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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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