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Jay Ritter

What to know about Robinhood’s IPO

The offering, expected this week, will be a test of whether individual investors want to stay on the sidelines or jump into this type of investing. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his expert insights on the trading app’s IPO

Mark Jamison

Biden administration rigorously examines M&A for oligopoly of large companies

President Biden recently signed an executive order calling on relevant ministries to develop policies to encourage competition. Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison shares his expertise on amending the Antimonopoly Act in Congress in this story

Dr. Irvin N. Gleim and his family

Fisher School mourns the loss of Irv Gleim

The Fisher School is saddened by the loss of Dr. Irvin N. Gleim. Gleim was an innovative force in the field of accounting not only through his teaching and research, but also through his professional exploits as a self-made publisher.

Jay Ritter

‘Blank check’ firm hires Bill Clinton — and keeps quiet about it

An environmentally focused SPAC had a remarkably quiet launch on Tuesday — despite the fact that it has tapped Bill Clinton to help it find an acquisition target. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter suggests why it might have done this

Jay Ritter

A day in the life of an investment banker

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares the most important skills aspiring investment bankers should develop before applying to the top investment banks.  See Ritter’s recommendations in this story from MBA Crystal Ball. 

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Bergstrom Real Estate Perspective – Initiating a Trend

A series of three quarterly results starts to establish a trend. The first of the Bergstrom Center’s Member Perspective Surveys was conducted during the fourth quarter of 2020. This was a time when the “two week” economic shut-down was in

Mark Jamison

ANALYSIS: What Is The GOP Antitrust Revival, And Why Are Conservatives Conflicted?

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison explains antitrust and why it’s become a hot topic in today’s world.  Read more in this story from The Daily Caller. 

Erica Studer-Byrnes

Erica Studer-Byrnes to lead the Heavener School of Business

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Erica Studer-Byrnes as the next Assistant Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business. Studer-Byrnes currently serves as the Associate

Jay Ritter

The IPO rush is on. Here are the companies that may go public this year.

“We are on pace to have the most operating company IPOs of any year since 2000,” says Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar. “And by and large, the companies going public are pretty substantial.” Read more of Ritter’s insights and learn

Jay Ritter

The 2021 IPO market in 4 charts

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter notes that the chief reason for the IPO boom has been “the bull market,” which has itself been bolstered by low interest rates.  See more of Ritter’s insights in this story about IPOs from Fortune.