Board Interlocks and the Propensity to be Targeted in Private Equity Transactions
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The authors would like to thank Rakesh Khurana for some initial, provocative discussions on this project; Tracy Li for helpful research assistance; Guido Imbens, Bill Kerr, Josh Lerner, Steve Kaplan, Ramana Nanda, Bill Simpson, Jeremy Stein, David Robinson, David Scharfstein, Julie Wulf, Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, Mitchell Petersen, Scott Stern, and Yael Hochberg for helpful comments. In addition, we acknowledge Erika McCaffery's assistance in locating data for this project. Direct correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.