2012 Prize winners

2012 Prize winners

With the generous support of Aberdeen Standard Investments and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, the ECGI awards annual prizes for the best papers published in the ECGI Finance and Law Working Paper series.

Past sponsors include Allen & Overy (2008 -2018), De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (2005-2008) and Egon Zehnder International (2005-2008).

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The winners of the two prizes in the 2012 Working Paper Competition were announced at ECGI's General Assembly held in Stockholm on 27 April 2012.


The Standard Life Investments Finance Prize

The €5,000 prize for the best paper in the Finance series is sponsored by the leading investment company, Standard Life Investments.

The winning paper:

Private Equity Takeovers and Employment in the UK: some Empirical Evidence

ECGI Finance Working Paper No. 310/2011

The authors of this paper are Marc Goergen, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School, Noel O’Sullivan and Geoff Wood, University of Sheffield


The Allen & Overy Law Prize

The €5,000 prize for the best paper in the Law series is sponsored by the international legal practice, Allen & Overy.

The winning paper:

European Company Law 1999-2010: Renaissance and Crisis

ECGI Law Working Paper No. 175/2011

The authors of this paper are John Armour and Wolf-Georg Ringe from the University of Oxford