Warrington in the News Articles: page 2

It’s no secret that Warrington faculty are internationally renowned for their innovative research. The media looks to our scholars for insights and impactful news. See below where our faculty are featured in the news.

Jay Ritter

Ares Acquisition Corp. (AAC), which is a special purpose acquisition company affiliated with Ares Management Corp. (ARES), will liquidate. It’s the 165th special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to dissolve this year. Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar and an expert in initial public offerings, said SPAC acquisitions have been struggling partly because of a lack of available capital to deploy on deals.

Ares Acquisition Corp., X-energy scrap $1.8B merger due to 'persistently volatile public markets'

Robert Carnes, Paul Madsen and Dane Christensen.

A new study from the University of Florida revealed how financial fraud can play a surprising role in the struggling accounting labor force.

The study’s co-authors—Assistant Professor Robert Carnes and Deloitte Foundation Term Associate Professor Paul Madsen, along with University of Oregon Associate Professor Dane Christensen—found that incoming students are actually more likely to major in accounting when local frauds occur during their formative years.

Why Fraud—Yes, Fraud—Could Boost the Accounting Talent Pipeline

CPA Practice Advisor
Anuj Kumar

As part of his collaboration with the RightWalk Foundation, Matherly Professor Anuj Kumar built the EPInc platform – an AI-based integrated knowledge diffusion platform for K-12 schools. This platform aims to create a uniform and higher overall educational production (cognitive and non-cognitive) in K-12 classrooms with scarce educational resources.

EPInc. – An AI-enabled Knowledge Diffusion Platform

Jay Ritter

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights in this story about credulous retail investors being the biggest losers, according to new research.

IPOs Of The Smallest Companies Post Astonishing Failure Rates, But Bankers Still Win

Jay Ritter

Recent IPO debuts from companies such as Instacart (CART), Arm Holdings (ARM), and Birkenstock (BIRK), have not delivered the performance many investors hoped for. University of Florida Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter joined Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss the IPO market.

IPO market: Companies not finding interest they hoped for, analyst says

Yahoo! Finance
Tao Li

In a new paper, Bank of America Assistant Professor of Finance Tao Li studies whether ESG funds trade the long-term sustainability of portfolio companies for greater short-term financial performance, focusing on how these funds vote on ESG proposals at shareholder meetings.

Do financial incentives drive the voting behaviour of ESG funds?

Principles of Responsible Investment
Jay Ritter

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter comments on the mini-flurry of spinoff stock debuts and new proposals have emerged in the past week, including Kellogg’s recent separation into two companies and Intel and BlackBerry planning their own deals.

IPOs are out of fashion. Here's what companies are doing instead.

Jay Ritter

Forbes’ story, which includes insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter, highlights why Elon’s pressed about the SEC, the probe into his Twitter takeover and an intriguing rumor that could change the company’s path.

SEC Sues Elon Musk To Enforce Testimony For Twitter Probe

Jay Ritter

As the initial public offerings window finally reopens, companies taking the leap are leaning heavily on pre-roadshow marketing, anchor investors and small float amounts. Why it matters: Companies may be going public again, but they’re still cautious. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter contributes his insights.

Anchors and small floats mark 2023's IPO comeback

Jay Ritter

Research insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter inform this story about how high interest rates aren’t going to keep stocks low much longer.

The stock market is building up to a major ‘buy’ signal