Prof. Dr. Marc UmberAssistant Professor of Corporate Finance
Prof. Dr. Marc Umber
Assistant Professor of Corporate Finance
Frankfurt Institute for Private Equity and M&A
60314 Frankfurt am Main
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Marc Umber joined the faculty at the Finance Department in 2010 as an Assistant Professor of Corporate Finance. He graduated from Goethe University Frankfurt in 2005 where he studied economics with majors in international economics and corporate finance.
After graduation (equiv. M.A. in economics) Marc became a PhD student at Goethe University's Finance Department and worked as a Research Assistant for the Endowed Chair for M&A held by Professor Michael H. Grote. His field of research is the market for corporate control. He is currently working on empirical studies on M&A, Private Equity and Hedge Funds.
Marc is a member of the European Finance Association, the Financial Management Association and he serves as an ad-hoc referee for Journal of Banking and Finance and Emerging Markets Review.
Scholarly journal articles
Hankir, Y., Rauch, C., Umber, M., 2011. Bank M&A: a market power story?, Journal of Banking and Finance Vol. 35(9), pp. 2341-2354.
Umber, M., 2010. Essays on the Market for Corporate Control, Diss., Frankfurt am Main, Univ.
Rauch, C., Umber, M., 2012. Private Equity Shareholder Activism, New York: Social Science Research Network.
Umber, M., Grote, M., Frey, R., 2010. Europe integrates less than you think: evidence from the market for corporate control in Europe and the US, Frankfurt School - Working Paper Series 150, Frankfurt am Main: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
Umber, M., 2010. Deal Spreads in European Cross-Border M&A: do Deal Spreads Adequately Reflect the Risk in Merger Arbitrage?.
Hankir, Y., Rauch, C., Umber, M., 2009. It's the Market Power, Stupid!: Stock Return Patterns in International Bank M&A, Frankfurt School - Working Paper Series 129, Frankfurt am Main: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.