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Examining equity

In de Fontenay's article "Private Equity Firms as Gatekeepers"​ (33 Review of Banking & Financial Law 115-189 (2014)) the corporate law scholar writes that there is "an overlooked and increasingly important way in which private equity creates value: private equity firms act as gatekeepers in the debt markets."

Cato At Liberty: de Fontenay examines cost of mandatory disclosures on issuers of debt and stock

Bloomberg Businessweek: de Fontenay: Loan trade fees could disappear if debt fell under securities rules

Professor Elisabeth de Fontenay​

ABOUT Elisabeth de Fontenay​

Elisabeth de Fontenay's primary research interests are in the fields of corporate law, corporate finance, and financial institutions. She teaches Corporate Finance and Business Associations, and received the Law School’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 2014.

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