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 Expert  729156

Expert in Corporate Finance

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has extensive teaching, research and consulting experience in corporate finance, including areas such as capital structure decisions, capital raising including Initial Public Offerings, takeover bidding processes, corporate governance, securities fraud, and executive compensation.

Expert has published several finance articles in the leading scientific journals (including the Journal of Finance). He has teaching experience at all levels, including executive education. He has acted as consultant for government agencies and for several listed and non-listed companies.

Expert's strenghts are general knowledge, analytical and communication skills. Although superficially familiar with several industries, including banking, finance, raw materials and energy, he does not possess in-depth knowledge of any particular industry.


corporate finance

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1998   PhD   Economics   Norwegian School of Economics and Business  
1993   MSc   Economics   London School of Economics  
1992   BSc   Economics, Mathematics, Political Science   University of Bergen  
1994   MPhil   Economics   University of Oslo  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to


(Undisclosed University)


School of Economics, Finance and Management


SIRE Professor of Economics and Finance


He holds the Scottish Institute of Research in Economics chair at the Expert's University. Obligations include research, teaching, supervision and administration.

2005 to 2005


Massachussetts Institute of Technology


Sloan School of Business


Visiting Associate Professor


2000 to 2008


Norwegian School of Economics and Finance


Department of Finance and Management Science




Career Accomplishments:

American Economic Association

Publications and Patents Summary

About 15 publications, including 5 in the top Economics/Finance/Management journals. About 400 citations recorded in Google Scholar.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Helping the board of a Norwegian listed company to sort issues regarding the company's capital structure and the board's relation to the company's management. This work included discussing both capital structure and corporate governance issues. Issues concerning possible takeover attempts were also discussed. His help culiminated with a 10-page report.
  • Presentation and report for a Norwegian hedge fund. Content confidential.
  • Participated in the defense of an investor that had been litigated by his investment bank in Eastern Asia. The case included mainly issues concerning securities fraud but also issues concerning the responsibilities and limits to such for investment banks.
  • Various reports for government agencies.
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