Why it pays to sell corporate assets to private equity buyers with Professor Stefano Lovo - ©Fotolia-Gary Saxe

Private equity firms have a reputation for hard-nosed business tactics, buying and reselling companies for profit. A new empirical study shows that such firms tend not only to increase the value of divested assets much more than industrial buyers would, but also that they create additional wealth gains for the sellers.

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Can central clearing parties achieve global financial stability without creating collateral shortages? In their recent study, Darrell Duffie, Martin Scheicher and Guillaume Vuillemey had unique access to data that has enabled first time (...)

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The jurisdiction of US economic sanctions is far greater than many businesses realise. French banking corporation BNP Paribas recently agreed to pay the US government the astronomic amount of 8.9 billion dollars, for doing business in (...)

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In our connected world, hardly any consumer would imagine making a purchase, online or even offline, without first checking peer reviews. The effect of such electronic word of mouth (eWOM) on sales has long been proven. A new academic (...)

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