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Portrait of Siyang Tian

Siyang Tian

PhD Student

Faculty of Finance

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Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row
London
EC1Y 8TZ
United Kingdom

Overview

Siyang Tian is the Ph.D. Candidate in Finance at Cass Business School. The focus of his research is empirical corporate finance, including private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. His research papers were presented at FMA 2016, EFMA2016, and Nottingham Ningbo 2016 and will be presented at FMA 2017, Machester and Queen Mary. Also, he has been the research assistant in Cass Mergers and Acquisitions since 2015, working on both academic and consulting projects.

Qualifications

  1. MSc Finance, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
  2. BA International Business Economics, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Ningbo, China

Postgraduate Training

  1. Microeconometrics Summer School, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Employment

  1. Visting Lecturer, City, University of London, Jan – Apr 2016

Languages

Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin) and English.

Title of Thesis: Essays on Empirical Corporate Finance

Sep 2014

Summary of Research

The focus of my research is empirical corporate finance, including private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.

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2nd Supervisor

Events/Conferences (4)

  1. FMA 2016. (Conference) Las Vegas, US Invited speaker.
    Paper: Do diversified firms allocate capital inefficiently? Evidence from equity carve-outs
  2. EFMA 2016. Basel, Switzerland Invited speaker.
    Paper: Do diversified firms allocate capital inefficiently? Evidence from equity carve-outs
  3. University of Nottingham Ningbo. (Seminar) Ningbo, China Invited speaker.
    Paper: Do diversified firms allocate capital inefficiently? Evidence from equity carve-outs
  4. Young Finance Scholars Conferencce. (Conference) Sussex, UK Invited speaker.
    Paper: Cross-Border Buyout Performance