Department of Finance and Banking

Larry Lang Corporate Finance Best Paper Award 2019

The department congratulates Andreas Benz and Daniel Hoang for receiving the Larry Lang Corporate Finance Best Paper Award 2019 for their research paper "Corporate Diversification and Capital Structure" during this year's annual meeting of the European Financial Management Association (EFMA). The Larry Lang Corporate Finance Best Paper Award recognized the research paper that has the most potential to advance the understanding in the field of corporate finance. We share the laureates' happiness with the award, which emphasizes the striking relevance of their research.


Teaching awards from the Department of Economics and Management 2017

Richard Schubert received a teaching award for his discussion session to the lecture "Financial Management" during the summer term 2017.

Master thesis honored by the Department of Economics and Management 2017

The master thesis of Henrik Schürmann entitled „Is executive compensation really downward rigid? Implications from a matching model and empirical evidence”  has been honored with the 2017 faculty award on July 22, 2017 by the Department of Economics and Business Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

 

Three Teaching awards from the Department of Economics and Management 2016

The Department for Finance and banking received three teaching awards for the second time in a row. Dr. Daniel  Hoang has been awarded two teaching awards for his discussion session in „Corporate Financial Policy“  and „Finanzintermediation“ during the summer term 2016 and the winter term 2015/2016, respectively. For the third year in succession, Dr. Peter Limbach received a teaching award for the discussion session in "Corporate Finance I“.

Teaching award from the Department of Economics and Management 2015

Both Meik Scholz and Dr. Daniel Hoang received a teaching award for their discussion sessions regarding the courses  „Financial Management“  and „Corporate Financial Policy“, respectively during the summer term 2015. Dr. Daniel Hoang has been awarded also a teaching award for his discussion session regarding the course "Financial Intermediation" during the winter term 2014/2015.

Teaching award from the Department of Economics and Management 2014

Dr. Peter Limbach received the teaching award for the discussion sessions regarding the course „Corporate Finance I“ during the winter term 2013/14.

Teaching award from the Department of Economics and Management 2013

Dr. Peter Limbach received the teaching award for the discussion sessions regarding the course „Corporate Finance I“ during the winter term 2012/13.

DGF Best Paper Award 2013

Prof. Ruckes und Prof. Mello have been honored with the Best Paper Award at the 20th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF) for their research paper entitled “Collateral in Corporate Financing”.

3rd place at the Leonardo & Co. Award 2011 for the Best Bachelor Thesis in M&A

The Bachelor thesis"Predicting leveraged buyout success - do fixer-uppers and non-fixer-uppers influence takeover success probability in Europe?" was awared 3rd place of the Leonardo & Co. Award (Supervisor: Dr. Peter Limbach).

Winner of the Leonardo & Co. Awards 2010 for the Best Master Thesis in M&A

The master thesis "Shareholder wealth effects of failed European M&A transactions" was awarded 1st place of the Leonardo & Co. Awards 2010 (Supervisor:  Dr. Peter Limbach).