Silvio Vismara

University of Bergamo

Associate Professor

Via Marconi 5

24044 Dalmine, Bergamo

Italy

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1.

Information Cascades Among Investors in Equity Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo
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Crowdfunding, Information cascades, Crowdcube, Signaling, Entrepreneurial finance.

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IPO Pricing: Growth Rates Implied in Offer Prices

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2010
University of Bergamo - Department of Economics and Technology Management, University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Bergamo
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Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), valuation, growth rates

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Returns on Investments in Equity Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2016
Andrea Signori and Silvio Vismara
Catholic University of Milan and University of Bergamo
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Crowdfunding, Equity Offerings, Security issuance, Private Equity; Public Equity; Entrepreneurial Finance

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The Operating Performance of Initial Public Offerings: The UK Experience

Universita di Bergamo Working Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Nov 2003
Arif Khurshed, Stefano Paleari and Silvio Vismara
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Division of Accounting Finance, University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Bergamo
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Initial Public, Going public, Operating Performance

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Does Ownership Structure Affect Ipo Valuation?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Mar 2008
Michele Meoli, Stefano Paleari and Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo, University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Bergamo
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Ipo, Valuation, Ownership Structure

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The Operating and Shareprice Performance of Initial Public Offerings: The UK Experience

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 May 2005
Arif Khurshed, Stefano Paleari and Silvio Vismara
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Division of Accounting Finance, University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Bergamo
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Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), going public, operating performance, long-run

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Equity Retention and Social Network Theory in Equity Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo
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Equity, Crowdfunding, Signaling, Network theory, National Systems of Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial finance

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Economies of Scope and IPO Activity in Europe

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Nov 2012
Jay R. Ritter, Andrea Signori and Silvio Vismara
University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, Catholic University of Milan and University of Bergamo
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IPOs, initial public offerings, IPO volume, trade sales, M&A, economies of scope, financial regulation, European markets

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Europe's Second Markets for Small Companies

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2012
Silvio Vismara, Stefano Paleari and Jay R. Ritter
University of Bergamo, University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
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stock exchanges, second markets, financial regulation, IPOs, AIM, London Stock Exchange, Neuer Markt

Europe's Second Markets for Small Companies

European Financial Management, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 352-388, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 May 2012
Silvio Vismara, Stefano Paleari and Jay R. Ritter
University of Bergamo, University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
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stock exchanges, second markets, financial regulation, IPOs, AIM, London Stock Exchange, Neuer Markt

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Governmental Venture Capital for Innovative Young Firms

Journal of Technology Transfer, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Politecnico di Milano, Florida Atlantic University and University of Bergamo
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VC, GVC, intervention, entrepreneurial finance, IPOs

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De-Segmenting Research in Entrepreneurial Finance

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Mar 2016
Douglas J. Cumming and Silvio Vismara
Florida Atlantic University and University of Bergamo
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Entrepreneurial Finance; Crowdfunding; VCs; IPOs; Equity crowdfunding; M&As

12.

The Geography of Initial Coin Offerings

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Jul 2018
Winifred Huang, Michele Meoli and Silvio Vismara
University of Bath, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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Initial Coin Offerings, ICOs, Entrepreneurial Finance, Crowdfunding, Geography

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A Research Journey into Entrepreneurial Finance

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Feb 2016
Douglas J. Cumming and Silvio Vismara
Florida Atlantic University and University of Bergamo
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Entrepreneurial Finance, IPOs, VCs, Private Equity, Crowdfunding, Equity Crowdfunding, M&As

14.

