of Private Equity Research
Buying and holding securities in passive investments such as exchange traded funds (ETFs) and index mutual funds (IMFs) saves investors significantly on transaction costs and management fees. A new study by Jesse A. Blocher, assistant professor of finance at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management and Robert E. Whaley,…
Mark Flannery replaces SEC Chief Economist Craig Lewis, who departed the agency earlier this year to return to his academic post at Vanderbilt University.
Luke Froeb, William C. Oehmig Professor of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, discussed the merger of Reynolds American and Lorillard, combining the number two and the number three tobacco companies in the U.S., and what questions antitrust regulators may be asking as a result.