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Why more money-losing companies than ever are going public

Through the first nine months of 2018, 83 percent of U.S. companies going public lost money in the 12 months leading up to their IPO. This is the highest proportion since 1980, according to data from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay

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The Entire Economy Is MoviePass Now. Enjoy It While You Can.

In order for a business to be successful, you’d assume it would have to sell its goods and services above its costs, right? According to Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay R. Ritter, 76 percent of the companies that went public last

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Jay Ritter works with SEC to examine middle-market IPOs

In a recent speech, Robert J. Jackson, Jr. reminisced on his time as a young banker and traveling to Silicon Valley to pitch his firm to companies interested in pursuing an IPO. Back then, he recalled, his company charged a seven

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Will Dropbox be the unicorn that proves itself?

Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay R. Ritter weighs in on the prospects for Dropbox’s IPO with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School Professor David Hsu in this podcast by Knowledge@Wharton. Listen to the podcast.

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Ritter analyzes Uber’s $62.5 billion valuation

Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Dr. Jay Ritter appeared on Bloomberg TV to discuss Uber’s $62.5 billion valuation–which would make the car service company the world’s most valuable private startup, according to The New York Times.

Ritter again receives William F. Sharpe Award from prestigious finance journal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Jay Ritter was named a co-recipient of the 2013 William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Financial Research. Sharing the Sharpe Award with Dr. Ritter are Xiaohui Gao Bakshi, a

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Ritter chosen as President of leading finance organization

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Jay Ritter has been elected President of the Financial Management Association International (FMA). Dr. Ritter’s term as President begins in October. Dr. Ritter stated: “It is an honor to be

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Ritter named UF Research Foundation Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Jay Ritter was awarded a professorship by the University of Florida Research Foundation for 2012-2015. Dr. Ritter was one of 33 UF faculty members to earn the coveted distinction. UFRF

Warrington hosts panel discussion on “The State of the U.S. Economy”

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four of the Warrington College of Business Administration’s most accomplished scholars along with special guest speaker Dr. David E. Altig, Senior Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, gather for a

Ritter wins The Journal of Financial Economics best paper prize

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair of Corporate Development and Strategy Dr. Jay Ritter earned first place in the Jensen Prizes for Best Paper in the Corporate Finance and Organizations area. His submission, “The marketing of seasoned