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A new paper entitled “Unlisted Infrastructure Debt Valuation and Performance Measurement”, drawn from the Natixis research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute on the “Investment and Governance Characteristics of Infrastructure Debt Instruments,” proposes the first academically robust, yet operationally implementable valuation and risk measurement framework for illiquid infrastructure debt.
Nikolaos Tessaromatis, Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and Member of EDHEC-Risk Institute, recently participated in the 2014 European Financial Management Association Conference, organised in Rome on 25-26 June, 2014, where he presented his paper entitled, "Global Portfolio Management Under State Dependent Multiple Risk Premia", co-authored with Timotheos Angelidis.
On-line reviews are frequently used by consumers to make a judgment on products before purchase. The number of these reviews and the scope of their influence have increased lately due to the spread of social media such as Facebook and Twitter.
Latest research argues that the Australian superannuation industry could be further strengthened by the development of an industry-led reporting standard and certification scheme.
Professor of Management, Monique Valcour, won the 2014 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for her contribution to the field of study related to work family balance.
In the Harvard Business Review Blog, Monique Valcour’s latest article gives tips to managers on how to best communicate with their team.
The EDHEC MSc in Marketing Management welcomed Séan James O’Kane (EDHEC 2012) from Nintendo for a presentation on the video game industry and product management.
Carrefour deepens its ties with EDHEC Business School by becoming a Corporate Programme Sponsor of the MSc in Marketing Management
EDHEC Business School is proud to announce that Professor Monique Valcour has won the 2014 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for her contribution to the field of study related to work-family balance.
EDHEC is proud to announce that Professor Monique Valcour has won the 2014 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for her contribution to the field of study related to work-family balance.
EDHEC is proud to announce that its MSc in Financial Markets ranks 3rd in the world in the 2014 Financial Times Masters in Finance ranking.
EDHEC Professor Björn Fasterling presented two papers at the 2014 EBEN Conference in Berlin
In a new study entitled “Towards Conditional Risk Parity – Improving Risk Budgeting Techniques in Changing Economic Environments”, drawn from the Lyxor research chair on “Risk Allocation Solutions,” EDHEC-Risk Institute develops a conditional approach to risk parity, which contrasts with standard unconditional risk parity portfolios based on historical volatility estimates.
Two EDHEC students win the SFAF prize in the International Competition of Master Degree Theses on Economics and Finance
In a new position paper, EDHEC-Risk Institute argues that benchmarking long-term infrastructure investments has become a sine qua non to match the supply and demand of long-term capital, improve asset allocation outcomes for investors, adapt prudential regulation and support economic development. It then details a roadmap towards infrastructure investment benchmarks and presents recent advances.
Ever a pioneer, EDHEC Business School has teamed up with Europe’s leading crowdfunding specialist, MyMajorCompany, to use crowdfunding to help three young Edhec students turn their dreams into reality !
A 250km course including a total climb of 10,000 metres subjected competitors in the 21st EDHEC Trail Race to a steep challenge.
Participants in the EDHEC Advanced Management Programme, designed for executives in exercise and delivered on EDHEC’s Paris campus, are spending a week aboard the Mistral for an exceptional “Managing Under Pressure” seminar.
This intensive programme teaches entrepreneurs how to make a profit from their innovations faster and how to synch innovation projects with market fluctuations for better results. At the end of the programme, participants receive a certificate from Stanford – a name that stands out in the digital business world.
As a part of national financial arrangements for higher education, income contingent student loans have been implemented in many countries (Australia, Sweden, South-Africa Republic, England Thailand, etc.). These schemes are generally collected through income taxation system and are repaid only when the current income exceed a specified level.
EDHEC-Risk Institute and the EDHEC Career Centre have partnered to offer oustanding students of Financial Economics special training and preparation in the asset management recruiting process.
In a new study produced as part of the BNP Paribas Investment Partners research chair on “Asset-Liability Management and Institutional Investment Management,” EDHEC-Risk Institute attempts to assess the views of pension funds and sponsor companies as they relate to their reactions to dynamic liability-driven investing (LDI) strategies and their desire to integrate this approach into their processes.
Anne Bouttier, international sales manager at Dailymotion, was on campus to present her role and discuss the business environment of the company to EDHEC MSc in Marketing Management students.
Nespresso France executives Nathalie Gonzalez, marketing director, and Martine Varieras, director of Operations, discussed customer service management with students.
In a new publication entitled “Improved Risk Reporting with Factor-Based Diversification Measures,” EDHEC-Risk Institute encourages institutional investors to look carefully at the effectiveness of their portfolio diversification. CACEIS supports the research chair on “New Frontiers in Risk Assessment and Performance Reporting” in which this research was produced.
The FE Events welcomed Jérôme Deflesselles, Head of Renewable Energies at Société Générale, to give EDHEC students an insight on a specific project finance investment: offshore wind.
EDHEC-Risk Institute has announced the results of the EDHEC European ETF Survey 2013, a comprehensive survey of 207 European ETF investors. The survey was conducted as part of the Amundi ETF & Indexing research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute on “Core-Satellite and ETF Investment.”
The third edition of the FE Events welcomed Laurent Pallanca, portfolio manager at Lombard Odier IM, to answer the question on how to building robust investment processes.
Between August and November 2013, EDHEC-Risk Institute surveyed 109 institutional investors from across Europe, including Europe’s largest pension and reserve funds, insurance and provident institutions and their asset management subsidiaries, to document their expectations and requirements with respect to index transparency and take stock of their perceptions of, and the extent of their support for, the main directions of the ongoing regulatory debate on indexing and financial benchmarks.
EDHEC Business School has signed a new partnership with Boston University School of Management for the MSc in Global Business.
