Emeritus Professor of Financial Accounting
Honorary Senior Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin)
Honorary Senior Research Associate, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)
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).
Meeks, G. and Meeks, J.G. (2022) The merger mystery: why spend so much on mergers when so many fail? Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers (DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0309) (available online for free from Open Books Publishers)
Meeks, G. and Whittington, G. (2022) “Death on the stock exchange: the fate of the 1948 population of large UK quoted companies, 1948–2018.” Business History (DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2021.1893696) (published online Jun 2021)
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. (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.