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Carlos Hoffmann Linhard

Course Announcement Socially Responsible Investing

This summer term the Chair of Sustainable Finance led by Prof. Dr. Nadja Guenster again offers the class Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). The class presents a unique opportunity for master students to explore how ESG (environmental, social, and governance) factors are measured and incorporated into modern investment strategies.

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Luis Karl Berger

Tutorial in preparation for a scientific thesis

On Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (c.t.), "Tutorial on Preparing for a Scientific Thesis" will be held in room JUR 498. The course is designed to help students prepare for their upcoming bachelor or master thesis at FCM. The lecture notes can be downloaded from the corresponding  Learnweb-Kurs.

If you have any questions, please contact Nils Lohmeier

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Susanne Siedhoff

Exam inspectations at the Chair of Finance

The  exam inspectations of the Chair of Finance for the winter semester 2022/2023 will take place on March 31, 2023 in J4 of the Juridicum, in the time from 15:00 to 18:00. 

Inspection is only possible with prior registration!

If you want to inspect your written exams, please use the registration form provided here. Registration is possible from 09 January to 21 March.

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Philipp Klein

How banks can be empowered to finance social transformation

Billions are needed for investments in electromobility, in the sustainability of production processes, in more environmentally friendly heating systems and much more. Banks cannot handle these financing needs on their own, cannot bear the complete risk, or would require an unrealistic amount of additional equity in addition to significant liquidity. In our project report (Forschungsgutachten), we show how covered bonds, e.g. the Pfandbrief, and securitization can help to actively manage liquidity, credit risk, and equity in this situation.

Our study was funded by the Stiftungsprojekts Kapitalmarktunion, with the True Sale International as the business agent for the three foundations.

Photo by Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash

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Lara Marie Röfer

Best Paper Award

During the last week, Pascal Büsing, Thomas Langer, and Hannes Mohrschladt attended the annual meeting of the Southern Finance Association. They presented two papers in the domain of behavioral asset pricing and discussed current finance research topics. Moreover, the momentum paper “Decomposing Momentum: The Forgotten Component” by Pascal Büsing, Hannes Mohrschladt, and Susanne Siedhoff won the Best Paper Award in the Investments category.

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