Category Archives: Contributors

Market Making

Market Making In this article, Martin VAN DER BORGHT (ESSEC Business School, Master in Finance, 2022-2024) explains the activity of market making which is key to bring liquidity in financial markets. Market Making: What is It and How Does It … Continue reading

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Evidence of underpricing during IPOs

Evidence of underpricing during IPOs In this article, Martin VAN DER BORGHT (ESSEC Business School, Master in Finance, 2022-2024) exposes the results of various studies concerning IPO underpricing. What is IPO Underpricing? Underpricing is estimated as the percentage difference between … Continue reading

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Market efficiency

Market efficiency In this article, Martin VAN DER BORGHT (ESSEC Business School, Master in Finance, 2022-2024) explains the key financial concept of market efficiency. What is Market Efficiency? Market efficiency is an economic concept that states that financial markets are … Continue reading

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Special Acquisition Purpose Companies (SPAC)

Special Acquisition Purpose Companies (SPAC) In this article, Martin VAN DER BORGHT (ESSEC Business School, Master in Finance, 2022-2024) develops on the SPACs. What are SPACs Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are an increasingly popular form of corporate finance for … Continue reading

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My experience as an intern in the Corporate Finance department at Maison Chanel

My experience as an intern in the Corporate Finance department at Maison Chanel In this article, Martin VAN DER BORGHT (ESSEC Business School, Master in Finance, 2022-2024) shares his professional experience as a Corporate Finance intern at Maison Chanel. About … Continue reading

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My experience as a Risk Advisory Analyst in Deloitte

My experience as a Risk Advisory Analyst in Deloitte In this article, Nithisha CHALLA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2021-2023) shares her experience as a Risk Advisory Analyst in Deloitte. About the company Deloitte is one … Continue reading

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Catégories de mesures de risque

Catégories de mesures de risque Dans cet article, Shengyu ZHENG (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2020-2023) présente les catégories de mesures de risque couramment utilisées. Selon le type d’actif et l’objectif de gestion de risques, on … Continue reading

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Hedge fund diversification

In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (Bayes Business School, MSc. Energy, Trade & Finance, 2021-2022) presents the notion of hedge fund diversification by analysing the paper “Hedge fund diversification: how much is enough?” from Lhabitant and Learned (2002). This article is … Continue reading

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Managed futures strategy

In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (Bayes Business School, MSc. Energy, Trade & Finance, 2021-2022) presents the managed futures/CTAs strategy. The objective of the managed futures strategy is to look for market moving trends across different asset markets. This article is … Continue reading

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Dedicated short bias strategy

In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (Bayes Business School, MSc. Energy, Trade & Finance, 2021-2022) presents the dedicated short bias strategy, which is a special case of the long/short equity strategy without the long component. The strategy holds a net short … Continue reading

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