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Eli Talmor

Professor of Accounting

  • PhD (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Founder of our Coller Institute of Private Equity, Professor Eli Talmor is co-author of International Private Equity, which is widely considered to be the leading reference book on the private equity industry. He is frequently invited to deliver keynote speeches to business executives worldwide, as well as giving expert testimonies to the UK Parliament and advice to the UK Prime Minister’s Office.

He served on the London Business School Board of Governors and the advisory board of the African Venture Capital Association. He also practises venture capital with multiple exits.

Before joining the London Business School, he was a Professor of Finance at the University of California (UCLA and Irvine), Tel Aviv University and the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania).

2014

International Private Equity

Talmor E; Vasvari F

2013

Replicating the Investment Strategy of Buyout Funds Based in the UK with Public-Market-Investments

Talmor E; Gottschalg O; Hadass L; Vasvari F

Journal of Alternative Investments

2011

International Private Equity

Talmor E; Vasvari F

Do Customer Acquisition Cost, Retention and Usage Matter to Firm Performance and Valuation?

Talmor E; Livne G; Simpson A

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

2007

A theory of private equity turnarounds

Talmor E

Journal of Corporate Finance

2006

Examination of multiple governance forces within bank holding companies

Talmor E; Sierra G; Wallace J S

Journal of Financial Services Research

2004

Introduction to finance. 2nd ed.

Talmor E; Sharoni I

Corporate governance and theories of executive pay

Talmor E; Pukthuanthong K; Wallace J S

Corporate Ownership and Control

2003

Introduction to finance

Talmor E; Sharoni I

1998

Computer industry executives: an analysis of the new barons' compensation

Talmor E; Wallace J S

Information Systems Research

In defense of defensive measures

Talmor E; Sarig O

Journal of Corporate Finance

1995

Heterogeneous taxation of capital income

Talmor E; Benninga S; Mayshar J

1994

Mechanism design approach to transfer pricing by the multinational firm

Talmor E; Stoughton N M

European Economic Review

1992

Technology, dependent investments and discounting rules for corporate investment decisions

Talmor E; Thompson H E

Managerial and Decision Economics

1990

Taxes and dividend policy

Talmor E; Titman S

Financial Management

1989

Tax arbitrage restrictions and financial leverage clienteles

Talmor E

Journal of Banking and Finance

Irrelevancy of corporate taxes for capital structure and investment decisions

Talmor E; Litzenberger R H

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Government financing, taxation and capital markets

Talmor E; Ravid S A

Research in Finance

1987

Debt and taxes: a multiperiod investigation

Talmor E; Barnea A; Haugen R A

Journal of Banking and Finance

Asset substitution and the agency costs of debt financing

Talmor E; Green R

Journal of Banking and Finance

1985

Value of the tax subsidy on risky debt

Talmor E; Haugen R A; Barnea A

Journal of Business

1982

Managerial objective functions: comment

Talmor E; Harris R S

Southern Economic Journal

1981

Assymetric information, signaling and optimal corporate financial decisions

Talmor E

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

1980

Normative approach to bank capital adequacy

Talmor E

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

  • Private Equity & Venture Capital (Elective, joint with Florin Vasvari) E126 AUT14 & SPR15
  • 2 x Private Equity Masterclasses, AUT14 & SPR15

Research Interests

Private equity and venture capital.