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Professor Christopher Hennessy

Professor of Finance
London Business School
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Christopher Hennessy, Professor of Finance , London Business School
ECGI Research Associate (2009) :

Specialist in corporate financial management and valuation of financial securities. Recent work focuses on hybrid debt, taxation, and the design of financial contracts. He has won three Brattle Prizes for outstanding corporate finance research published in the Journal of Finance.
Princeton University, Ph.D. Economics, 2001. (Adviser: Patrick Bolton)
Princeton University, Master of Public Affairs, 1994.
Swarthmore College, B.A., Economics and Political Science, 1992.
Employment and Academic Positions
Professor, London Business School, July 2008-present.
Associate Editor, Review of Finance, May 2008-present.
Associate Professor, Finance Area Chair, Haas School of Business, July 2006-July 2008.
Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business, July 2001-July 2006.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Anderson School of Business, 2005.

Member of Advisory Board at Benchmark Metrics, Inc., April 2006-present.
Senior Consultant, KPMG Peat Marwick, 1994-1996.
Research Associate, United States Treasury: Office of Tax Analysis, 1993.

Research Interests
Dynamic capital structure
Information economics
Valuation of convertible and callable debt

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