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Good Times are Rolling at Investment Banks

Media Mentions | April 20, 2015 | Marketplace Radio

After the 2008 financial crisis a false narrative of investment banking developed says Professor Charles Calomiris.

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Do-It-All Era Ending as G.E. Returns to Core

Media Mentions | April 10, 2015 | The New York Times

Professor Bruce Greenwald calls General Electric’s decision to sell off most of its finance unit the end of an era.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Strategy | Read Article

Quants, Currencies and Merger Pranks

Media Mentions | April 02, 2015 | Bloomberg View

Professor Larry Glosten’s research on the modern stock market and eight of its most controversial practices is cited.

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

Vivendi Activist Investor Should Agitate to Eliminate Sky High Corporate Costs

Media Mentions | March 26, 2015 | Forbes

Professor Ava Seave bylines article discussing the excessive cost for media conglomerate, Vivendi to maintain a corporate operation managing completely disparate divisions.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Media and Technology | Read Article

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

Hedge Fund Everest Capital Falls off a Swiss Cliff

Media Mentions | March 16, 2015 | CNBC

Professor Michael Weinberg comments on Everest Capital’s currency bet on the Swiss franc.

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

Ackman Hasn’t Backed down an Inch: Savoldelli

Media Mentions | March 13, 2015 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli discusses the government’s probe into Bill Ackman’s firm for possible market manipulation of Herbalife.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Leadership | Read Article

Buyouts Snapshot: Vista Equity’s Robert Smith Unapologetic for Big Step-Up in Fund Size

Media Mentions | March 09, 2015 | peHUB

Keynote speaker, Robert F. Smith ’94, founder, chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners, remarks at the School’s 21st Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference is highlighted.

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

Barclays Charge, BOE Dismissal, Stress Tests: Compliance

Media Mentions | March 04, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Research co-authored by Professor Paul Glasserman, finds stress tests, a key tool for setting bank capital levels, have become more predictable and therefore arguably less informative.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Corporate Finance, Risk Management | 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