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Bill Ackman Won Both Ways on Allergan Deal: George

Media Mentions | November 17, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli comments on Actavis’ acquisition of Allergan.

Topics: Corporate Finance | Read Article

Penalise the Banks but Use the Money Well

Media Mentions | November 13, 2014 | Financial Times

Professor Charles Calomiris talks about the lack of transparency in using financial penalties for goodwill.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Operations | Read Article

How the Tribune Analyzed CPS' Bond Deals

Media Mentions | November 07, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

Professor Charles Jones affirms the Tribune’s methodology used to construct a hypothetical fixed–rate bond versus the auction rate used by Chicago Public Schools, which found the district could end up paying $100 million than if it had used safer borrowing methods.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance | Read Article

What It Will Take to Change the Culture of Wall Street

Media Mentions | October 24, 2014 | Harvard Business Review

Professor Steven Mandis writes about the organizational issues of Wall Street and how to improve the regulation of big banks.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Organizations, Risk Management | Read Article

A Book, Four Funds and a Flood of Cash

Media Mentions | October 22, 2014 | The New York Times

The article discusses Professor Joel Greenblatt’s book “The Little Book That Beats the Market” and how four new mutual funds use variations of his approach.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance | Read Article

Starboard May Use This Structure to Save Yahoo $16 Billion

Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | CNBC

Professor Robert Willens explains how Yahoo could use a transaction known as a Reverse Morris Trust to save the company $16 billion in taxes.

Topics: Accounting, Corporate Finance | Read Article

Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow

Press Release | September 25, 2014

New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Corporate Finance, World Business | Read Article

Burger King and Warren Buffett Under Fire for Tim Hortons Deal

Media Mentions | August 26, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

Professor Robert Willens comments on Burger King’s deal with Tim Hortons, spurring questions as to whether the move was meant to dodge higher US taxes.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Do Hedge Funds Create Sustainable Company Growth?

Media Mentions | August 18, 2014 | IEDP

Professor Wei Jiang’s research shows neither the company nor its long-term shareholders are adversely affected by hedge fund activism.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Organizations | Read Article

Are Banks Still Too Big to Fail?

Media Mentions | August 04, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Charles Calomiris talks about the liquidity crisis in South America and Europe.

Topics: Corporate Finance, World Business | Read Article