Eric Nowak

Swiss Finance Institute

Joint Affiliate Faculty Member

c/o University of Geneva

40, Bd du Pont-d'Arve

CH-1211 Geneva 4

Switzerland

Universita della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano)

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Citation 64

Private Equity Performance and Liquidity Risk

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-43
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 04 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2012
Universita della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano), Swiss Finance Institute and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Private equity, Liquidity risk, Cost of capital

Private Equity Performance and Liquidity Risk

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 06/2010-024, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2012
Universita della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano), Swiss Finance Institute and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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private equity, liquidity risk, cost of capital

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Market Efficiency and Limits to Arbitrage: Evidence from the Volkswagen Short Squeeze

Journal of Financial Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2021
Imperial College London, Independent, Swiss Finance Institute and University of Kansas - School of Business
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Limits to arbitrage, short selling, stock cornering, disclosure and securities regulation.

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Private Benefits of Control in Founding-Family Owned Firms: An Analysis of the Dynamics of Disproportionate Ownership and Control in Family Firm Ipos

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2015
Olaf Ehrhardt and Eric Nowak
University of Applied Sciences Stralsund and Swiss Finance Institute
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Citation 15

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Private benefits; Family firms; Initial public offerings; Dual-class shares; One share-one vote; Control transfers; Ownership structures; Investor protection

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Squeezing Shorts Through Social Media Platforms

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 21-31
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 12 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2023
Imperial College London, Independent, Swiss Finance Institute, Universita della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano) and University of Kansas - School of Business
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Limits to arbitrage; Short selling; Short squeeze; Gamma squeeze; GameStop, Social media platforms, Retail investors

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On the Performance of Private Equity Investments: Does Market Timing Matter?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
University of Frankfurt, CEPRES Center of Private Equity Research, Swiss Finance Institute and Lufthansa Consulting
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Private equity, Venture capital, Fund management, Market timing

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Investor Protection and Capital Market Regulation in Germany

THE GERMAN FINANCIAL SYSTEM, Jan Pieter Krahnen, Reinhard H. Schmidt, eds., Oxford University Press, 2004, Copyright
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Apr 2004
Eric Nowak
Swiss Finance Institute
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Investor Protection, Corporate Governance, Capital Market Regulation, Law and Finance, German Financial System

Serious errors impair an assessment of forest carbon projects: A rebuttal of West et al. (2023)

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Space Intelligence, Space Intelligence, USI Lugano, California Institute of Technology - Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Conservation International, Space Intelligence, Space Intelligence, Space Intelligence, University of Edinburgh - School of Geosciences, Space Intelligence and Swiss Finance Institute
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carbon finance, REDD, REDD+, tropical forest, deforestation, VCS, carbon markets, response

Serious Errors Impair an Assessment of Forest Carbon Projects: A Rebuttal Of West Et Al. (2023)

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 23-120
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Dec 2023
Space Intelligence, Space Intelligence, USI Lugano, California Institute of Technology - Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Conservation International, Space Intelligence, Space Intelligence, Space Intelligence, University of Edinburgh - School of Geosciences, Space Intelligence and Swiss Finance Institute
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Voluntary Carbon Markets

SIX White Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Jun 2022
Eric Nowak
Swiss Finance Institute
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Climate Change, Climate Finance, Carbon Emissions, Voluntary Carbon Certificates

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'Running in the Family': The Evolution of Ownership, Control, and Performance in German Family-Owned Firms, 1903-2003

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Mar 2006
Swiss Finance Institute, University of Applied Sciences Stralsund and Elephant Equity
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Family firms, performance, ownership, control, German stock markets

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Finance, Investment, and Firm Value in Germany and the Us: A Comparative Analysis

Humboldt University SBF 373 Discussion Paper No. 49/1998
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Apr 1999
Eric Nowak
Swiss Finance Institute
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Executive Compensation and the Susceptibility of Firms to Hostile Takeovers - an Empirical Investigation of the U.S. Oil Industry

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 Mar 1999
Michael H. Haid and Eric Nowak
University of St. Gallen and Swiss Finance Institute
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Unifications of Dual-Class Shares in Germany - First Empirical Evidence on Liquidity Effects of Share Class Unifications

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-12, 21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2023
Olaf Ehrhardt, Eric Nowak and Jan Kuklinski
University of Applied Sciences Stralsund, Swiss Finance Institute and University of Witten/Herdecke
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dual-class shares, share class unification, cost of capital, event study, announcement effects, bid -ask spreads, liquidity

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The Corporate Governance Endgame – An Economic Analysis of Minority Squeeze-Out Regulation in Germany

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
Ettore Croci, Olaf Ehrhardt and Eric Nowak
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, University of Applied Sciences Stralsund and Swiss Finance Institute
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Corporate Governance, Investor protection, Event studies, Squeeze-outs, Germany

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Decision-Making During the Crisis: Why Did the Treasury Let Commercial Banks Fail?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 281/2015
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Feb 2015
Ettore Croci, Gerard Hertig and Eric Nowak
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, ETH Zurich and Swiss Finance Institute
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Resolution, Bail-out, Commercial Bank, CPP, Financial crisis, Bankruptcy

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The Real Effects of Improving Access to Capital Markets Financing: Evidence from European SMEs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12227
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
Alexander Eisele and Eric Nowak
UBS and Swiss Finance Institute
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equity capital markets, finance innovations, SME financing

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The Effect of Ipos on German Family-Owned Firms: Governance Changes, Ownership Structure, and Performance

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Olaf Ehrhardt and Eric Nowak
University of Applied Sciences Stralsund and Swiss Finance Institute

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Ownership structures, Stock performance, Voting rights, Initial public offerings (IPO), Cash flow, Family firms, Finance, Firm governance

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The (Ir)Relevance of Disclosure of Compliance with Corporate Governance Codes - Empirical Evidence from the German Stock Market

Forthcoming, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) (formerly Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-11)
Posted: 15 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2015
Till A. Mahr, Eric Nowak and Roland Rott
KPMG, Germany, Swiss Finance Institute and Goethe University Frankfurt

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Corporate Governance, Self-Regulation, Governance Index, Event Studies, Long-Run Performance, Capital market regulation