What Do Crowdfunding Platforms Do? A Comparison between Investment-Based Platforms in Europe

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Alice Rossi and Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo, Students and University of Bergamo
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crowdfunding, entrepreneurial finance, equity crowdfunding, platforms

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The Exit Choices of European Private Firms: A Dynamic Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2019
Thomas J. Chemmanur, Andrea Signori and Silvio Vismara
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Catholic University of Milan and University of Bergamo
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Private firm exits; initial public offerings (IPOs); post-IPO acquisitions; delistings

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Gender in Entrepreneurial Finance: Matching Investors and Entrepreneurs in Equity Crowdfunding

Forthcoming in Albert Link, eds., "Gender and Entrepreneurial Activity", Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Sep 2016
Silvio Vismara, Davide Benaroio and Federica Carne
University of Bergamo, University of Bergamo, Students and University of Bergamo, Students
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crowdfunding, equity crowdfunding, gender, diversity, crowdinvesting

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Sustainability in Equity Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo
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Crowdfunding, Equity Crowdfunding, Sustainability, Crowdcube, Seedrs, Entrepreneurial Finance

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M&A Synergies and Trends in IPOs

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 May 2016
Andrea Signori and Silvio Vismara
Catholic University of Milan and University of Bergamo
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IPOs, M&As, YICs, NTBFs, Relatedness, Synergies, Security issuance, Public Equity, Entrepreneurial Finance

19.

The Impact of Venture Capital Monitoring in Europe

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jan 2017
Politecnico di Milano, Università Politecnica delle Marche, University of Bergamo, EMLYON Business School - Department of Economics, Finance and Control and University of Bergamo
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Venture Capital, Monitoring, Europe, Corporate Venture Capital, Cross-Border Investments

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Signaling to Overcome Inefficiencies in Crowdfunding Markets

Forthcoming in Handbook of Crowdfunding. 2017. Edited by Douglas Cumming and Lars Hornuf: Palgrave
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jul 2017
Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo
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crowdfunding; equity crowdfunding; entrepreneurial finance; signalling

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Are IPO Underwriters Paid for the Services They Provide?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2012
Michele Meoli, Andrea Signori and Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo, Catholic University of Milan and University of Bergamo
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IPOs, Underwriters, Investment banks, Gross spread, Price stabilization

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Financial Regulation and IPOs: Evidence from the History of the Italian Stock Market

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014
Mattia Cattaneo, Michele Meoli and Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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IPOs; Regulation; Survival; Investor protection; Italy

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Completing the Technology Transfer Process: M&As of Science-Based IPOs

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 2012
Michele Meoli, Stefano Paleari and Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo, University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Bergamo
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Does Equity Crowdfunding Democratize Entrepreneurial Finance?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Douglas J. Cumming, Michele Meoli and Silvio Vismara
Florida Atlantic University, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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Does Equity Crowdfunding Democratize Entrepreneurial Finance?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Dec 2018
Douglas J. Cumming, Silvio Vismara and Michele Meoli
Florida Atlantic University, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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crowdfunding, equity crowdfunding, entrepreneurial finance, democratizaion, gender, geography, investment crowdfunding

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European Initial Public Offerings

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jul 2015
Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo
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IPOs, valuation, regulation, entrepreneurial finance, crowdfunding

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Do Regulatory Changes Affect the Underpricing of European IPOs?

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Ali C. Akyol, Tommy Cooper, Michele Meoli and Silvio Vismara
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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Initial public offerings, corporate governance, regulation, asymmetric information, underpricing

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Changes in Underwriters’ Selection of Comparable Firms Pre- and Post-IPO: Same Bank, Same Company, Different Peers

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Silvio Vismara, Andrea Signori and Stefano Paleari
University of Bergamo, Catholic University of Milan and University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale
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Initial Public Offerings, valuation, underwriters, analyst, comparables

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Motives to Invest in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
University of Trier - Faculty of Management, University of Trier - Faculty of Management, University of Bergamo and University of Trier - Faculty of Management
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Initial coin offering (ICO), entrepreneurial finance, investment motives, distributed ledger technology (DLT), blockchain, cryptocurrency, Ethereum, factor analysis

29.

