Ian A. Cooper

London Business School

Sussex Place

Regent's Park

London, London NW1 4SA

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The Cost of Debt

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Ian A. Cooper and Sergei Davydenko
London Business School and University of Toronto - Finance Area
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Valuing the Debt Tax Shield

NHH Dept. of Finance & Management Science Discussion Paper No. 2007/15
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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Valuing the Debt Tax Shield

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 19, No. 2, Spring 2007
Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance

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value of tax shields, APV, WACC, capital cash flow

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Optimal Equity Valuation Using Multiples: The Number of Comparable Firms

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Ian A. Cooper and Leonardo Cordeiro
London Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Equity valuation, valuation, multiples valuation

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Consistent Methods of Valuing Companies By Dcf: Methods and Assumptions

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Aug 2006
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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discounted cash flow, APV, WACC, leverage policy, value of tax shields, equity cash flow

Consistent Valuation of Project Finance and LBO's Using the Flows-to-Equity Method

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2017
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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Valuation, flows-to-equity, equity cash flow, cost of equity, project finance, LBO

Consistent Valuation of Project Finance and LBO's Using the Flows-to-Equity Method

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 10-51
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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Valuation, flows-to-equity, equity cash flow, cost of equity, project finance, LBO

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Using Yield Spreads to Estimate Expected Returns on Debt and Equity

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Ian A. Cooper and Sergei Davydenko
London Business School and University of Toronto - Finance Area
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Credit spreads, Expected default, Credit risk, Cost of capital, Equity premium

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Discount Rates and Tax

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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On Tests of the Conditional Relationship between Beta and Returns

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 09 May 2011
Ian A. Cooper
London Business School
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capital asset pricing model, CAPM, conditional beta, beta and return

On Tests of the Conditional Relationship between Beta and Returns

Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 19, 2009
Posted: 23 Mar 2009
Ian A. Cooper
London Business School

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Beta, CAPM, conditional CAPM

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The Cost of Capital for the UK Water Sector

Regulation Initative Working Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Oct 2002
Michelle Bush and Ian A. Cooper
London Business School and London Business School
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The Value of Tax Shields is Equal to the Present Value of Tax Shields

London Business School Institute of Finance No. IFA-428
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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Tax shields, leverage, adjusted present value.

The Value of Tax Shields is Equal to the Present Value of Tax Shields

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5182
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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Tax shields, leverage, adjusted present value

The Value of Tax Shields is Equal to the Present Value of Tax Shields

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 81, No. 1, July 2006
Posted: 21 Aug 2006
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance

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Value of tax shields, Leverage policy, Adjusted present value, Unlevered beta, Cost of capital

Tax-Adjusted Discount Rates With Investor Taxes and Risky Debt

London Business School Institute of Finance Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2007
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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Capital structure, valuation, risky debt, cost of capital

Tax-Adjusted Discount Rates with Investor Taxes and Risky Debt

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6646
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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Tax adjusted discount rate, WACC

Tax-Adjusted Discount Rates with Investor Taxes and Risky Debt

Financial Management, Summer 2008
Posted: 01 Oct 2008
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance

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Capital structure, value of tax shields, risky debt, cost of capital, WACC

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Is There a Limit to the Accuracy of Equity Valuation Using Multiples?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Ian A. Cooper and Neophytos Lambertides
London Business School and Cyprus University of Technology
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Equity Valuation, Valuation, Multiples Valuation

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Bank Loan Loss Accounting Treatments, Credit Cycles and Crash Risk

London Business School Accounting Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Cyprus University of Technology, London Business School, Cyprus University of Technology and Durham University Business School
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Accounting conservatism, loan loss accounting, bank lending, crash risk

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Estimating Sustainable Normalized Operating Free Cash Flow

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Ian A. Cooper
London Business School
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Normalized Cash Flow, Sustainable Cash Flow, Enterprise Value

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A Test of International Equity Market Integration Using Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers

London Business School Institute of Finance Paper No. 433
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School
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international mergers, international equity market integration, stochastic discount factors, international betas, segmented markets, primary listing

Corporate Hedging: The Relevance of Contract Specifications and Banking Relationships

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 May 1999
Ian A. Cooper and Antonio S. Mello
London Business School and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Finance, Investment and Banking
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Corporate Hedging: The Relevance of Contract Specifications and Banking Relationships

Posted: 15 Jun 1999
Ian A. Cooper and Antonio S. Mello
London Business School and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Finance, Investment and Banking

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The Value of Tax Shields is Equal to the Present Value of Tax Shields: Further Remarks

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Dec 2004
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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Tax shields, leverage, adjusted present value

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A Measure of Pure Home Bias

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2018
Ian A. Cooper, Piet Sercu and Rosanne Vanpee
London Business School, FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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Home bias, foreign bias, international equity investment

Excess Comovement in International Equity Markets: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 May 2006 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2009
Ian A. Cooper, Richard A. Brealey and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School
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International mergers, international equity market integration, stochastic discount factors, international betas, segmented markets, primary listing

Excess Comovement in International Equity Markets: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 May 2009
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School

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International mergers, international equity market integration, stochastic discount factors, international betas, segmented markets, primary listing

Excess Comovement in International Equity Markets: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 1718-1740, April 2010
Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School

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International Mergers, International Equity Market Integration, Stochastic Discount Factors, International Betas, Segmented Markets, Primary Listing

