Sergey Chernenko

Assistant Professor of Finance Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

Sergey Chernenko’s research and teaching fields include corporate and behavioral finance, which he taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as a teaching fellow. His paper, The Real Consequences of Market Segmentation, has received the SAC Capital PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research and the Best Finance Paper Award at the Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference. Chernenko received the Martin Award for Excellence in Business Economics at Harvard University. He holds a BSBA, Finance, from Washington University in St. Louis and a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University.

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  • Non-bank Financing for Middle Market Firms

    While many forms of financial activity have bounced back from the 2008-09 financial crisis, bank lending to middle market companies remains constrained. A 2012 National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) survey found that 54 percent of middle market companies said one of their key challenges was gaining access to financing. And as banks face tightening regulations, from Dodd-Frank to Basel III, prospects for opening the lending spigots seem limited. As a result middle market companies need to pay close attention to the availability of financing available from non-bank sources. There are, in fact, a substantial number of institutions that provide funds to middle market companies.  Read More >

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