting and Business Research, 2004, Vol. 34, 411-412.

  • `Auditor's Skill, Auditing Standards, Litigation, and Audit Quality', British Accounting Review, 1999, Vol.31, 151-183.

  • `Does an Auditor's Skill Matter? Responses to and Preferences amongst Auditing Standards', International Journal of Auditing, 1999, Vol. 3, No. 1, 59-80.

  • `Discretionary Write-Downs, Write-Offs, and Other Restructuring Provisions: A Signalling Approach', Accounting and Business Research, 1999, Vol. 29, 109-121.

  • Information Disclosure to Employees and Rational Expectations: A Game-Theoretical Perspective', with M. Walker (The University of Manchester), Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 1997, Vol. 24 Nos. 9-10, 1421-1432.

  • `Discretionary Accounting Choices: A Debt-Covenants Based Signalling Approach', Accounting and Business Research, 1997, Vol. 27 No. 2, 99-110.

Book chapters

  • 'Valuation and Securities Analysis', with E. Beccalli (LSE), book, 2013, (University of London);
  • `Analisi e Valutazione degli Investmenti', with E. Beccalli (LSE), book, 2013, (Caroccieditore);
  • `What Are the Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking?', with E. Beccalli (LSE), book chapter in `New Issues in Financial Institutions Management', edited by F. Fiordelisi, P. Molyneux, and D. Previati, 2010;
  • `Le Aggregazioni Bancarie: Gli Eetti Sulla Performance Operativa', with E. Beccalli (LSE), book chapter in `Le Aggregazioni Tra Banche', edited by P. Gualtieri, 2008.
     

Working papers

Under Review:

  • `Why Are Some Banks Recapitalised and Others Taken Over?', with E. Beccalli (LSE).
  • 'Rules vs Principles Based Financial Regulation', with N. Instefjord (Essex).
  • `Debt Overhang and non-Distressed Debt Restructuring', with N. Instefjord (Essex).

Finished but not yet Submitted:

  • 'Hidden Effects of Bank Recapitalizations' with E. Beccalli (LSE) and F. Lenoci (UCSC)
  • `Implications of Strategic Disclosure of Favourable News for Capital Markets-Based Research', with N. Instefjord (Essex), SSRN Working Paper.
  • `Corporate Governance, Shareholder Conicts, and Audit Quality', with N. Instefjord (Essex), SSRN Working Paper.

Work in Progress:

  • 'Taxes and Capital Structure', with N. Instefjord (Essex).

Teaching

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Contact information

Department of Accounting
Room OLD 3.07
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7233
Fax: +44 (0)20 7242 3912

Email: p.frantz@lse.ac.uk

Administrative contact

Justin Adams, Administrator
Room OLD 3.20
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6542
Email: j.adams5@lse.ac.uk