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Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

seit 2016Juniorprofessor an der Universität zu Köln, Professur für Investment am Centre for Financial Research (CfR)
2012-2016Akademischer Rat a.Z. am Lehrstuhl für Finanzwirtschaft und Banken am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
2008 - 2012Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Doktorand am Lehrstuhl für Finanzwirtschaft und Banken am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
2011Visiting Ph.D., Erasmus Universität Rotterdam, Niederlande (Betreuer: Prof. Abe de Jong)
2011Promotion 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 Governance
  • CEOs and Fund Managers
  • Reputation

Veröffentlichungen

In internationalen Fachzeitschriften:

  • Are Generalists Beneficial to Corporate Shareholders? Evidence from Exogenous Executive Turnovers
    (mit André Betzer, Hye Seung (Grace) Lee und Jesus M. Salas),
    Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, conditionally accepted for publication.

  • Mind the gap: The age dissimilarity between the chair and the CEO

    in: Journal of Corporate Finance 35, 136-158, 2015 (mit Marc Goergen und Meik Scholz)

In deutschen Fachzeitschriften:

Andere Veröffentlichungen:

Working Papers:

  • CEO-Firm Match Quality, Entrenchment, and the Relation Between 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   


  • Does CEO Fitness Matter? CFR Working Paper 14-12 (mit Florian Sonnenburg) 

    • 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  


  • Knowing Me, Knowing You? Similarity to the CEO and Fund Managers’ Investment Decisions CFR Working Paper No. 17-02 (mit S. Jaspersen)

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

     

  • Measuring Changes in Credit Risk: The Case of CDS Event Studies
    (mit Christian Andres, André Betzer und Markus Doumet)     


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


    • Where do Investor Relations Matter the Most? Evidence from Germany and the U.K. (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 

    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


    • On the Choice of Duality: Evidence from a Mandatory Disclosure Rule
      (mit Marc Goergen und Meik Scholz-Daneshgari). 

      • Conferences: German Finance Association 2018



    • The Role of Reputation in Investment Banking: A Survey
      (mit Christian Andres, André Betzer und William L. Megginson)

       

    Lehre

    Vorlesungen

    • "Corporate Governance" SoSe 2018 (Evaluation: 1,1)
    • "Empirical Applications in Investments and Finance" WiSe 17/18 (nicht evaluiert)
    • "Corporate Governance" SoSe 2017 (Evaluation: 1,2)

    Seminare

    • "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"

    Leaders in Business and Finance: Who they are, why they differ, and how they matter

    Leaders in Business and Finance: Who they are, why they differ, and how they matterWS 2015/16