CPEC is currently conducting research in the following areas:

  • Aftermarket performance of PE-backed IPOs
  • Operating performance of VC and PE backed IPOs
  • Financial distress and Private Equity
  • Determinants of capital structure in buyout transactions
  • Transparency and financial disclosure in the post-Walker era.


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