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Merih Sevilir

Contact Information

(812) 855-2698
msevilir [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

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  • Associate Professor of Finance

Campus

  • Bloomington

Education

  • PhD, INSEAD

Professional Interests

Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Selected Publications

  • Ugur Celikyurt, Merih Sevilir and Anil Shivdasani (2014), "Venture Capitalists on Boards of Mature Public Firms," Review of Financial Studies, Volume 27, Issue 1 (January).

  • Cai, Ye and Merih Sevilir (2012), "Board Connections and M&A Transactions," Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 103, No. 2, February, pp. 327-349.

  • Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir (2011), "Mergers, Spin-Offs and Employee Incentives," Review of Financial Studies, lead article, Vol. 24, No. 7, July, pp. 2207-2241. 

  • Ugur Celikyurt, Merih Sevilir and Anil Shivdasani (2010), “Going Public to Acquire? The Acquisition Motive in IPOs,” Journal of Financial Economics, lead article, Vol. 96, No. 3, June, pp. 345-363.

  • Sevilir, Merih (2010), “Human Capital Investment, New Firm Creation and Venture Capital,” Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 19, pp. 483-508.

  • Ugur Celikyurt, Merih Sevilir and Anil Shivdasani, and  (2010), “How an IPO Helps in M&A,” Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, pp. 94-99.

  • Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir (2009), “Size and Focus of a Venture Capitalist’s Portfolio,” Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 11, November, pp. 4643-4680.

  • Paolo Fulghieri and Merih Sevilir (2009), “Organization and Financing of Innovation, and the Choice between Corporate and Independent Venture Capital,” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 44, No. 6, December, pp. 1291-1321.