Jay Ritter

Corebridge IPO shows appeal of crowd support for companies

Corebridge, the life and asset management business of insurance group AIG, went public this week with the help of 43 different banks, the second-highest number of managing underwriters for a US listing on record, according to data collected by the Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter. Read more insights from Ritter in this story from the Financial Times. [Subscription required.]

  • IPO expert and Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the SPAC deal for the Peter Thiel-backed company Rumble, which has started trading on the stock exchange, and also weighs in on the Porsche and Instacart IPOs.

    Jay Ritter appears on Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss the Rumble IPO.

    Trump-tied Truth Social’s ‘regulatory trouble’ may benefit Rumble’s IPO: Expert

    Yahoo! Finance
  • According to Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter, Apple investors should not to worry because the sheer dollar amount of shares sold short is “pretty meaningless.” He added that he is not currently short Apple but is short Tesla.

    Jay Ritter

    Apple is now the market’s most shorted stock. If Tesla is an example, that’s bullish.

    MarketWatch
  • Corebridge, the life and asset management business of insurance group AIG, went public this week with the help of 43 different banks, the second-highest number of managing underwriters for a US listing on record, according to data collected by the Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter.

    Jay Ritter

    Corebridge IPO shows appeal of crowd support for companies

    Financial Times
  • The federal government is on a path to waste over $30 billion of the $65 billion it plans to spend over the next few years to expand broadband services throughout the nation. Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison writes about what steps Florida can take to keep that waste from happening by assuming a leadership role among states determined that their citizens should receive all the broadband that they pay for.

    Mark Jamison

    Here’s why Florida should provide broadband leadership

    Tallahassee Democrat
  • The SPAC boom is officially a thing of the past.

    “I think that was a once-in-a-lifetime experience just like during the internet bubble,” said Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter. “A year ago, the whole market was overpaying and now we have a reset. Giving a valuation of $500 million on a zero revenue company … those days are gone.”

    Jay Ritter

    SPAC market hits a wall as issuance dries up and valuation bubble bursts

    CNBC
Exum Family

Fisher in the family

When Chris (BSAc ’90, MAcc ’92) and Chelly (BSAc ’90, MAcc ’92) Exum met as undergraduate students in the UF accounting program in 1989, they never could have imagined the legacy that was beginning. Today, Chris and Chelly manage Exum LLC, a boutique accounting firm based out of Lake Mary, Florida. Their professional careers got off to strong starts because of the foundation built at the Fisher School of Accounting,

Graduate Exchange Student Spotlight: Nuttaporn Boonsomchuea

Nuttaporn Boonsomchuea is an exchange student from Thailand, here to experience graduate business programs in the United States. She shares about fun things to do in Thailand and why she chose to study abroad at the University of Florida. Q: Tell us about your background and your home country. I am an exchange student from Thailand, currently studying in the Master of Business Administration program at Chulalongkorn University. I graduated with

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University of Florida again ranked No. 5 among public universities by US News & World Report

For the second year in a row, the University of Florida is listed as one of the top five public research universities in the nation, according to the 2023 Best Colleges rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. The No. 5 recognition reaffirms UF’s status as an academic powerhouse in research, innovation, educational excellence, student outcomes and technology transfer. It acknowledges the university’s positive impact on student’s lives