Berk A. Sensoy

Vanderbilt University - Finance

401 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

Should Investors Bet on the Jockey or the Horse? Evidence from the Evolution of Firms from Early Business Plans to Public Companies

CRSP Working Paper No. 603
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Steven N. Kaplan, Berk A. Sensoy and Per Strömberg
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Finance and Swedish House of Finance
Downloads 1,832 (6,409)
Citation 47

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Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Theory of the firm

What are Firms? Evolution from Early Business Plans to Public Companies

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
Steven N. Kaplan, Berk A. Sensoy and Per Strömberg
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Finance and Swedish House of Finance
Downloads 567 (38,251)
Citation 47

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Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Theory of the firm

Cyclicality, Performance Measurement, and Cash Flow Liquidity in Private Equity

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2010-021, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2010-03-021
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2015
David T. Robinson and Berk A. Sensoy
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Vanderbilt University - Finance
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Citation 16

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Liquidity, cash flows, business cycles, performance, private equity, venture capital

Cyclicality, Performance Measurement, and Cash Flow Liquidity in Private Equity

NBER Working Paper No. w17428
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2014
David T. Robinson and Berk A. Sensoy
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Vanderbilt University - Finance
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Citation 16

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Costly External Finance, Corporate Investment, and the Subprime Mortgage Credit Crisis

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. MKT 01-09, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1121
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2009
Ran Duchin, Oguzhan Ozbas and Berk A. Sensoy
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 1,931 (4,998)
Citation 80

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Corporate Investment, Cash, Corporate Liquidity, Financing Constraints, Crisis

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Do Private Equity Fund Managers Earn Their Fees? Compensation, Ownership, and Cash Flow Performance

The Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming , AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2011-14, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2011-03-014, UCD & CalPERS Sustainability & Finance Symposium 2013
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2013
David T. Robinson and Berk A. Sensoy
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Vanderbilt University - Finance
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Citation 7

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Private Equity, Cash Flows, Performance, Fees, Carried Interest, Ownership

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Private Equity Performance: A Survey

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2015-10 , Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2015-03-10
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2015
Steven N. Kaplan and Berk A. Sensoy
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 1,227 (12,506)

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private equity, performance

Private Equity Performance: A Survey

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 597-614, 2015
Posted: 11 Dec 2015
Steven N. Kaplan and Berk A. Sensoy
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Finance

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Club Deals in Leveraged Buyouts

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 May 2008 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Micah S. Officer, Oguzhan Ozbas and Berk A. Sensoy
Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and Computer Information Systems, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 1,170 (12,591)
Citation 24

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Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2010-003, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2010-3-003
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2011
Korea University - Department of Finance, Vanderbilt University - Finance, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Citation 14

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Private Equity, Venture Capital, Fundraising, Compensation, Incentives

Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity

NBER Working Paper No. w16369
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2010
Korea University - Department of Finance, Vanderbilt University - Finance, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 28 (420,497)
Citation 14

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The Effects of Stock Lending on Security Prices: An Experiment

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-39, Chicago Booth Initiative on Global Markets Working Paper No. 42, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-020, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-20, AFA 2011 Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Yale SOM and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 765 (25,420)
Citation 7

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Short Selling, Securities Lending, Stock Prices

The Effects of Stock Lending on Security Prices: an Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w16335
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Yale SOM and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 44 (356,030)
Citation 7

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Performance Evaluation and Self-Designated Benchmark Indexes in the Mutual Fund Industry

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2008
Berk A. Sensoy
Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 717 (23,381)
Citation 26

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Mutual Funds, Performance Evaluation, Flows, Incentives, Benchmarks

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How Well do Venture Capital Databases Reflect Actual Investments?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Steven N. Kaplan, Per Strömberg and Berk A. Sensoy
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Swedish House of Finance and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 649 (26,206)
Citation 47

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venture capital, databases, investments

Measuring Institutional Investors’ Skill from Their Investments in Private Equity

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2016-03-14, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2016-14
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2016
California State University, Fullerton, Vanderbilt University - Finance, California State University, Fullerton and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 615 (34,359)

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Institutional Investors, Private Equity, Investment Skill, Markov Chain Monte Carlo

Measuring Institutional Investors’ Skill from Their Investments in Private Equity

NBER Working Paper No. w22547
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
California State University, Fullerton, Vanderbilt University - Finance, California State University, Fullerton and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Limited Partner Performance and the Maturing of the Private Equity Industry

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2013-01, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2013-03-01
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2013
Berk A. Sensoy, Yingdi Wang and Michael S. Weisbach
Vanderbilt University - Finance, California State University, Fullerton and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 569 (38,057)
Citation 3

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private equity performance, institutional investors

Limited Partner Performance and the Maturing of the Private Equity Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w18793
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Berk A. Sensoy, Yingdi Wang and Michael S. Weisbach
Vanderbilt University - Finance, California State University, Fullerton and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 38 (377,627)
Citation 3

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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 Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 378 (57,609)
Citation 16

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Venture capital, Financial Contracting, Entrepreneur, Agency

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Citation 3

Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper Series No. 2013-06, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2013-03-06
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2016
Jongha Lim, Berk A. Sensoy and Michael S. Weisbach
California State University - Fullerton, Vanderbilt University - Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 321 (77,090)
Citation 3

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Hedge Funds, Incentives, Performance, Flows

Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers

NBER Working Paper No. w18903
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2013
Jongha Lim, Berk A. Sensoy and Michael S. Weisbach
California State University - Fullerton, Vanderbilt University - Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 11 (517,327)
Citation 3

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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 Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 325 (62,868)
Citation 4

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Venture capital, financial contracting, renegotiation, debt overhang

The Liquidity Cost of Private Equity Investments: Evidence from Secondary Market Transactions

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2016-03-011, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2016-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
Brigham Young University, Vanderbilt University - Finance, Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 135 (180,138)

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Private Equity, Secondary Market for Private Equity Funds, Liquidity, Transactions Costs

The Liquidity Cost of Private Equity Investments: Evidence from Secondary Market Transactions

NBER Working Paper No. w22404
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Brigham Young University, Vanderbilt University - Finance, Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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What are Firms? Evolution from Birth to Public Companies

NBER Working Paper No. w11581
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Steven N. Kaplan, Berk A. Sensoy and Per Strömberg
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Finance and Swedish House of Finance
Downloads 102 (222,981)
Citation 12

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What are Firms? Evolution from Birth to Public Companies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5224
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
Steven N. Kaplan, Per Strömberg and Berk A. Sensoy
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Swedish House of Finance and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 26 (430,846)
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Entrepreneurship, theory of the firm, venture capital

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How Much for a Haircut? Illiquidity, Secondary Markets, and the Value of Private Equity

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2608549, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2015-08, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2015-03-08
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Nicolas P. B. Bollen and Berk A. Sensoy
Vanderbilt University - Finance and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 69 (107,940)

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private equity, performance, secondary market, liquidity, value, risk

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Do Private Equity Managers Earn Their Fees? Compensation, Ownership, and Cash Flow Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w17942
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Mar 2012
David T. Robinson and Berk A. Sensoy
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 37 (349,620)
Citation 5

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Do Mutual Funds Time their Benchmarks?

Posted: 14 Mar 2006
Steven N. Kaplan and Berk A. Sensoy
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Finance

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Mutual Funds, Market Timing, Benchmarks, Cash