CHAD J. ZUTTER

 

University of Pittsburgh

Katz Graduate School of Business

352 Mervis Hall • Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Office: (412) 648-2159 • Fax: (412) 648-1693

Email: czutter@pitt.edu

Vita: www.pitt.edu/~czutter/

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Associate Professor of Finance, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, 2009-present

 

Assistant Professor of Finance, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, 2001-2008

 

Associate Instructor of Finance, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1996-2000

 

Fire Control Technician Guns, U.S. Navy, USS Michigan SSBN 727 Gold, 1988-1991
            – Advanced Electronics Technician
            – Defensive Weapons Subsystem Operator

 

EDUCATION

 

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Ph.D. in Finance, 2001

            – Major in Finance
            – Minor in Mathematics

 

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

M.B. in Finance, 1999

            – Major in Finance
            – Minor in Mathematics

University of Texas, Arlington, TX

B.B.A. in Finance, 1996

            – Major in Finance

            ­– Magna cum laude

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Corporate finance: governance structure, securities issuance, and mergers and acquisitions

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 

·        “The Impact of Institutional Quality on Initial Public Offerings” with Don Autore, Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart, 2014, Journal of Economics and Business, 73, 65-96.

 

·        “Industrial Diversification and Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart, 2013, Financial Management, 42, 679-704.

 

·        “Earnings Quality and International IPO Underpricing” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart, 2011, The Accounting Review, 86, 483-505. Featured by The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, December 27, 2010.

 

·        “Acquisition Activity and IPO Underpricing” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart, 2010, Financial Management, 39, 1521-1546.

 

·        Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Risk-Taking” with Leonce Bargeron and Kenneth Lehn, 2010, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 49, 34-52. Featured by The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, June 24, 2009.

 

·        “IPO Underpricing and International Corporate Governance” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart, 2010, Journal of International Business Studies, 41, 206-222.

 

·        “Ownership Structure and Target Returns” with Scott Bauguess, Sara Moeller, and Frederik Schlingemann, 2009, Journal of Corporate Finance, 15, 48-65. Best paper award, Journal of Corporate Finance special issue on Corporate Control, Mergers, and Acquisitions.

 

·        Why Do Private Acquirers Pay So Little Compared to Public Acquirers?” with Leonce Bargeron, Frederik Schlingemann, and René Stulz, 2008, Journal of Financial Economics, 89, 375-390. Jensen Prize for the Best Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations. Reprinted in Corporate Takeovers, Modern Empirical Developments, vol. 1, B. Espen Eckbo, ed., Elsevier Academic Press.

 

·        “What’s in a Vote? The Short- and Long-Run Impact of Dual-Class Equity on IPO Firm Value” with Scott Smart and Ramabhadran Thirumalai, 2008, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 45, 94-115.

 

·        “Dual Class IPOs Are Underpriced Less Severely” with Scott Smart, 2008, The Financial Review, 43, 85-106.

 

·        “Information Revelation in the Futures Market: Evidence from the Single Stock Futures” with Kuldeep Shastri and Ramabhadran Thirumalai, 2008, Journal of Futures Market, 28, 1-19.

 

·        “Control as a Motivation for Underpricing: A comparison of dual- and single-class IPOs” with Scott Smart, 2003, Journal of Financial Economics, 69, 85-110.

 

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

 

·        Principles of Managerial Finance, 13th edition, (Prentice Hall Publishing, 2012), with Lawrence J. Gitman.

 

·        Principles of Managerial Finance Brief, 6th edition, (Prentice Hall Publishing, 2012), with Lawrence J. Gitman.

 

·        Principles of Managerial Finance, 14th edition, (Prentice Hall Publishing, 2015), with Lawrence J. Gitman.

 

·        Principles of Managerial Finance Brief, 7th edition, (Prentice Hall Publishing, 2015), with Lawrence J. Gitman.

 

WORKING PAPERS

 

·        Does Target CEO Retention in Acquisitions Involving Private Equity Acquirers Harm Target Shareholders?” with Leonce Bargeron, Frederik Schlingemann, and René Stulz, under review at Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Featured by The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, March 4, 2013.

 

·        “Greased Wheels or Just Greased Palms: Political Corruption and Firm Value” with Nerissa Brown, Jared Smith, and Roger White, under review at The Accounting Review.

 

·        The Effect of SOX on Strategic Emphasis” with Leonce Bargeron, Felipe Thomaz, and John Hulland, under review

 

·        “Evolution of Equity Financing: A Comparison of Dual- and Single-Class SEOs” with William Megginson and Scott Smart

 

·        “Why Do Firms Go Public? Evidence from the Banking Industry” with Evren Örs, Richard Rosen, and Scott Smart

 

·        “Active vs. Passive ETFs” with Ramabhadran Thirumalai

 

·        “Option Acquisition and the Preservation of Real Option Value” with Thomas Boulton and Frederik Schlingemann

 

·        “The Long-Run Consequences of Dual-Class IPOs: A Comparison of Dual- and Single-Class Long-Run Performance” with Ramabhadran Thirumalai

 

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

 

·        Target CEO Horizons and Acquisition Premia” with Leonce Bargeron, Frederik Schlingemann, and René Stulz

 

·        “Risk Sharing in Mergers” with Leonce Bargeron and Frederik Schlingemann

 

·        “Accounting Restatements, Market Effects, and Changes in Regulatory Policy” with Kuldeep Shastri and Ramabhadran Thirumalai

 

·        “Valuing Startups: Lessons from the Performance of IPOs” with Scott Smart

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

 

Dean’s Excellence Faculty Fellowship, 2013-present

Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Member, 2013-present

Joseph P. and Angela A. Campolo Faculty Fellowship, 2010-2013

Katz Excellence in Research Award, 2009

Best paper for JCF special issue on Corporate Control, Mergers, and Acquisitions, 2009

Jensen Prize for the Best Paper Published in the JFE, 2008

Katz Excellence in Research Award, 2007

Katz Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004-2005

Students’ Choice Award, 2004

Outstanding McNair Alumnus, Texas McNair Conference, 2002

Panschar Teaching Award Nominee, 1998-1999, 1999-2000

NASDAQ Research Fellowship ($15,000), 1999-2000

Teaching Excellence Recognition Award ($1,000), 1998-1999

Ronald E. McNair Research Fellowship, 1996

Navy Good Conduct Medal, 1988-1992

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

·        “The Impact of Institutional Quality on Initial Public Offerings” with Nerissa Brown, Jared Smith, and Roger White

     American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, 2013

 

·         “The Impact of Institutional Quality on Initial Public Offerings” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart

     IGS International Corporate Finance and Governance, 2010

     Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2010

 

·         “Industrial Diversification and Initial Public Offerings” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart

     Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2008

     Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2010

 

·         “Ownership Structure and Target Returns” with Scott Bauguess, Sara Moeller, and Frederik Schlingemann

     Best paper award, Journal of Corporate Finance conference on Corporate Control, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2008

 

·        “Earnings Quality and International IPO Underpricing” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart

     Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2007

     Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2008

     20th Anniversary Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, 2009

 

·        “Governance and International IPO Underpricing” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart, under first round review at Journal International Business Studies

     Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2007

 

·        Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Risk-Taking” with Leonce Bargeron and Kenneth Lehn

     American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 2007

     Journal of Accounting and Economics conference on Current Issues in Accounting and Reassessing the Regulation of Capital Markets held at the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business University of Rochester, 2008

 

·        “Information Revelation in the Futures Market: Evidence from the Single Stock Futures Market” with Kuldeep Shastri and Ramabhadran Thirumalai

     Financial Management Association European Conference, 2007

 

·        “Acquisitions, Strategic IPO Underpricing, and Firm Survival” with Thomas Boulton and Scott Smart

     Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2007

     Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2007

 

·        Why Do Firms Go Public? Evidence from the Banking Industry” with Richard Rosen and Scott Smart

     Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2004

 

·        “The Evolution of Equity Financing: A Comparison of Dual- and Single-Class SEOs” with Scott Smart

     Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2002

 

·        “Control as a Motivation for Underpricing: A Comparison of Dual- and Single-Class IPOs” with Scott Smart

     Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2000

     Journal of Financial Economics and Tuck’s Center for Corporate Governance Conference on Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues, 2000

     ABN-AMRO International Conference on Initial Public Offerings, 2000

     Midwestern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 1998

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

American Finance Association, Financial Management Association, American Economic Association, Western Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

Conferences:

Session Discussant for 2010 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

Session Discussant for 2007 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

Presentation for 2007 American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Event

Program Committee Member for 2002 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

Session Organizer for 2002 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

Session Chairperson for 2002 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

Session Discussant for 2002 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

Session Discussant for 2002 Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting

Session Discussant for 1998 Midwestern Finance Association Annual Meeting

 

Ad Hoc Referee:

Financial Management

Journal of Banking and Finance

Journal of Corporate Finance

Journal of Economics and Finance

Journal of Finance

Journal of Financial Economics

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Journal of Futures Markets

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance

Review of Financial Studies

The Accounting Review

The Financial Review

 

SCHOOL SERVICE

 

University Planning and Budget Committee, 2012-present

University Board of Trustees Audit Committee, 2012-present

Katz GSOB Building Committee (chairperson), 2011-present

University Senate Council, 2009-2011

Katz GSOB Fact Finding Committee, 2009-2010

University Faculty Assembly, 2008-2011

Katz GSOB Building Committee, 2008-2010

Katz GSOB Reengineering Task Force, 2008-2009

Katz GSOB Master Policy Committee, 2005-2008

Katz CBA Undergraduate Committee, 2005-2006

Katz GSOB Affirmative Action Committee, 2004-2005

Katz GSOB Masters Programs Committee, 2003-2004

Katz CBA Undergraduate Committee, 2002-2003

 

DOCTORAL COMMITTEES

 

Ushad Subadar (University of Mauritius) – Outside Committee member

Manoj Kulchania (Marquette University) – Committee member

Ioannis Floros (Iowa State University) – Committee member

Marcus Braga-Alves (Marquette University) – Committee member

Thomas Boulton (Miami University of Ohio) – Committee member

Ning Gao (Towson University) – Committee member

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

           

BFIN 1030: Introduction to Finance (CBA)

 

BFIN 1321: Investment Management (CBA)

 

BFIN 2006: Financial Management (MBA)

 

BFIN 2306: Financial Management (EMBA)

 

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

            F300: Introduction to Financial Management (CBA)

            F301: Financial Management (CBA)

 

F303: Intermediate Finance (CBA)

F335: Security Trading & Market Making (CBA)


COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

VOICe, 2004-present

Big Brothers and Sisters of Tarrant County, 1995-1996