Yale School of Management and EDHEC-Risk Institute are pleased to announce the launch of a joint Executive Seminar series in the United States and Europe.
The student association, EDHEC FE Club, organised a conference about the 2013 Economic Nobel prizes to introduce students to the work of the Nobel laureates Eugen Fama, Robert Shiller and Lars Peter Hansen, who were awarded for "their empirical analysis of asset prices”.
For its first 2014 conference, EDHEC FE Events hosted Laurent Degabriel from ESMA for a conference on the theme "Financial regulation in Europe: is this the end of the storm?"
A conference organised by the LegalEDHEC Research Centre assembled over 250 professionals in Paris on 11 February in order to discuss current trends in legal risks and compliance.
On 11 February, some 200 human resources professionals celebrated EDHEC Business Club’s 10th anniversary on EDHEC’s Paris Campus. More about this great night.
Smart beta investing, efficient risk diversification, liability driven investment (LDI) strategies, infrastructure and fixed income investing are among the topics to be presented at the EDHEC-Risk Days Europe 2014 conference at The Mermaid Conference & Events Centre in Blackfriars, London on March 25-26 next.
EDHEC-Risk Institute is pleased to announce that two new members have joined its international advisory board, which brings together distinguished scholars, representatives of regulatory bodies as well as senior executives from business partners and other leading institutions.
Organised by an academic research centre for the benefit of professionals, EDHEC-Risk Days Europe presents the research conducted by EDHEC-Risk Institute and discusses it with the institutional investor and fund manager communities.
Amazon, Capgemini Consulting, Coca-Cola, L’Oréal, Microsoft, Ubisoft, Uniqlo, PwC, Société Générale or Whirlpool were among the 110 companies that participated to the EDHEC Job Forum, the largest recruiting event of EDHEC students.
We interviewed Geert Demuijnck, professor of Business Ethics at EDHEC Business School, who speaks about the 26th Annual Conference of the European Business Ethics Network (EBEN), which took place in Lille last Steptember.
"We join our South African friends and partners and the entire world in our sense of loss and sadness on the death of Nelson Mandela. We will continue to honor his legacy and keep his principles of diversity, fairness and humanity alive." Emmanuel METAIS, Director EDHEC Global MBA
The Global MBA programme at EDHEC Business School ranks second in Europe for gender equality and fourth in France for overall best performance, according to a recent survey of more than 4,000 employers by QS TopMBA.com, a website that provides information on MBA programmes to prospective students.
EDHEC-Risk Institute is pleased to announce that five new members have joined its international advisory board, which brings together distinguished scholars, representatives of regulatory bodies as well as senior executives from business partners and other leading institutions.
This study analyses the effect of the new LTGA spread risk calibration on bond management.
The Perspectives Lunch, an annual event that helps to forge new links between the business and education world, took place on 5 November at the Maison des Arts et Métiers in Paris. Ninety human resources officers and university and business school relations officers from various industries took part.
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) recently ventured that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) had exceeded its powers and mandate by issuing “quasi-regulation (...) on topics which were not previously regulated at EU level.”
The EDHEC NewGen Talent Centre, inaugurated on 30 May, has already published two studies, organised a total of five conferences in Paris, Nice and London, and garnered more than 20 mentions in the press.
On 14 October, this extraordinary concert, sponsored by Jean-Claude Casadesus, director of the Orchestre National de Lille, drew nearly 500 people to the auditorium on the Lille campus,which was equipped with a magnificent Steinway & Sons grand piano.
Earlier this month, Société Générale, Corporate Programme Sponsor of the MSc in Corporate Banking & Finance, was on the Nice campus for a conference on banking industry dynamics after the crisis.
EDHEC-Risk Institute has exported its popular conferences (EDHEC-Risk Days Europe and Asia) for finance professionals to the United States with the goal of sharing the Institute’s research in investment management and risk management with an even wider audience.
On 9 October, on the Lille campus, Alain Juppé was welcomed by the members of L’Agora, EDHEC’s student-run debate and speaking society, for a talk entitled “Toward the End of History?”
EDHEC-Risk Institute and Lyxor are launching a three-year research chair entitled “Risk Allocation Solutions” to develop academic insights that can be used towards the design of high-performance multi-asset investment solutions, based on specific investor needs.
Often stigmatised, as they are unfamiliar to the public at large, family firms, regardless of their size, account for more than 83 percent of companies in France* and thus play a predominant role in the French economy, especially in times of crisis.
In a paper produced as part of the research chair on “The Case for Inflation-Linked Corporate Bonds: Issuers’ and Investors’ Perspectives” at EDHEC-Risk Institute, supported by Rothschild & Cie, EDHEC-Risk researchers have provided a comprehensive analysis of the sources of added-value of corporate bonds for institutional investors.
Students in the Financial Economics track got a chance to meet with the representatives of 40 banks, investment firms and major multi-nationals at the annual Finance Career Day, held this year the 19 and 20 of September on EDHEC's Nice campus.
A new study from EDHEC-Risk Institute, entitled “The Local Volatility Factor for Asian Stock Markets,” has shown that using US VIX to hedge the volatility risk of Asian portfolios is not particularly effective.
The Financial Times rankings, always eagerly anticipated, rank the 70 top Masters in management worldwide.
Earlier this month, EDHEC Business School had the great honour of hosting the annual conference of the European Business Ethics Network (EBEN) on its campus in Lille.
September 2013 – EDHEC Business School begins the academic year with exciting announcements regarding new administrative appointments, new academic programmes and partnerships, and the inauguration of a new building extension that will add 5 000m2 of classroom and office space to the Nice campus.