M&A - Research Shows the Number of Leaked Deals increased in 2015

Author(s):

Scott Moeller

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Any Industry

After reaching a six year low in 2014, the number of M&A deal leaks globally increased in 2015, according to recent research conducted by Intralinks and the M&A Research Centre (MARC) at Cass Business School.

Updated: 13/03/2017
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Views: 306

Why Active Managers are well placed to take advantage of social, economic, and political regime change in 2017

Author(s):

Chris Wagstaff

Topic:
Finance

The increases in volatility and lower stock correlations likely to result from political and economic upheaval could provide precisely the environment in which skilled stock pickers can thrive.

Updated: 09/03/2017
Comments:
Views: 241

Accruals, disclosure and the pricing of future earnings in the European market

Author(s):

Ivana Raonic

 et al.
Topic:
Accounting
Industry:
Banking



The present study examines the role of disclosure in assisting market participants to form expectations of future earnings from the accrual (i.e., the non cash) content of reported earnings. Prior research has shown that, in general, disclosure is able to enhance future earnings information in current stock returns.

In this paper, it is shown that the role of disclosure in revealing relevant information on the prospects of the firm depends on the nature of the accruals appearing in the financial statements.

Updated: 14/02/2017
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Views: 19,671

Thoughts and observations on the labour market situation for females in the United Arab Emirates

Professor Chris Rowley, Director of the Centre for Research on Asian Management, was recently interviewed in the media in the Middle East on the important research undertaken on the unusual topic of maximising women's participation in the GCC workforce. The focus of the interview was in terms of the context of increasing levels of female education and growing numbers of female graduates.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 10,698

The third annual Cass-Capco conference of the Cass-Capco institute paper series on risk

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Podcast containing interviews, presentations and keynote address of the event at Cass Business School on 19 April 2010

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 11,751

Apocalyptic demography? Putting longevity risk in perspective

Current life expectancy depends very much on demographic factors, particularly lifestyle, and varies from scheme to scheme, i.e. it is scheme specific. It is therefore very important that companies understand where their scheme sits in the population of pension schemes as far as life expectancy is concerned.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 11,904

Research on Markets for Inventions and Implications for R&D Allocation Strategies

This article brings together various streams of research over the last 20 years into the phenomenon of 'markets for inventions', providing a comprehensive framework of understanding and identifying promising paths for future research. In this research, markets for inventions are compared with the other recent phenomenon of open innovation and open source.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 5,262

Putting the experts in charge

Amanda Goodall discusses the link between the core business knowledge held by a leader, and organisational performance.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 3,951

Lessons from the financial crisis: Finance and Growth

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Comment - with the long lingering effects of the Global Financial Crisis still being felt, Professor Thorsten Beck defends his position that Finance can still be good for economic growth.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 4,256