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Imants Paeglis, PhD

Associate Professor, Finance


Office: S-MB 12313 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2904
Email: imants.paeglis@concordia.ca

Imants Paeglis joined the John Molson School of Business in 2002 after receiving his PhD from Boston College. His research interests are in ownership structure, family firms, venture capital (VC), management quality, and initial public offerings (IPOs).

Education

PhD (Boston College)

Areas of Expertise

  • Ownership structure
  • Family firms
  • Venture capital (VC)
  • Management quality
  • Initial public offerings (IPOs)


Publications

Refereed Journal Articles


The effects of founder ownership on firm value: A study of public firms beyond initial public offering (with Nilanjan Basu and Alexandra Dawson); forthcoming in the Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice [2017].

Reading between the blocks (with Nilanjan Basu and Melissa Toffanin, Concordia University and Ryerson University); Journal of Corporate Finance 45, 294 – 317 [2017].

Multiple blockholders, power, and firm value (with Nilanjan Basu and Mohammad Rahnamaei); Journal of Banking and Finance 66, 66 – 78 [2016].

Ownership structure and power: evidence from US corporations (with Nilanjan Basu and Mohammad Rahnamaei); Advances in Financial Economics 18, 1 – 45 [2015] (lead article).

(How) has the market become more efficient? (with Rahul Ravi and Stephen Bertone); Journal of Banking and Finance 54, 72 –86 [2015].

Speed and consequences of venture capitalist post-IPO exit (with Parianen Veeren,University of Alberta); Journal of Corporate Finance 22, 104 – 123 [2013].

Management quality and anti-takeover provisions (with Thomas J. Chemmanur and Karen Simonyan, Boston College and Suffolk University); Journal of Law and Economics 54 (3), 651 – 692 [2011].


Management quality and equity issue charateristics: a comparison of SEOs and IPOs (with Thomas J. Chemmanur and Karen Simonyan, Boston College and Suffolk University); Financial Management 39 (4), 1601 –1642 [2010].

The medium of exchange in acquisitions: does acquirer and target private information matter? (with Thomas J. Chemmanur and Karen Simonyan, Boston College and Suffolk University); Journal of Corporate  Finance 15 (5), 523 – 542[2009] (lead article).

Management quality, financial and investment policies, and asymmetric information (with Thomas J. Chemmanur and Karen Simonyan, Boston College and Suffolk University); Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 44 (5), 1045 – 1079 [2009].

Family control and dilution in mergers (with Nilanjan Basu and Lora Dimitrova,Concordia University and London Business School), Journal of Banking and Finance 33 (5), 829 – 841 [2009].

The external monitoring bodies’ view of the board independence in the new public family firms (with Dogan Tirtiroglu), Advances in Financial Economics 12, 137 – 164 [2007].

Causes and consequences of venture capitalist litigation (with Xuan Liu and Thomas Walker), Journal of Private Equity 9(4), 59 – 75 [2006].

Management quality, certification, and initial public offerings (with Thomas J.Chemmanur), Journal of Financial Economics 76 (2), 331 – 368 [2005].

Why issue tracking stock: insights from a comparison with spin-offs and carve-outs(with Thomas J. Chemmanur), Journal of Applied Corporate Finance 14 (2), 102 – 114 [2001].

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