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The implications of IPO underpricing for the firm and insiders: Tests of asymmetric information theories

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  • Kennedy, Duane B.
  • Sivakumar, Ranjini
  • Vetzal, Kenneth R.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Empirical Finance.

    Volume (Year): 13 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 49-78

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:empfin:v:13:y:2006:i:1:p:49-78

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    1. Jan Hanousek & Evzen Kocenda & Jan Novotny, 2014. "Price jumps on European stock markets," Borsa Istanbul Review, Research and Business Development Department, Borsa Istanbul, vol. 14(1), pages 10-22, March.
    2. Hsuan-Chi Chen & Robert Fok & Sheng-Hung Kang, 2010. "Issuers’ incentives and tests of Baron’s model of IPO underpricing," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 35(1), pages 71-87, July.
    3. Sibylle Lehmann, 2011. "Taking Firms to the Stock Market: IPOs and the Importance of Universal Banks in Imperial Germany 1896-1913," Cologne Economic History papers 9, University of Cologne, Department of Economic and Business History, revised Mar 2011.

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