FIN 514
Empirical Corporate Finance


Course Announcements
Course Outline for Spring 2018 [PDF]
Course Outline for Fall 2018 [PDF]

Course Grades


Graded assignments:

Discussion Assignments for Spring 2018

Assignment 1 -- Gornall-Strebulaev referee's report [due 5/25/2018]

Assignment 2 -- M. Schwert referee's report [due 6/1/2018]


Discussion Assignments for Fall 2018

Assignment 3 -- Harford-Stanfield-Zhang referee's report [due 9/25/2018]

Assignment 4 -- Li-Taylor-Wang referee's report [due 10/23/2018]


Introduction to the Course [PDF]
Venture Capital [PDF]
Initial Public Offerings of Common Stock [PDF]
IPO Market Cycles: Bubbles or Sequential Learning? [PDF]
The Variability of IPO Initial Returns [PDF]
Primary Distributions of Seasoned Stock, Underwriting, Rights and Private Placements [PDF]
Corporate Bond Financing [PDF]
Intra-Firm Exchange Offers, Recapitalizations, & Convertible Debt [PDF]
Repurchase Tender Offers [PDF]

Interfirm Tender Offers, Mergers and Corporate Control [PDF]
M&A Strategy [PDF]
Markup Pricing [PDF]
"Hostility -- to be, or not to be???" [PDF]
Going Private/Leveraged Buyouts [PDF]
Defensive Tactics [PDF]
Poison Pills [PDF]
Proxy Fights and the Value of Corporate Control [PDF]


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