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Ciclo di Seminari della prof.ssa Catherine Deffains-Crapsky, University of Angers


Data: Dal 21 Ottobre 2020 al 28 Ottobre 2020

Scadenza iscrizioni: 27 Ottobre 2020, ore 23:30

Seminars organized by Ph.D Programme in Labour, Development and Innovation UNIMORE – FMB



ALESSANDRO GIOVANNI GRASSO, Associate Professor of Banking and Finance, Dep. of Economics “Marco Biagi” UNIMORE



CATHERINE DEFFAINS-CRAPSKY, Professor of Corporate Finance, Faculty of Law, Economics and Business Studies, University of Angers, France



21 October 2020 – from 11:00 to 13:00

Investors’ Behaviors in Equity-Crowdfunding


Abstract: Despite its rapid development in many European economies and the new opportunities it brings in financing early stage companies, equity crowdfunding is still confidential. Then, equity-crowdfunders can be considered as marginal investors. Within the theoretical framework of behavioral finance, the aim of this seminar is to discuss whether the choice of participating in equity-crowdfunding platforms from a buy-side perspective could be a consequence of uncommon attitudes towards risk.


28 October 2020 – from 11:00 to 13:00

Mini-bonds and SMEs funding


Abstract: In Europe, disintermediation is a strong trend since the global financial crisis in 2008. For firms, this movement has been accompanied by the emergence of new means of financing and an increase of capital markets’ financing. The access to debt capital markets has developed for unlisted companies and SMEs. Then, market-based debt in Europe became a focus of attention from 2009, as well as other alternatives to fund enterprises, mainly SMEs, to allow them to innovate and grow. Within the framework of capital structure literature, the aim of this seminar is to discuss the firms’choice of debt sources with an emphasize on the Italian Mini-bonds market.



Registration is mandatory and must be done filling in the online form within the previous day (limited places). The seminar will take place over BB Collaborate and will be held in English. We will send you an e-mail with the link to the virtual classroom.


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