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University of Florida Warrington College of Business launches FinTech Research Center

With $600,000 in funding, the UF Warrington College of Business is advancing research and educational opportunities in the growing field of financial technology (commonly referred to as fintech) with its newly established FinTech Research Center in Stuzin Hall.   Supported by

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Level Up!

Joshua Green is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development of Survios, a Los Angeles-based gaming company focused on creating immersive experiences and games. Since arriving at Survios in 2019, Green has been part of raising

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Retail investors play a losing game with complex options, according to research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In 2018, the Robinhood fintech app made a change that lowered the barrier to investing in the stock market – reducing the commission and contract fee for buying and selling complex (multi-leg) options to zero. Other platforms

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How allocators are complicit in the manipulation of PE returns

Some private equity investors get “phony happiness” from overstated and smoothed interim returns, according to new research from Ph.D. student Blake Jackson, Ken & Linda McGurn Professor David Ling and Susan M. Cameron Professor Andy Naranjo.  For example, they found

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The volatility laundering, return manipulation and ‘phoney happiness’ of private equity

Based on nearly two decades worth of private equity real estate funds data Ph.D. student Blake Jackson, Ken & Linda McGurn Professor David Ling and Susan M. Cameron Professor Andy Naranjo conclude that “private equity fund managers manipulate returns to

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MSF program No. 6 in the nation, according to QS

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The William R. Hough Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program remained in the nation’s top 10 graduate finance programs on QS’ 2023 Master’s in Finance Rankings. For the fourth consecutive year, the MSF program was named

3 top finance textbooks share the same home – UF’s Warrington College of Business

What do some of the world’s leading finance textbooks have in common? Besides critical lessons on topics ranging from financial management to investments to real estate valuation and a majority of the market share on academic finance literature, these textbooks

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New program prepares students for careers in wealth management

This fall, students at the Warrington College of Business and across the University of Florida will have the opportunity to hone their wealth management skills thanks to a new program dedicated to the subject. Warrington’s wealth management program is designed

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The latest innovative ideas from Warrington

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world, despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless

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UF MBA students hone consulting skills, aid real Latin American businesses despite pandemic

While the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have halted international travel, it didn’t stop UF MBA students from “Zooming” across oceans and continents to help real businesses in Latin America with their challenges. As part of the Global Business Consulting