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AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory (2014) 33 (1): 57–91.
Published: 01 February 2014
... multivariate ordered probit and binary regression models, we determine that contingent payments are less common when the target is audited by a Big N auditor after controlling for several other deal and firm characteristics. Furthermore, we find that the incentive to use stock payments in periods of stock...
AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory (2013) 32 (3): 141–169.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Yuan Xie; Han S. Yi; Yinqi Zhang SUMMARY: Using a large sample between 1987 and 2006, we document that firms with Big N auditors are (1) more likely to become merger and acquisition (M&A) targets, and (2) more likely to be ultimately acquired in M&A deals. Cross-sectional analyses further...