Emmanuel is a Junior Research Fellow in Finance at The Business School (formerly Cass).
His areas of expertise include IPOs, asset management and shareholder activism. His research focuses on the interaction between banks, investors and firms, and the role that specialist intermediaries play in financial markets. Since joining Cass in 2016, he has served as a consultant to VCs, hedge funds and private firms on various aspects of the securities issuance process, and is currently seconded to the UK Financial Conduct Authority on a project relating to aftermarket trading in IPOs.
Emmanuel holds a BA (First Class) in Philosophy & Modern Languages from Magdalen College, Oxford and a PhD in Finance from Cass Business School, London. Before taking his PhD, he had a 25-year career in investment banking in London and New York, firstly at Goldman Sachs and HSBC, and latterly at JP Morgan where he was Head of Department in Equity Capital Markets.
Working papers (3)
- Pezier, E. and Jones, H. (2021). Do advisors improve IPO outcomes? SSRN: Elsevier.
- Pezier, E. (2021). Do banks underprice IPOs to satisfy early investors? SSRN.
- Pezier, E. and Volpin, P. (2020). Activism in UK small-cap stocks. SSRN: Elsevier.