Hedge Funds

Working Paper

26 January 2018

Unexpected Corporate Outcomes from Hedge Fund Activism in Japan

Hedge fund activism has been identified in the USA as a driver of enduring corporate governance change and market perception. We investigate this claim in an empirical study to see whether activism produced similar results in Japan in...

John Buchanan | Dominic Heesang Chai | Simon Deakin
27 July 2020

Where Do Institutional Investors Seek Shelter when Disaster Strikes? Evidence from COVID-19

During the COVID-19 market crash, U.S. stocks with higher institutional ownership -- in particular, those held more by active, short-term, and more exposed institutions -- performed worse. Portfolio changes through the first...

Simon Glossner | Pedro Matos | Stefano Ramelli | Alexander Wagner
16 March 2020

Digital Transformation in the Hedge Fund and Private Equity Industry

The digital transformation is disrupting the financial sector. Venture capital, private equity and hedge funds are also affected. We see more and more firms implement emerging technologies in their investment process. There are...

Omololu Bajulaiye | Mark Fenwick | Ivona Skultetyova | Erik Vermeulen

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