Selling assets to raise corporate capital

Alex Edmans, William Mann, 15 February 2014



Asset sales are a means of financing

Topics: Financial markets, Frontiers of economic research
Tags: adverse selection, asset sales, asymmetric information, capital, financing, information asymmetry, lemons problem

Information asymmetry raises the cost of capital for corporations

James Choi, Hongjun Yan, 25 January 2013



Governments around the world try to level the information playing field among investors by regulating the disclosure of corporate information. But what is the cost of unequal access to information? In this column, we review evidence from the three most recent papers in this area.

Topics: Frontiers of economic research, International finance
Tags: Finance, information asymmetry

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