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Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

2020 Lehrstuhlvertretung für Prof. Isabel Schnabel an der Universität Bonn
seit 2016 Juniorprofessor an der Universität zu Köln, Professur für Investment am Centre for Financial Research Cologne (CFR)
2012-2016 Akademischer Rat a.Z. am Lehrstuhl für Finanzwirtschaft und Banken am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
2008 - 2012 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Doktorand am Lehrstuhl für Finanzwirtschaft und Banken am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
2011 Visiting Ph.D., Erasmus Universität Rotterdam, Niederlande (Betreuer: Prof. Abe de Jong)
2011 Promotion zum Dr. rer. pol. am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) mit dem Thema "The Role of Reputation in Corporate Finance: Evidence from Corporate Bonds, Delegated Monitoring, and Corporate Name Changes" (Betreuer: Prof. Martin Ruckes, Prof. Werner De Bondt)
2002 - 2007 Studium der Volkswirtschaftslehre an der Universität Bonn

 

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance and Managerial Economics
  • Financial Markets
  • Social Finance

Media Coverage

  • Bloomberg, Duke University's FinReg Blog, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Oxford Business Law Blog, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Wirtschaftswoche

Joint Virtual Research Seminar Series

Unis Bonn, Köln, Dortmund, Wuppertal und WHU

Veröffentlichungen

In internationalen Fachzeitschriften:

In deutschen Fachzeitschriften:

Andere Veröffentlichungen:

Arbeitspapiere

  • The M&A Rumor Productivity Dip
    (mit Christian Andres, Dmitry Bazhutov und Douglas Cumming)
  • CEO Tenure and Firm Value
    (mit Francois Brochet, Markus Schmid und Meik Scholz)

    • Conferences: AFFI Finance Meeting Paris 2015, German Finance Association (DGF) 2016, Swiss Finance Association (SGF) 2016, VHB 2016, European Financial Management Association 2016, FARS 2019
    • Revise and Resubmit

  • Run, CEO, Run! An Exploration of Financial Market Reactions to CEO Fitness
    CFR Working Paper 14-12 (mit Robert Campbell, Florian Sonnenburg und Kate Zipay)

    • Conferences: Western Finance Association meeting (WFA) 2016, FMA Las Vegas 2016,  German Finance Association (DGF) 2016, 2nd Edinburgh Corporate Finance Conference 2015, Swiss Finance Association (SGF) 2015

  • Screening Discrimination in Financial Markets: Evidence from CEO-Fund Manager Dyads
    CFR Working Paper No. 17-02 (mit Stefan Jaspersen)

    • Conferences: AFFI Finance Meeting Paris 2017, FIRS 2018, German Finance Association (DGF) 2018  

  • Till death (or divorce) do us part: Early-life family disruption and investment behavior
    CFR Working Paper No. 19-01 (mit André Betzer, P. Raghavendra Rau und Henrik Schürmann)

    • Conferences: WFA 2020, FIRS 2020, German Finance Association (DGF) 2019
    • Revise and Resubmit

  • Trust and Shareholder Voting
    CFR Working Paper No. 18-02 (mit Marc Goergen und Simon Lesmeister)

    • Internet Appendix to Paper "Trust and Shareholder Voting"  
    • Conferences: Antwerp Corporate Finance Day 2018, 19th Workshop on Corporate Governance and Investments (Palma), Workshop on Corporate Governance and the Capital Allocation Process within Society (Leipzig)
    • Revise and Resubmit

  • Where Does Investor Relations Matter the Most?
    (mit Dmitry Bazhutov, André Betzer, Francois Brochet und Markus Doumet)

    • Conferences: Swiss Accounting Research Alpine Camp (SARAC) 2018, Annual Accounting Conference 2018 ESMT Berlin, European Accounting Association (EAA) meeting 2018, FARS 2019
    • Reject and Resubmit

Work in Progress: 

  • Delegated Monitoring: the Effectiveness and Pricing of Bond Indenture Trustees
    (mit Christian Andres und André Betzer) 

    • Conferences: German Finance Association (DGF) 2012, Münster Banken-Workshop 2012, FMA Atlanta 2012

  • Do Financial Advisors Matter for M&A Pre-Announcement Returns?
    (mit Jasmin Gider und André Betzer) 

    • ConferencesGerman Finance Association (DGF) 2017, Swiss Finance Association (SGF) 2018

  • The Role of Reputation in Investment Banking: A Survey
    (mit Christian Andres, André Betzer und William L. Megginson)
  • Indexing and the flow-performance relation of active mutual funds

Lehre

Vorlesungen

  • "Empirical Applications in Investments and Finance" WiSe 19/20 (Evaluation 1,0)
  • "Corporate Governance" SoSe 2019 (Evaluation 1,0)
  • "Empirical Applications in Investments and Finance" WiSe 18/19 (nicht evaluiert)
  • "Corporate Governance" SoSe 2018 (Evaluation: 1,1), Gewinner Junior Lehrpreis WiSo-Fakultät
  • "Empirical Applications in Investments and Finance" WiSe 17/18 (nicht evaluiert)
  • "Corporate Governance" SoSe 2017 (Evaluation: 1,2)

Seminare

  • "Mergers & Acquisitions" WiSe 19/20 (Evaluation: 1,2)
  • "Financial Market Communication" SoSe 2019 (Evaluation: 1,4)
  • "Leaders in Business and Finance: Who they are, why they differ, and how they matter" SoSe 2018 (Evaluation: 1,3)
  • "Mergers & Acquisitions" WiSe 17/18 (Evaluation: 1,0)
  • "Leaders in Business and Finance: Who they are, why they differ, and how they matter" SoSe 2017 (Evaluation: 1,2)
  • "Leaders in Business and Finance: Who they are, why they differ, and how they matter" WiSe 16/17
    (nicht evaluiert) 

PhD

  • "Academic Writing, Paper Presentation and Discussion"