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Cambridge MFin programme ranked second globally by Financial Times

The Cambridge Master of Finance (MFin) degree programme at Cambridge Judge Business School was today ranked second in the Financial Times (FT) ranking of post-experience master of finance programmes worldwide. Pedro Saffi The ranking (Financial Times, 21 June 2021) means…

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Opposing views

The likelihood of activist hedge funds targeting and making money is higher when large short sellers also target the same company, finds a new study co-authored by Dr Pedro Saffi of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Pedro Saffi Activist hedge…

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Institutional Investing: Large short sellers in the area? Activist campaigns are more likely to succeed

A study on hedge fund activism co-authored by Dr Pedro Saffi, Reader in Financial Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in the article. The study found that “activist investors are more likely to start new campaigns in companies that…

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BBC: World Business Report

Dr Pedro Saffi, Reader in Financial Economics and Director of the Master of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, recently appeared on BBC commenting on US congressional hearings on GameStock share trading. Dr Saffi went on to say that lots…

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Career outcomes for Cambridge MFin class of 2017/18

The most recent Cambridge Master of Finance (MFin) graduates report high levels of post-graduation employment and career development for a third year running. The financial job sector continues to develop and become even more competitive amidst development of current and…

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How data on short selling can help prevent financial crisis

During the financial crisis some bankers crossed the line. Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance, says data could help us make sure they don't make the same mistakes again. In 2008, Pedro Saffi, now University Lecturer in Finance at Cambridge…

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New limits to arbitrage

The structure of institutional stock ownership - not just the per cent of total institutional ownership - is important in understanding how limits to arbitrage prevent investors from adjusting prices to their efficient values, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business…

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O Globo: Experts point to ‘wrong choices’ by the Brazilian government

Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance at Cambridge Judge, spoke to major Brazilian newspaper O Globo about the downgrade of Brazil's credit rating to “junk” status. He said: The downgrade is the culmination of wrong economic choices made in the…

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Risk paper honoured

Research paper on deleveraging risk co-authored by Pedro Saffi of Cambridge Judge wins third-place honours at Crowell Prize awards. A research paper on investment risk due to liquidity shocks, co-authored by Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance at Cambridge Judge…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Opposing management through proxy

Institutional investors often recall loaned shares prior to proxy votes when they want to express lack of support for management, according to research co-authored by Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance at Cambridge Judge, which was named best paper in…

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