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Prof. Dr. Peter Limbach

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1. Faculty of Business Administration and Economics / Finance and Corporate Governance


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Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Peter Limbach joined the University of Bielefeld in May 2021 as Professor of Corporate Finance and Governance. He holds a German Diploma (equivalent to MSc) in economics from the University of Bonn and a PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in finance from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (supervisors: Martin Ruckes, Werner F.M. De Bondt). He spent several months at the Rotterdam School of Management as a visiting PhD. After his PhD, Peter was a postdoctoral researcher at the KIT before joining the University of Cologne as the CFR Junior-Professor of Investments in 2016. In 2020, he substituted the Professorship Financial Economics (Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel) at the University of Bonn. Peter has taught MBA and PhD courses at several universities, such as HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and the Universities of Dortmund, Gießen, Göttingen and Wuppertal. He was awarded the Junior Teaching Award of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne. Peter is a research fellow of the Centre for Financial Research (CFR), Cologne. His research articles have been published in leading scientific journals in accounting and finance, including Management Science, The Accounting Review, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Corporate Finance.

Current research topics

Corporate Governance
ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)
M&A and M&A Rumors
Persistence of Firm Performance

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