John and Lang are, respectively, Charles William Gerstenberg Professor of Finance and Assistant Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University, and Netter is Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Georgia. We thank Gordon Donaldson, Michael Jensen, Annette Poulsen, Linda Bamber, an anonymous referee, participants in the session on “Corporate Performance and Restructuring” at the January, 1992 American Finance Association meetings, seminar participants at the University of Western Ontario, and colleagues at New York University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Georgia for valuable comments. We also benefitted from discussions with Ken Lehn and Harold Mulherin. We thank Rob Nash and Ed Douthett for research assistance and John Legier for providing us with data. Kose John acknowledges support by research grants from the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance and a NYU Yamaichi Faculty Fellowship. Netter acknowledges support from a Terry College of Business Research grant. Much of the research was done while Netter was visiting at the University of Michigan School of Business.
The Voluntary Restructuring of Large Firms In Response to Performance Decline
Article first published online: 30 APR 2012
1992 The American Finance Association
The Journal of Finance
Volume 47, Issue 3, pages 891–917, July 1992
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JOHN, K., LANG, L. H. P. and NETTER, J. (1992), The Voluntary Restructuring of Large Firms In Response to Performance Decline. The Journal of Finance, 47: 891–917. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6261.1992.tb03999.x
- Issue published online: 30 APR 2012
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