After the cooling off of IPOs since the dot com bubble, Google has rekindled the fire for IPOs. This IPO reader contains new articles exclusive to this reader by leading academics from around the world dealing with quantitative and qualitative analyses of this increasingly popular and important area of finance. Articles address new methods of IPO performance, international IPOs, IPO evaluation, IPO underwriting, evaluation and bookbuilding. Although numerous articles are technical in nature, with econometric and statistical models, particular attention has been directed towards the understanding and the applicability of the results as well as theoretical development in this area. This reader will assist researchers, academics, and graduate students to further understand the latest research on IPOs.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 840 g
Dimensions: 234 x 165 x 25 mm
"Gregoriou once again offers us a collection of insightful and informative scientific articles. This reader covers the many interesting facets of IPOs, including performance studies in different countries, analysis of the underpricing phenomenon, as well as the role of the underwriters and the corporate structure on IPO valuations. The articles, written by both practitioners and academics, provide rigorous empirical analysis and offer intuitive conclusions. A great read for IPO aficionados!"
-- Nicolas Papageorgiou, Assistant Professor of Finance, HEC Montreal
"This collection of new articles on IPOs is literally a must-have handbook for investors, academics, and traders worldwide interested in studying IPO performance. The articles focus on IPOs on an international level thereby allowing the reader to compare the performance of IPOs in many countries. Initial Public Offerings truly adds to the existing IPO literature with a list of well known academics/contributors in the field of IPOs. This book truly presents the latest cutting edge research on European IPOs, Asian IPO and IPOs in other countries."
--Komlan Sedzro, Professor of Finance, University of Quebec at Montreal
"Now, whilst the IPO market is relatively calm,is a good period for some academic analysis of this phenomenon,and the idea of a global approach is highly innovative.The result is a wide-ranging and accesible book,that will be a valued reference work for scholars and practitioners."
-- Dr. Stephen E. Satchell, University Reader, Cambridge University; Fellow, Trintiy College
"This collection of timely articles provides further empirical evidence on the well-known IPO underpricing and long-run underperformance phenomena from a range of countries that differ in their market structures and regulatory environments. This wealth of new evidence will no doubt stimulate further work in the area."
-- Alexander Ljungqvist, Associate Professor of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University