Jan Mesterjahn has been a Ph.D. student at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management since 2013. He earned a B.Sc. in Management at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht and a M.Sc. in Finance at Rotterdam School of Management. During his studies, Jan completed internships in the area of investment banking at J.P. Morgan and Barclays. Moreover, he worked for two mid-market private equity firms. His research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance and alternative investments.