Ola Bengtsson

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Professor of Finance

P.O Box 7080

Lund

Sweden

http://www.olabengtsson.com

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Box 55665

Grevgatan 34, 2nd floor

Stockholm, SE-102 15

Sweden

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Restrictive Covenants in Venture Capital Contracts

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Aug 2009
Ola Bengtsson
Lund University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 501 (33,595)
Citation 6

Abstract:

venture capital, financial contracting, entrepreneurship, covenants

2.

CEO Compensation in Venture Capital Markets

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
Ola Bengtsson and John R. M. Hand
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 482 (44,794)
Citation 3

Abstract:

CEO compensation, Successful equity financing, Pay-for-Performance, Private venture-backed companies

3.

How Do Venture Capital Partners Match with Startup Founders?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Mar 2010
Ola Bengtsson and David H. Hsu
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
Downloads 408 (26,650)
Citation 6

Abstract:

venture capital, startups, matching

4.

Investor Abilities and Financial Contracting: Evidence from Venture Capital

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-022, Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-22, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Berk A. Sensoy
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 378 (56,273)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Venture capital, Financial Contracting, Entrepreneur, Agency

5.

The Importance of Geographical Location and Distance on Venture Capital Contracts

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Ola Bengtsson and S. Abraham Ravid
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Yeshiva University - Syms School of Business
Downloads 333 (50,425)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Financial Contracts, Geography

6.

Changing the Nexus: The Evolution and Renegotiation of Venture Capital Contracts

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-019, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-19
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Ola Bengtsson and Berk A. Sensoy
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 325 (62,809)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Venture capital, financial contracting, renegotiation, debt overhang

7.

The Geography of Venture Capital Contracts

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Ola Bengtsson and S. Abraham Ravid
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Yeshiva University - Syms School of Business
Downloads 296 (71,314)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, Financial Contracting, Geography

8.

Intermediaries in Negotiations of Complex Contracts: The Role of Attorneys in Venture Capital Transactions

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Ola Bengtsson
Lund University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 190 (108,851)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Financial Contracting, Intermediaries, Information Problem, Entrepreneurship

9.

Relational Venture Capital Financing of Serial Founders

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Ola Bengtsson
Lund University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 164 (134,194)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Serial Founders, Relationships, Information Problems

10.

SEC Enforcement in the PIPE Market: Actions and Consequences

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-17
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Ola Bengtsson, Na Dai and Clifford Chad Henson
Lund University School of Economics and Management, State University of New York at Albany - School of Business & Center for Institutional Investment Management and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 147 (149,460)

Abstract:

SEC, enforcement, private investments in public equity, contract design

11.

What Matters in Venture Capital - Evidence from Entrepreneurs’ Stated Preferences

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Ola Bengtsson and Frederick Wang
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Cornell University, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 144 (153,454)

Abstract:

venture capital, entrepreneurship

12.

Financial Contracts in Pipe Offerings: The Role of Expert Placement Agents

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2011
Ola Bengtsson and Na Dai
Lund University School of Economics and Management and State University of New York at Albany - School of Business & Center for Institutional Investment Management
Downloads 125 (168,971)
Citation 2

Abstract:

PIPEs, Financial Contracts, Private Equity, Hedge Funds

13.

Geography and Style in Private Equity Contracting: Evidence from the U.S. Venture Capital Market

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Mar 2011
S. Abraham Ravid and Ola Bengtsson
Yeshiva University - Syms School of Business and Lund University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 125 (161,406)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Different Problem, Same Solution: Contract-Specialization in Venture Capital

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Ola Bengtsson and Dan Bernhardt
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
Downloads 112 (203,950)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Financial Contracting, Learning

Different Problem, Same Solution: Contract‐Specialization in Venture Capital

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 396-426, 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Dan Bernhardt
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

Abstract:

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Downloads 97 (224,685)
Citation 1

Employee Compensation in Entrepreneurial Companies

IFN Working Paper No. 922, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2013-22
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
Ola Bengtsson and John R. M. Hand
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 95 (229,363)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Compensation Contracts, Private firms

Employee Compensation in Entrepreneurial Companies

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 312-340, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Ola Bengtsson and John R. M. Hand
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 2 (557,745)
Citation 1

Abstract:

16.

Geography and Financial Contracts

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2010
Ola Bengtsson and S. Abraham Ravid
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Yeshiva University - Syms School of Business
Downloads 87 (205,719)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Geography, Financial Contracts

17.

Employee Compensation in Venture-Backed Firms

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Sep 2010
Ola Bengtsson and John R. M. Hand
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 82 (227,833)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Employee compensation, founders, VCs, non-pecuniary benefits

18.

SEC Enforcement of the Pipe Market: Actions and Consequences

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Ola Bengtsson, Na Dai and Clifford Chad Henson
Lund University School of Economics and Management, State University of New York at Albany - School of Business & Center for Institutional Investment Management and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 44 (295,178)

Abstract:

SEC, Private Investment in Public Equity; Regulation

19.

The Psychology of the Entrepreneur and the Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship

IFN Working Paper No. 944
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Dec 2014
Ola Bengtsson, Tino Sanandaji and Magnus Johannesson
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (263,955)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Economics of Gender, Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty, Behavioral Economics

20.

Financial Contracts in PIPE Offerings: The Role of Expert Placement Agents

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 May 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Na Dai
Lund University School of Economics and Management and State University of New York at Albany - School of Business & Center for Institutional Investment Management
Downloads 31 (327,624)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Private Investment in Public Equity, Financial Intermediary, Reputation, Hedge Funds

21.

The Bright but Right View? A New Type of Evidence on Entrepreneurial Optimism

IFN Working Paper No. 1008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Daniel Ekeblom
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
Downloads 30 (321,747)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Forecast, Optimism, Survey data

22.

Lawyers in Venture Capital Contracting: Theory and Evidence

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 1080-1102, 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 May 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Dan Bernhardt
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

Abstract: