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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 (...)

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Enriching the regulatory framework can lead to a complexity that overshadows understanding of the (...)

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Households are notoriously unsophisticated investors, with low financial literacy; and yet, banks (...)

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In a new study, Adrien Matray and Oliver Dessaint reveal that in the aftermath of hurricanes (...)

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Financial Institutions24 February 2016

Does danger still lurk in the banking system?

We all know the trouble with the banking system; like a house of cards, when something goes wrong (...)

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Financial Markets6 January 2016

Should we expect a new financial crisis?

With the fallout from the 2008 financial crisis still being felt, Olivier Klein, CEO of BRED, (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution7 December 2015

Indicators, indexes and rankings: when numbers challenge legal (...)

The legal field has experienced rapid increases in the use of indicators, which give quantitative (...)

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