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International Propagation of the Credit Crisis

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2012
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School
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banking, financial institutions, capital structure, risk management, international finance, monetary economics, credit crisis, international transmission, contagion, financial regulation

International Propagation of the Credit Crisis

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Mar 2012
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School
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banking, financial institutions, capital structure, risk management, international finance, monetary economics, credit crisis, international transmission, contagion, financial regulation

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Optimal Passive Currency Holdings: Equilibrium Currency Hedging Revisited

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Ian A. Cooper and Andrey Kuzmenko
London Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Currency Hedging, Equilibrium, Passive Management, Equity Portfolios, International Portfolios

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Which Measure of Aggregate Implied Cost of Capital Predicts Equity Market Returns?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 May 2016
Ian A. Cooper and Arkodipta Sarkar
London Business School and London Business School, Department of Finance, Students
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Implied Cost of Capital, Return Predictability, Expected Returns, Dividend Discount Model

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Setting the Horizon Value Using DCF-Based Methods: Teaching Note

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Ian A. Cooper
London Business School
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Horizon Value, Discounted Cash Flow, Constant Growth, Residual Income, Franchise Value

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Costs to Crossborder Investment and International Equity Market Equilibrium

Recent Developments in Corporate Finance, 1986, J Edwards (ed), Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School and London Business School
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Home bias

Valuation in the Public and Private Sectors: Tax, Risk, Debt Capacity, and the Cost of Capital

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-68
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2022
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Michel A. Habib
London Business School, London Business School and University of Zurich
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Valuation in the Public and Private Sectors: Tax, Risk, Debt Capacity, and the Cost of Capital

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13277
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Michel A. Habib
London Business School, London Business School and University of Zurich
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cost of capital, debt capacity, private sector, Public sector, risk, tax, Valuation

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Valuing Real Options with Estimation Error: DCF Versus No-Arbitrage

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Ian A. Cooper
London Business School
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real options, valuation, DCF, no-arbitrage

Partially Segmented International Capital Markets and International Capital Budgeting

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 May 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2009
Evi Kaplanis and Ian A. Cooper
London Business School and London Business School
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Market segmentation and integration, international capital budgeting, cost of capital esitmates, global CAPM

Partially Segmented International Capital Markets and International Capital Budgeting

Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 19, 2000
Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School and London Business School

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Market segmentation and integration, international capital budgeting, cost of capital esitmates, global CAPM

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Large Dividend Increases and Leverage

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Ian A. Cooper and Neophytos Lambertides
London Business School and Cyprus University of Technology
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Capital structure, dividend policy, dividend changes, leverage

Foreign Bias in Equity Portfolios: Informational Advantage or Familiarity Bias?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2022
De Nederlandsche Bank, London Business School, FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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International portfolio choice; home bias; foreign bias; informational advantage; familiarity; behavioral economics; active share

Foreign Bias in Equity Portfolios: Informational Advantage or Familiarity Bias?

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 742
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Mar 2022
De Nederlandsche Bank, London Business School, FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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International portfolio choice; home bias; foreign bias; informational advantage; familiarity; behavioral economics; active share.

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The Behaviour of Sentiment-Induced Share Returns: Measurement When Fundamentals are Observable

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jul 2014
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School
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investor sentiment, return predictability, arbitrage

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The Effect of Mergers on US Bank Risk in the Short Run and in the Long Run

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2019
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School, London Business School and London Business School
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bank mergers, bank risk, bank regulation, too big to fail, concentration-fragility

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Corporate valuation, horizon value, horizon date, constant growth formula, Tesla

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The Equity Home Bias Puzzle: A Survey

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 143 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Ian A. Cooper, Piet Sercu and Rosanne Vanpee
London Business School, FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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Equity, home bias, international portfolio choice

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Cost of Capital and Valuation in the Public and Private Sectors: Tax, Risk and Debt Capacity

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 47, Issue 1-2, pp. 163-187, 2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 May 2020
Richard A. Brealey, Ian A. Cooper and Michel A. Habib
London Business School, London Business School and University of Zurich
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cost of capital, debt capacity, depreciation, outsourcing, private sector, privatization, public sector, regulation, risk, tax, valuation

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Consistent Valuation of Project Finance and LBOs Using the Flows‐To‐Equity Method

European Financial Management, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 34-52, 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jan 2018
Ian A. Cooper and Kjell G. Nyborg
London Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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cost of debt, cost of equity, equity cash flow, flows to equity, LBO, project finance, valuation

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Estimating the Cost of Risky Debt

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2007
Posted: 10 Oct 2007
Sergei Davydenko and Ian A. Cooper
University of Toronto - Finance Area and London Business School

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cost of debt, WACC

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Partially Segmented International Capital Markets, Securities Market Equilibrium, and Corporate Financial Policy

Working Paper 220
Posted: 13 Jul 1998
Ian A. Cooper and Evi Kaplanis
London Business School and London Business School

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Netting and the Design of Financial Contracts with Default Risk

London Business School Institute of Finance and Accounting Working Paper 205
Posted: 03 Jul 1998
Ian A. Cooper and Antonio S. Mello
London Business School and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Finance, Investment and Banking

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Arithmetic Versus Geometric Mean Estimators: Setting Discount Rates for Capital Budgeting

EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, Vol. 2 No. 2, 1996
Posted: 02 Jul 1998
Ian A. Cooper
London Business School

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