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Jos van Bommel

Associate Professor, CEU Cardenal Herrera University, Valencia, Spain
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Jos van Bommel is associate professor at CEU Cardenal Herrera University, in Valencia, Spain. He was formerly a lecturer in finance at Oxford University’s Said Business School and conducts empirical and theoretical research in various areas of corporate finance. He has completed several studies on IPOs, but is also interested in private equity, venture capital, and international finance. He also studies the market’s microstructure and investigates the strategic behavior of informed and less informed traders to better understand how information is incorporated into market prices. Dr van Bommel holds a university degree in engineering from the University of Eindhoven, an MBA from the IESE Business School, and a PhD in finance from INSEAD. In between his studies he worked in international sales and marketing.


Articles by this Author

  • Price Discovery in IPOs
    by Jos van Bommel
    The most important, yet most difficult, part of the initial public offering (IPO) process is setting the offer price. In an IPO, the issuer, aided by an intermediating investment bank, plans to sell a relatively large number of shares of common stock in which there is at that point no market. However, they know that soon after the IPO process the secondary market will impute all the information in the market in an efficient manner. Investors who...

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