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Research Papers  Why winners keep winning: the knock-on effect of early VC success

Nanda, Ramana; Samila, Sampsa; Sorenson, Olav Early venture capital success often leads to continued success. New research explores how VC firms maintain these winning streaks, and shows that to access lucrative investments, VC managers' individual skills matter less than their track record. Read article

Books  5 golden rules to avoid M&A disaster

Fernandes, Nuno Nuno Fernandes' new book, The Value Killers: How Mergers and Acquisitions Cost Companies Billions--And How to Prevent It, offers research-backed advice to save companies from M&A havoc. Read article

Books  4 warnings to help avoid another "lost decade"

Acharya, Viral V.; Eisert, Tim; Eufinger, Christian; Hirsch, Christian Could the prolonged pain of Japan's "lost decade" be repeated in Europe? To avoid falling into that trap, improving banks' capitalization and balance sheet quality should be prioritized now -- keeping sight of four key lessons learned from Japan. Read article

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