Sami Torstila

Aalto University

Associate Professor

P.O. Box 21210

Helsinki, 00101

Finland

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Stock Market Aversion? Political Preferences and Stock Market Participation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2010
Markku Kaustia and Sami Torstila
Aalto University School of Business and Aalto University
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Stock Market Participation, Personal values

Cross-Listings and M&A Activity: Transatlantic Evidence

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Feb 2002
Pasi Tolmunen and Sami Torstila
Tulane University, Department of Economics and Aalto University
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Cross-listings, mergers and acquisitions

Cross-Listings and M&A Activity: Transatlantic Evidence

Financial Management, Vol. 34, No. 1, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Apr 2005
Pasi Tolmunen and Sami Torstila
Tulane University, Department of Economics and Aalto University
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The Exit Rates of Liquidated Venture Capital Funds

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jul 2003
Sami Torstila and Markus Laine
Aalto University and Eqvitec Partners
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Venture Capital, Exits, IPO, M&A

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Stock Ownership and Political Behavior: Evidence from Demutualizations

SAFE Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2013
Markku Kaustia, Samuli Knüpfer and Sami Torstila
Aalto University School of Business, BI Norwegian Business School and Aalto University
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Stock ownership, political behavior, salience, attention, identity

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Prolonged Private Equity Holding Periods: Six Years Is the New Normal

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
Juho Mäkiaho and Sami Torstila
Korona Invest and Aalto University
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Private Equity, Holding Periods, Financial Crisis

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Do Retail Incentives Work in Privatizations?

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 04688
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2008
Matti Keloharju, Samuli Knüpfer and Sami Torstila
Aalto University - School of Business, BI Norwegian Business School and Aalto University
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Privatization, Equity Offerings, Bonus Shares, Discounts, Flipping

Do Retail Incentives Work in Privatizations?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4612
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Oct 2004
Matti Keloharju, Samuli Knüpfer and Sami Torstila
Aalto University - School of Business, BI Norwegian Business School and Aalto University
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Privatization, equity offerings, bonus shares, discounts, flipping

Do Retail Incentives Work in Privatizations?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Jun 2006
Matti Keloharju, Samuli Knüpfer and Sami Torstila
Aalto University - School of Business, BI Norwegian Business School and Aalto University

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Privatization, Equity offerings, Bonus shares, Discounts, Flipping

Do Retail Incentives Work in Privatizations?

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 2061-2095, 2008
Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Matti Keloharju, Samuli Knüpfer and Sami Torstila
Aalto University - School of Business, BI Norwegian Business School and Aalto University

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D78, G14, G32, G38, L33

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Evidence on Anchoring to Industry Multiples in IPO Pricing

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2018
Sean Hundtofte and Sami Torstila
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Aalto University
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Anchoring, IPOs, Behavioral Finance, Comparables, Contrast Effects

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Job-Related Ethical Judgment in the Finance Profession

Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Jan 2005
Outi Hartikainen and Sami Torstila
Gutta Ltd. and Aalto University
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Is There a Future for an Efficiency Defence in European Merger Control?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Petri Kuoppamäki and Sami Torstila
Aalto University and Aalto University
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Efficiency defence, merger control

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Irrevocable Commitments and Tender Offer Outcomes

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2018
Alibaba Group, Aalto University and Aalto University
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irrevocable commitments, deal-protection devices, acquisitions, tender offers

The Distribution of Information Among Institutional and Retail Investors in Ipos

European Financial Management, Vol. 8, pp. 357-372, 2002
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Mar 2003
Matti Keloharju and Sami Torstila
Aalto University - School of Business and Aalto University
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IPO's, Investment Performance, Institutional Investors, Retail Investors

The Distribution of Information Among Institutional and Retail Investors in Ipos

European Financial Management Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Apr 2002
Matti Keloharju and Sami Torstila
Aalto University - School of Business and Aalto University

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IPOs, investment performance, institutional investors, retail investors

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The Clustering of IPO Gross Spreads: International Evidence

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Posted: 19 Jun 2002
Sami Torstila
Aalto University

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initial public offerings, gross spreads, clustering

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What Determines IPO Gross Spreads in Europe?

European Financial Management Journal, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 523-541
Posted: 07 Mar 2002
Sami Torstila
Aalto University

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initial public offerings, gross spreads

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The Distribution of Fees within the IPO Syndicate

Financial Management, Vol. 30, Iss. 4, Winter 2001
Posted: 27 Dec 2001
Sami Torstila
Aalto University

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