12 Feb 2015 News

Professor Michael Johannes, an Expert in Derivatives, Hedge Funds and Risk Management, Affiliates with Compass Lexecon

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Compass Lexecon is pleased to announce that Michael Johannes, an Expert in Derivatives, Hedge Funds and Risk Management, has affiliated with the firm as a Senior Consultant. Michael Johannes is Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. He has been at Columbia since receiving his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Chicago in 2000. He has held visiting appointments at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, and has taught at Princeton University.

Michael is an expert in derivatives markets, time series econometrics, securitization, hedge funds, and risk management. His research focuses on both theoretical and empirical issues and is published in top journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Econometrics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of the American Statistical Association, and Statistical Science. An award winning teacher, Professor Johannes teaches capital markets, investments, derivatives, and risk management to MBAs, PhDs Executive MBAs and via customized Executive Education programs. He acted as an expert in litigation and has served as an advisor and consultant to hedge funds, pension funds, accounting firms, and financial technology firms.

Daniel R. Fischel, Compass Lexecon Chairman and President stated, "We are delighted to add Professor Johannes to our team of world class experts. He adds valuable expertise in an area of growing importance." Michael Johannes added, "I very much look forward to joining Compass Lexecon and working with its incredibly talented experts and professional staff."

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