Facebook's recently disclosed price range for its initial public offering anticipated in mid-May indicates the company’s value as just under $100 billion. This development indicates the Internet giant now is well positioned to grow, said Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the top research institutions in the world, but it is also a place where students can learn from some of the best teachers in the business. Allen J. Krowe, a distinguished alumnus of both the business school and the university, established the Krowe Teaching Awards in 1986 to recognize and promote excellence in teaching.
Cliff Rossi, Tyser Teaching Fellow and Executive-in-Residence at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is among about 25 finance experts from around the world selected to share ideas in an April 9-10, 2012, conference, "Financial Reform: the Devil is in the Details," hosted by the Federal Reserve in Atlanta.
Bruce Richards knows a thing or two about making a hedge fund stand out from the crowd. Richards, co-managing partner and CEO of top-50 hedge fund Marathon Asset Management, spoke at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to an audience of students, faculty, staff and alumni eager to learn his tricks of the trade.
The program, “An Insider’s View of How to Manage a Multi-billion Dollar Hedge Fund,” was sponsored by the Center for Financial Policy, and took place on Monday, March 12, 2012, in Van Munching Hall.
Smith faculty present their latest research on topics that matter to you and your organization. Each presentation is followed by an opportunity to network with alumni and regional business leaders at one of Smith’s convenient local campuses in Washington, D.C., or Baltimore, Md.
Please join us for a Federal Risk Roundtable Series in downtown, Washington, D.C.
|Date||April 25, 2012|
|Time||8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.|
|Location||Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade CenterSmith School Suite – Concourse Level1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20004|
Thursday, March 1, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 4, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
Estimates are pegging Facebook’s current valuation at $100 billion with its initial public offering coming up this spring. The social media giant will no doubt have the year’s most talked about IPO, but is it a good deal?
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes Bruce Richards, co-managing partner & CEO of Marathon Asset Management, to speak on Monday, March 12, 2012, on “An Insider’s View of How to Manage a Multi-Billion Dollar Hedge Fund.” Richards will discuss Marathon’s growth since its founding in 1998, the alternative investment marketplace, the current state of the markets, and investment strategy. The presentation is sponsored by the school's Center for Financial Policy and is a free event, open to the entire Smith School community.
Finance professors Cliff Rossi, Albert "Pete" Kyle and Ethan Cohen-Cole are available to the media to discuss the broad range of implications surrounding the federal government’s $26 billion settlement with five major lenders that allegedly committed foreclosure abuses against homebuyers.
The agreement settles yearlong federal and state probes against Ally Financial Inc., Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., and Wells Fargo & Co.
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
|Housing Outlook: 2012|
Where does the housing market go from here?
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Clifford Rossi, executive-in-residence of finance, shares his prognosis for the housing market for the year ahead.