Abteilung Finanzwirtschaft und Banken
Schubert

Dr. Richard Schubert

Publications

Working Papers

  • Intellectual Property Protection in M&A Negotiations
    American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, scheduled 01/2021

  • Measuring Competition in M&A Negotiations
    Media Coverage: Columbia Law School’s Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets

  • Entrenchment through Discretion over M&A Contractual Provisions (with Jan-Oliver Strych)
    9th Annual New Zealand Finance Meeting (NZFM), Auckland, 12/2019*; 32nd Australasian Finance & Banking Conference (AFBC), Sydney, 12/2019*; Research Seminar, UNSW Business School, Sydney, 10/2019; European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 28th Annual Meeting, Ponta Delgada, 06/2019; Research Seminar, University of Lille, 05/2019
    Media Coverage: Columbia Law School’s Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets

  • The Real Effects of possible Stock Recalls on Acquirer Stocks: Empirical Evidence from M&A Premiums (with Jan-Oliver Strych)
    European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 28th Annual Meeting, Ponta Delgada, 06/2019; Financial Management Association (FMA) Europe 23rd Annual Meeting, Glasgow, 06/2019; Midwest Finance Association (MFA) 68th Annual Meeting, Chicago, 03/2019*; Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA) 58th Annual Meeting, Houston, 03/2019; 31st Australasian Finance & Banking Conference (AFBC), Sydney, 12/2018*; Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, San Diego, 10/2018; 10th Nordic Corporate Governance Network Conference (NCGNC), Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law, 06/2018*; The 2nd Global PhD Colloquium, University of Sydney Business School, 05/2018; French Finance Association (AFFI) 35th Annual Conference, Paris, 05/2018*; The 5th European Corporate Governance Center (ECGC) Workshop on Governance and Control, University of Lille, 03/2018; German Finance Association (DGF) 24th Annual Meeting, Ulm, 10/2017; 5th HCCG PhD Workshop in Corporate Governance, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, 08/2017

    *) presentation by co-author

Dissertation

Honors, Awards & Grants

2019

  • Award for Excellent Teaching, Faculty for Economics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 12/2019
  • Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS) Research Travel Grant, 06/2019
  • Research Seminar Grant of the University of Lille, 05/2019
  • PhD Grant of the Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA), Houston, 03/2019

2018

  • Award for Excellent Teaching, Faculty for Economics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 12/2018
  • Conference Grant of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for the FMA Annual Meeting in San Diego, 07/2018
  • Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS) Networking Grant, 07/2018
  • The 2nd Global PhD Colloquium Grant, University of Sydney Business School, 05/2018
  • Grant for the 5th European Corporate Governance Center Workshop on Governance and Control (ECGC), University of Lille, 03/2018

2017

  • Award for Excellent Teaching, Faculty for Economics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 12/2017

2015

  • PhD Scholarship in Finance, DZ BANK foundation, Essen, 10/2015
  • Award for the best master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, University of Technology, Ilmenau, 07/2015

2014

  • PROMOS Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), University of California, Berkeley, 04/2014

Teaching Experience

  • Financial Management, Bachelor, ~120 students each summer term, discussion sessions (honored for being among the 5 highest rated (out of approximately 60) discussion sessions at the KIT Faculty for Economics in 2017, 2018, and 2019)
  • Seminars in Finance, Bachelor and Master, ~12 students each summer and winter term, supervision (Past topics: M&A, Venture Capital & Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Capital Structure Choice, Finance & Labor, Corporate Bankruptcy, Climate Finance, Corporate Risk Management)
  • Thesis supervision for Bachelor and Master students

About

Professional Experience (selection)

  • 10/2015 – 06/2020     Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Finance, PhD in Finance
  • 08/2019 – 11/2019     The University of Sydney Business School (Australia), Visiting Researcher, Department of Finance
  • 07/2019                          University of Lille (France), Visiting Researcher, Department of Finance
  • 02/2012 – 04/2015      Campus Application Consulting GbR (Wuerzburg), Executive Partner of a nationwide IT Project Team (client: DAX30 company)
  • 08/2012 – 11/2012      Volkswagen Consulting (Wolfsburg), Internship in the Business Unit for Procurement and Quality
  • 09/2011                          IPOL GmbH (Ilmenau), Internship in Production and Process Consulting
  • 08/2010 – 10/2010      Siemens AG (Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale), Internship in Production Logistics

Education

  • 04/2013 – 07/2015      University of Technology, Ilmenau, M. Sc., Industrial Engineering with majors in Finance and Mechanical Engineering
  • 07/2014 – 08/2014      University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, Finance
  • 10/2009 – 03/2013      University of Technology, Ilmenau, B. Sc., Industrial Engineering

Interests

  • Commercial and private aviation (holder of a FAA U.S. private pilot license for airplanes)
  • Skiing, diving (PADI Advanced Open Water Diver), traveling (35+ countries) and mountaineering

Memberships

  • American Finance Association (AFA), Financial Management Association (FMA), Society for Financial Studies (SFS), European Financial Management Association (EFMA), Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA)
  • PhD representative and member of the appointments committee for “Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Finance (W1)” at the Institute for Finance, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Spring 2018
  • Member of the appointments committee for the selection of university applicants (Bachelor and Master), ongoing
  • Bain & Company, Inc., Red Carpet (career program)