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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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Shareholder activism

Paper co-authored at Cambridge Judge finds that institutional shareholders recall shares to oppose management in proxy votes. Institutional investors often recall loaned shares prior to proxy votes when they want to express lack of support for management, according to research…

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Six reasons why … star performers are bad for the bottom line

Everyone - shareholders, board members, even colleagues - loves a star performer. But how many deliver on the top hire promise? CJBS faculty Dr Jenny Chu, Dr Pedro Saffi and Professor Raghavendra Rau investigate why top names can actually have…

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Six reasons why … good bankers will always turn bad

They want to be good, they promise to be good, but will they be good? Cambridge Judge Business School faculty Professor Raghavendra Rau, Dr Bang Dang Nguyen and Dr Pedro Saffi explore six reasons why, whether it's retail or investment,…

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Increase transparency around proxy voting

Continued research into the role of institutional investors supports the importance of corporate governance for those investors and reinforces the message that the proxy-voting process is itself an important channel for corporate governance. Dr Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance…

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