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The Investors Behind the Kraft-Heinz Merger

Media Mentions | March 25, 2015 | Marketplace Radio

Professor Donna Hitscherich weighs in on the Kraft-Heinz merger, noting that “the devil is always in the details.”

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

Nasdaq 5k: Survivor CEOs

Media Mentions | February 25, 2015 | Nightly Business Report

Professor William Klepper discusses how four CEOs have lasted more than a decade at the helm of companies such as Amazon and Starbucks.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

The Management Mistakes That Attract Activist Investors

Media Mentions | January 06, 2015 | Forbes

Professor Ava Seave identifies five triggers that are considered to be catalysts for shareholder activism.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

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.

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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