Essays about: "financial industry"

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  1. 1. The Post-IPO Performance of Venture Capital-backed Companies - Evidence from the European High-Tech Industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jonas Hollacher; Julia van Holt; [2019]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Operating Performance; Market Performance; Post-IPO; High-Tech;

    Abstract : This thesis focusses on the question whether VC-backing is positively related to the long-term post-IPO performance of companies. It thereby aims to contribute to the clarification of the broader question whether VC funds create lasting value for European high-tech companies through their financing and continued provision of monitoring and advise services. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cash greens everything around me? Identifying key barriers and drivers for advancing low-carbon investments in Denmark’s finance industry and evaluating the transition efforts of the industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Rasmus Bjerring Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Sustainable Finance; Climate Investing; Institutional Investors; Corporate Organisational Change.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Meeting international climate goals require a major reallocation of global investment portfolios. However, in 2016, 74%. of all assets under management were still socially and environmentally unchecked. READ MORE

  3. 3. The gender equality paradox in Swedish listed firms: are Swedish listed firms' financial performances affected by the ratio of women and men in leading positions?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Lindblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Financial performance Gender distribution Green yellow red list Swedish listed firms Top management constellation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to investigate the Swedish private sector, with focus on the share of women in leading positions, and its effect on firms’ financial stability in terms of stock return volatility. This thesis is based on AllBright’s three lists from 2018 which rank Swedish listed firms after their level of gender equality within the companies’ top management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Has Swedish companies’ ability to protect their innovations decreased due to a shift towards more software and business method-based innovations?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Olivia Berglund Darell; [2019]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The goal of this master’s thesis was to investigate if the possibilities for Swedish companies to protect their innovations have decreased due to a shift towards more software and business method-based innovations. The investigation was based on interviews with respondents working as IPR consultants, with technical development or as patent attorneys at different Swedish companies together with collected data from different Swedish and European databases. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quantification of Model Rrisk

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Sofia Sved; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The awareness of model risk has increased due to the increased use of models to valuate financial instruments and their increasing complexity and regulators now require financial institutions to manage it. Despite this, there is still no industry or market standard when it comes to the quantification of model risk. READ MORE