Merih Sevilir

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

Associate Professor

1309 E. 10th St.

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Acquiring Innovation

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2014
Merih Sevilir and Xuan Tian
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Innovation, Patents, Research and Development

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The Ownership and Financing of Innovation in R&D Races

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 18/2003
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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R&D races, financing, venture capitalists, vertical integration

The Ownership and Financing of Innovation in R&D Races

AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Board Connections and M&A Transactions

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2016
Ye Cai and Merih Sevilir
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Mergers and acquisitions, acquirer returns, board connections

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Going Public to Acquire? The Acquisition Motive in IPOs

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Ugur Celikyurt, Merih Sevilir and Anil Shivdasani
Koc University - College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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IPOs, M&As

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Size and Focus of a Venture Capitalist's Portfolio

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Dec 2004
Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Venture capital

Size and Focus of a Venture Capitalist's Portfolio

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Mar 2005
Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Size and Focus of a Venture Capitalist's Portfolio

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 4643-4680, 2009
Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

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Access to Public Capital Markets and Employment Growth

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2017
Alexander Borisov, Andrew Ellul and Merih Sevilir
University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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IPOs, Employment growth, Financial constraints, Corporate growth

Access to Public Capital Markets and Employment Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10521
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Alexander Borisov, Andrew Ellul and Merih Sevilir
University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Corporate growth, Employment growth, Financial constraints, Human capital, IPOs

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Do Entrepreneurs Make Good VCs?

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
Ye Cai, Merih Sevilir and Xuan Tian
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur

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Mergers, Spin-Offs, and Employee Incentives

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 295/2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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mergers, competition, incentives, innovation, human capital

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Activism and Empire Building

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-74, SMU Cox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-10, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 575/2018, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 18-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2019
Nickolay Gantchev, Merih Sevilir and Anil Shivdasani
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Shareholder activism, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, empire building, hedge funds

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Venture Capitalists in Mature Public Firms

UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2013-4
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Ugur Celikyurt, Merih Sevilir and Anil Shivdasani
Koc University - College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Made in CEO Factories

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 15-13
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2015
Ye Cai, Merih Sevilir and Jun Yang
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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General Managerial Skills; CEO Turnover; CEO Factories; Abnormal Announcement Returns

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Managerial Ownership and Employee Risk Bearing

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Southern Methodist University
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Compensation, Stock Options, Real Earnings Management, bonus pay

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Large Shareholders and the Value of Takeover Defenses

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Eitan Goldman and Merih Sevilir
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Takeover defenses, large shareholders, monitoring

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Business School Networks and VC-backed Startups

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 15-79
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Ye Cai, Nickolay Gantchev and Merih Sevilir
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Entrepreneurship, Venture capital, Startup firms, Business school networks, Management quality

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Human Capital Investment, New Firm Creation and Venture Capital

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 May 2009
Merih Sevilir
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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general human capital, venture capital, innovation

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How an IPO Helps in M&A

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 94-99, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Jul 2010
Ugur Celikyurt, Merih Sevilir and Anil Shivdasani
Koc University - College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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