Hi!

My name is Giang Nguyen.  I am currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, Tokyo Japan. My research interest is Corporate Finance, Private Equity, Venture Capital, IPO, Merger and Acquisition. I am particularly interested in understanding how young and innovative companies interact with capital markets. Before getting a Ph.D. degree from Waseda University, Tokyo, I obtained a master degree in Finance from the Australian National University.

Curriculum Vitae (February 2022)

Corporate Finance, Private Equity, Venture Capital, IPO, Merger and Acquisition

Working Papers

Social networks and Venture Capital investment around the world w/ Hannah Nguyen. Working paper, 2022. Link

– City University of Hong Kong 2022.

Social Connectedness in Mergers and Acquisitions w/Hannah Nguyen and Harry Pham. Working paper, 2021. Link

– Monash University 2021*, MFA Chicago 2022, Queen Mary University of London 2022.

Navigating Investment Decisions with Social Connectedness: Implications for Venture Capital, Working paper, 2021.

– FIRN Corporate Finance 2021*, Under revision at the Review of Corporate Finance Studies.

Is Social Capital Valuable? Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions with with Jo-Ann Suchard and Wang (Janice) YueLin. Link

– Asia-FA2021*, FIRN Corporate Finance 2021*, AFBC2021

Venture Capital and Method of Payment in Mergers and Acquisitions w/ Harry Pham. Working paper, 2021. Link

– Waseda University 2020, FMA Europe 2021, Under revision at Journal of Banking & Finance.

Product Market Competition, Venture Capital and the Success of Entrepreneurial Firms w/ Douglas Cumming and My Nguyen.  Under revision at Journal of Banking & Finance. Link

Selected Publications

Nguyen, G, & Vo, V. (2021). Asset Liquidity and Venture Capital Investment, Journal of Corporate Finance, ForthcomingLink

Nguyen, G., & Vu, L. (2020). Does Venture Capital Syndication affect Mergers and Acquisitions, Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming. Link

Nguyen, G., & Nguyen, H. (2019). Does Seller Status Matter in Inter-corporate Asset Sales, Journal of Banking & Finance, 100, pp. 97-110. Link