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Simona Zambelli

Associate Professor

Department of Management

Academic discipline: SECS-P/11 Financial Markets and Institutions

Curriculum vitae

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CV in English (not updated) -

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Position

Associate Professor of Business Finance and Economics of Financial Markets and Financial Intermediaries, University of Bologna, Forli School of Economics.

- Member of the Faculty's International Exchange Committee.

Education & Research

EDUCATION


SIENAUNIVERSITY (Italy)

Ph.D. in Economics of Financial Markets and Financial Intermediaries, Faculty of Banking and Finance

UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, BIRKBECK COLLEGE (London)
Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, with a specialization in Mathematical Finance, University of London, Birkbeck College

UNIVERSITYOF BOLOGNA, FACULTY OF ECONOMICS (Italy)

Master's Degree (LAUREA MAGISTRALE) in Economics, with a specialization in Law in Finance, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics Grade: 110/110 CUM LAUDE.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (not updated)  ---- please look inside the personal homepage for updated information ---

 

RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (RPI, New York)

- Visiting Professor, Department of  Management

- Project: Illegal Buyouts, with Douglas Cumming

- Teaching activity as guest speaker:

-          Module: Private Equity Valuation (Financial Management course)

-          Module: Portfolio Theory (Investment course)



HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL (Boston)
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Business Economics. Research Projects (supervisor Prof. Lerner): The Venture Capital Investment Cycle; The US Venture Capital Model; The Role of Venture Capital Financing in Italy; The Legality of LBOs in Italy; The Acquisition of Ducati Motor holding SpA by TPG.


MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (Boston)
- Postdoctoral Visiting Student
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UNIVERSITY OF LONDON (London)
- Research-Fellow, Birkbeck College
­- Research Projects: Venture Capital Investments: the Evaluation Models; The Structure and Regulation of Venture Capital in Italy and in the UK (empirical research sponsored by the Italian Research Council -CNR-)

UNIVERSITÀ BOCCONI (Italy)
- Newfin (Center for Financial Innovation) Research Fellow .
- Research Projects: Venture Capital Financing, Leveraged Buyout Transactions in Italy; New Italia corporate governance.

 

AWARDS (not updated) --> for updated information see my personal webpage

- 2006 – Best Paper Award: Awarded by AIDEA National Conference (Accademia Italiana Economia Aziendale) with Annalisa Caruso, Fabrizio Palmucci.

 

2005-  Best Course Award - Venture Capital course, Faculty of Economics, Bologna University, Forli School of Business.

2005-  Best Teaching Effectiveness Award -  Finance and Markets Course, Mathematics Faculty, Bologna University.

 

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS (not updated). 

- 2006-07- Marco Polo Grant (University of Bologna) –Project: Private Equity Contracting & Buyout Transactions, RPI-New York

- Leonardo Grant (University of Bologna) for professors –  HMD partners, London (2005).

- University of Bologna (Italy), two-years Post-doctoral Scholarship.

- International Rotary Foundation (USA): One-year Post-doctoral Scholarship for international studies.

- Italian Government, Department of Scientific Research: Three-years Ph.D. Scholarship.

- Municipality of Bologna (Italy): One Year Postgraduate Scholarship

 

Teaching Activity (2007-2008)  - not updated -- please look at my personal webpage

Unviersity of Westminster, London

-          Portfolio Theory (Investment course) with prof. Roberta Adami

UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA, FACULTY OF ECONOMICS, Forli School of Business

-          Professor of  Private Equity Financing and Structured Finance;

-          Professor of  Financial Analysis;

-          Professor of  Financial Intermediaries;  

-          Professor of  Venture Capital – Business Valuation

UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA, FACULTY OF MATHEMATICS

-          Professor of  Risk Management in Banking.

 

Other Activities

-          Referee for the Journal of Business Venturing;

-          Co-Referee Special Issue of the Journal of Corporate Finance on:  PRIVATE EQUITY, LBOs, AND GOVERNANCE (October 2006-December 2006)

-          Discussant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA, Special Issues of the Journal of Corporate Finance, Private Equity, LBOs, And Governance, April 2006

-          Venture Capital Conference Organizer, Economic Faculty, Forlì. Special Speaker: Prof. Douglas Cumming, Cambridge University & University of Alberta, 2004.                                                                                                                                                  

 

Publications and Working Paper  -- please see personal homepage