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Investor Abilities and Financial Contracting: Evidence from Venture Capital

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  • Bengtsson, Ola

    (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • Sensoy, Berk A.

    (Ohio State University)

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Using a large, new database of contractual provisions governing the allocation of cash flow rights

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  • Bengtsson, Ola & Sensoy, Berk A., 2009. "Investor Abilities and Financial Contracting: Evidence from Venture Capital," Working Paper Series 2009-22, Ohio State University, Charles A. Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecl:ohidic:2009-22
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    1. Ola Bengtsson & Na Dai, 2014. "Financial Contracts in PIPE Offerings: The Role of Expert Placement Agents," Financial Management, Financial Management Association International, vol. 43(4), pages 795-832, December.
    2. Cumming, Douglas & Werth, Jochen Christian & Zhang, Yelin, 2016. "Governance in entrepreneurial ecosystems: Venture capitalists vs. technology parks," SAFE Working Paper Series 135, Research Center SAFE - Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe, Goethe University Frankfurt.
    3. Ola Bengtsson & S. Abraham Ravid, 2015. "Location Specific Styles and US Venture Capital Contracting," Quarterly Journal of Finance (QJF), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 5(03), pages 1-40, September.
    4. Flor, Christian Riis & Grell, Kevin Berg, 2013. "Venture capital budgeting — Carry and correlation," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 21(C), pages 216-234.
    5. Anita Lovas & János Pereczes & Viktória Rába, 2015. "Incentives and restrictions in venture capital contracts," Financial and Economic Review, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Central Bank of Hungary), vol. 14(3), pages 106-121.
    6. Billett, Matthew T. & Elkamhi, Redouane & Floros, Ioannis V., 2015. "The influence of investor identity and contract terms on firm value: Evidence from PIPEs," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 24(4), pages 564-589.
    7. Rin, Marco Da & Hellmann, Thomas & Puri, Manju, 2013. "A Survey of Venture Capital Research," Handbook of the Economics of Finance, Elsevier.
    8. Sergey Chernenko & Josh Lerner & Yao Zeng, 2017. "Mutual Funds as Venture Capitalists? Evidence from Unicorns," NBER Working Papers 23981, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    9. Bengtsson, Ola & Hsu, David H., 2015. "Ethnic matching in the U.S. venture capital market," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 30(2), pages 338-354.
    10. Wang, Lei & Zhou, Fangzhao & An, Yunbi, 2017. "Determinants of control structure choice between entrepreneurs and investors in venture capital-backed startups," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 215-225.
    11. Koskinen, Yrjö & Mæland, Jøril, 2012. "Innovation, Competition, and Investment Timing," CEPR Discussion Papers 9187, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    12. Ola Bengtsson, 2011. "Covenants in Venture Capital Contracts," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 57(11), pages 1926-1943, November.
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