1st Edition

Venture Capital and Firm Performance
The Korean Experience in a Global Perspective

ISBN 9781138061958
Published August 21, 2017 by Routledge
236 Pages 13 B/W Illustrations

USD $155.00

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Book Description

This book provides an analysis of the impact on underpricing and long-term performance of venture capital in IPOs, and of the ownership characteristics of venture capital companies. It investigates the performance of IPOs in Korea during the dot-com bubble-and-bust period. The book looks at venture capital firms and their participation, their reputation, and conflicts of interests, particularly in the context of the development of a new secondary stock market in an emerging market and these factors affect the pricing and performance effects of IPO firms.

This book is a useful reference to those interested in promoting an active KOSDAQ type of stock market, and understanding how venture capitalists and their institutional affiliation may reduce information asymmetry and add value of IPO firms.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Institutional Description of the Venture Capital Industry and the IPO Market

3. Literature Review and Formulation of Hypotheses

4. Data and Methodology

5. The Characteristics of IPO Firms on KOSDAQ 1999-2001

6. Underpricing

7. Long-term Performance

8. Conclusion

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Jaeho Lee is Associate Professor at the Department of International Business and Trade, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea. He was Research Fellow for Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge and Birmingham Business School. He won the 2010 Best Paper Award from the Korean Association of Small Business Studies for his paper on venture capital and its impact on firm valuation.