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Henri Servaes is the Richard Brealey Professor of Corporate Governance and Professor of Finance at London Business School. He holds a BBA from European University and a MSIA and PhD in finance from Purdue University. He is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

His areas of interest include corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and mutual funds. He has published articles in all the leading finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. He has won prizes for several of his articles, including the Journal of Financial Economics All Star Paper and the Journal of Finance Distinguished Paper Brattle Prize. In August of 2005, he was featured in the Financial Times series on Gurus of the Future.

His work has been presented at all major international finance conferences and at more than 100 universities worldwide. He has had previous appointments at the University of Chicago, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Henri has been involved in consulting and executive education for Anglo American, Barclays, Bertelsmann, BG Group, Continental, Deutsche Bank, E ON, The Financial Times (Lex Team), Freshfields, Mars, PwC, and Suez, among others. His work has been cited in a large number of international newspapers, including the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist.

At London Business School, he teaches corporate finance, corporate governance, and mergers & acquisitions.

Research Interests

Corporate finance, Corporate control, Financial institutions, Investments

Working Papers



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