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Emmanuel Pezier

PhD Student

Faculty of Finance


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Bunhill Row


Postal Address

Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row
United Kingdom


Emmanuel has 25 years’ experience in investment banking having worked for Goldman Sachs, HSBC and Bear Stearns in London and New York as Head of Syndicate, Head of Convertible Origination, Head of ECM, and latterly in specialty finance coverage. His expertise spans IPOs, follow-ons, rights issues, blocks, SPACs, permanent capital vehicles, convertibles, hybrid offerings, private placements and equity derivatives, having raised over $100bn in equity capital for diverse clients since 1991. He holds a B.A. (First Class) from Magdalen College, Oxford where he represented the university at rugby and rowing. He lives in Sussex with his wife and four children.

Title of Thesis: Independent Advisers, Monitoring Intensity and Underpricing: Evidence from European IPOs

Sep 2017 – Sep 2018

Summary of Research

With data on European IPOs from 2010 to July 2017, we use matching estimators to study the treatment effects of independent advisors.

Title of Thesis: UK small-cap activism: Who dares wins?

Sep 2017 – Sep 2019

Summary of Research

With private data, we perform a forensic study of a UK activist fund providing liquidity to institutions in UK small-cap stocks.