Manu joined Cass in 2016 after a 25-year career in investment banking. He had previously worked at Goldman Sachs, HSBC and JP Morgan in New York and London in a variety of roles including head of equity syndicate, head of equity-linked, head of equity capital markets and latterly in Financial Sponsor coverage and equity advisory. Much of his research focuses on the securities issuance process, with a special emphasis on initial public offerings of equity (IPOs), and the impact of new technologies and regulations on financial markets. He gained a B.A. (First Class) from Magdalen College, Oxford where he was a scholar in Philosophy & Modern Languages and represented the university at rugby and rowing, before completing officer training at the Ecole de l'Air in Salon-de-Provence. He lives in Sussex with his wife and four children.
Working papers (2)
- Pezier, E. (2019). Do Independent Advisers Mitigate IPO Underpricing and Withdrawals in Europe? SSRN: Elsevier.
- Pezier, E. (2019). Estimating the Long-Term Effects of Activism Using a Natural Experiment in UK Small-Cap Stocks. SSRN: Elsevier.