Research Director (Honorary)
Emeritus Professor of Financial Accounting
BA (University of Cambridge), PhD (University of Edinburgh)
Misinformation in financial markets; corporate restructuring by merger and by bankruptcy.
Subject group: Finance
Geoff Meeks joined Cambridge Judge Business School in 2003, having previously been employed by Price Waterhouse, the University of Edinburgh and the Faculty of Economics at Cambridge. He has held visiting positions at Harvard Business School, INSEAD and London School of Economics. At CJBS he has served as Director of Teaching, Head of the Finance & Accounting Group, and Acting Director (2010-2011). He is a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN).
Amel-Zadeh, A. and Meeks, G. (eds.) (2020) Accounting for M&A: uses and abuses of accounting in monitoring and promoting merger. Abingdon: Routledge.
Amel-Zadeh, A. and Meeks, G. (2019) “Bidder earnings forecasts in mergers and acquisitions.” Journal of Corporate Finance, 58(C): 373-392 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2019.06.002)
Botsari, A. and Meeks, G. (2018) “Acquirers’ earnings management ahead of stock-for-stock bids in ‘hot’ and ‘cold’ markets.” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 37: 355-375 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jaccpubpol.2018.09.007)
Meeks, G. and Meeks, J.G. (2014) “Why are banks paying so little UK corporation tax?” Fiscal Studies, 35(4): 511-533 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-5890.2014.12040.x)
Goudie, A.W. and Meeks, G. (1991) “The exchange rate and company failure in a macro-micro model of the UK company sector.” Economic Journal, 101(406): 444-457
Meeks, G. (1977) Disappointing marriage: a study of the gains from merger. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
For Professor Meeks’ most recent research, please visit the Social Science Research Network.