Stock-Financed M&As of Newly Listed Firms

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Dec 2015
Andrea Signori and Silvio Vismara
Catholic University of Milan and University of Bergamo
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Mergers & Acquisitions, M&As, IPOs, liquidity, method of payment

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Signalling in Science-Based IPOs: The Combined Effect of Affiliation with Prestigious Universities, Underwriters, and Venture Capitalists

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Jun 2016
Massimo G. Colombo, Michele Meoli and Silvio Vismara
Politecnico di Milano, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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IPO, signalling, valuation, underwriter, venture capitalist, academic entrepreneurship, spinoff

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Crowdfunding in Healthcare

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Feb 2018
Gaia Bassani, Nicoletta Marinelli and Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo - Department of Law, University of Macerata - Department of Economics and Law and University of Bergamo
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Crowdfunding, Healthcare, Entrepreneurial finance, Medicine, Policy

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What Happens After a Crowdfunding Campaign?

Forthcoming chapter in the Handbook of Research on Crowdfunding (Edited by Annaleena Parhankangas, Colin Mason & Hans Landström).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jan 2019
Ghent University, University of Bergamo and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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equity crowdfunding

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Investors’ Choices Between Cash and Voting Rights: Evidence from Dual-Class Equity Crowdfunding

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Douglas J. Cumming, Michele Meoli and Silvio Vismara
Florida Atlantic University, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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Equity Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding, Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Voting Rights, Ownership and Control

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Voting Rights Delivery in Investment-Based Crowdfunding: A Cross-Platform Analysis

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Nov 2018
Alice Rossi, Silvio Vismara and Michele Meoli
University of Bergamo, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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crowdfunding, corporate governance, equity crowdfunding, investment crowdfunding, entrepre-neurial finance

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An Equity Crowdfunding Research Agenda: Evidence From Stakeholder Participation in the Rulemaking Process

Cummings, M.E., Rawhouser, H., Vismara, S. et al. Small Bus Econ (2019). DOI: 10.1007/s11187-018-00134-5
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business, Lee Business School - University of Nevada Las Vegas, University of Bergamo and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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crowdfunding, equity crowdfunding, entrepreneurial finance, regulation, qualitative content analysis

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Valuation Accuracy and Infinity Horizon Forecast: Empirical Evidence from Europe

Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 135-165, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Lucio Cassia and Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Bergamo
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Valuing University‐Based Firms: The Effects of Academic Affiliation on IPO Performance

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 35, Issue 4, pp. 755-776, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Damiano Bonardo, Stefano Paleari and Silvio Vismara
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bergamo - SIGE Sezione di Ingegneria Gestionale and University of Bergamo
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Can Spending Time in the Minors Pay Off? An Examination of the Canadian Junior Public Equity Markets

Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 56, pp. 88-107, 2018
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Mar 2018
University of Bergamo, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and University of Bergamo
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The Board Value Protection Function in Young, Mature and Family Firms

British Journal of Management, Vol. 30, Issue 2, pp. 437-458, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 May 2019
Marcel Hülsbeck, Michele Meoli and Silvio Vismara
University of Augsburg - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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The Effects of the Specialization of Private Equity Firms on Their Exit Strategy

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 43, Issue 9-10, pp. 1420-1443, 2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2016
Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences, University of Bergamo - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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private equity, exit strategy, specialization, LBOs, competing risks

The Effects of the Specialization of Private Equity Firms on Their Exit Strategy

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting (Forthcoming)
Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences, University of Bergamo - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo

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Private Equity, Exit Strategy, Specialization, LBOs, Competing Risks

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Ranking Underwriters of European IPOs

European Financial Management, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 891-925, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Katrin Migliorati and Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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IPOs, underwriters, underpricing, AIM

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Board Independence, Ownership Structure and the Valuation of IPOs in Continental Europe

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 116-131, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Fabio Bertoni, Michele Meoli and Silvio Vismara
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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Corporate Governance, Board Composition, Shareholder Value, Agency Theory, Resource Dependence Theory