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Peter Limbach

Peter Limbach - Department of Business Administration and Finance

Research focuses

CEOs and corporate governance; the intersection of information, law and corporate finance; reputation 

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 12/16: Juniorprofessor of Investments, University of Cologne & Centre for Financial Research (CFR)
  • 07/12 - 11/16: Postdoctoral Researcher (akad. Rat) in Finance, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • 09/11 - 11/11: Visiting Ph.D. at the Department of Finance, Rotterdam School of Management
  • 09/08 - 12/11: Doctorate in Finance (Dr. rer. pol., summa cum laude), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (supervisor: Martin Ruckes, second examiner: Werner de Bondt)
  • 10/02 - 10/07: Studies in Economics, University of Bonn (Diplom-Volkswirt)

Selected publications

  • Mind the gap: The age dissimilarity between the chair and the CEO, in: Journal of Corporate Finance 35, 136-158, 2015 (with Marc Goergen and Meik Scholz).
  • Underwriter Reputation and the Quality of Certification: Evidence from High-Yield Bonds, in: Journal of Banking and Finance 40, 97-115, 2014 (with Christian Andres and André Betzer).
  • Ich bin dann mal weg: Werteffekte von Delistings deutscher Aktiengesellschaften nach dem Frosta-Urteil, in: Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung (zfbf) 68, 253-277, 2016 (with Markus Doumet and Erik Theissen).
  • Today's or yesterday's news - Eine empirische Analyse von Stimmrechtsmitteilungen gemäß §§ 21 ff. WpHG und Schlussfolgerungen für die Kapitalmarktregulierung, in: Zeitschrift für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (ZGR) 44, 709-753, 2015 (with Markus Doumet, Martin Ruckes and Rüdiger Veil).
  • "Underwriter Reputation and Certification in the High Yield Bond Market" (with Christian Andres and André Betzer), in: Martin Fridson (ed.): High Yield Future Tense: Cracking the Code of Speculative Debt, New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), New York, 2015.
  • Does CEO fitness matter, Centre for Financial Research (CFR) Working Paper 14-12 (with Florian Sonnenburg).