Private equity, characterized by firms operating as privately held partnerships organizing the acquisition and "taking private" of public companies, is currently dominating the business news due to deals growing rapidly in number and size. If the...Read more
We extend here our prior work, which focused on equity decoupling (Hu and Black, 2006, 2007, 2008), by providing a systematic treatment of debt decoupling and an initial exploration of hybrid decoupling. Equity decoupling involves unbundling of...Read more
Prof. Curtis Milhaupt (Columbia Law School) presents his paper on "Bonded to the State: A Network Perspective on China’s Corporate Debt Market" at the 2016 GCGC Conference in Stockholm. Discussion of the paper is then presented by Prof. Li Jin (Guanghua School of Management Peking University).
A corporate bond market is thought to play an important role as a supplement to bank- oriented financial systems in emerging markets – functioning in effect as a “spare tire.” Yet bond markets typically rely upon a formal institutional foundation that is often lacking in developing economies. China’s corporate bond market is huge, yet scholarly analysis of it is relatively scarce and some of its elements remain poorly understood.