Vega experts in corporate finance have substantial experience evaluating sources of capital funding and capital structures of corporations. Our experts are academic and industry leaders who blend financial expertise with a knowledge of corporate governance, financial securities and derivatives, government regulatory standards, and private equity. Members of our network also have extensive experience using economic modelling techniques to analyze shareholder value maximization and other financial topics, including damages modelling and value forecasting.

Arturo Bris

Professor of Finance, Director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
Daphne Chen

Managing Director, Vega Economics

  • Consumer Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Science & Statistics
  • Labor & Employment
  • Securities & Finance
Alex Edmans

Professor of Finance at London Business School and Academic Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance

  • Corporate Governance
  • Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Leadership & Management
Richard W. George

Principal at Bank Experts Group

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Securities & Finance
  • Corporate Governance
Sudip Gupta

Associate Professor of Finance at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

  • Securities & Finance
  • Valuation
  • Corporate Finance
  • FinTech, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency
  • Antitrust & Competition
Paul Habibi

Continuing Lecturer of Finance and Real Estate at UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management and Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law

  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Valuation
  • Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Private Equity
Paul Hanouna

Associate Professor in the Department of Finance of the Villanova School of Business at Villanova University

  • Intellectual Property
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Corporate Finance
  • Securities & Finance
  • Data Science & Statistics
  • Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
Richard Libby

Founding Director, Perihelion Capital Advisors

  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Science & Statistics
  • Financial Institutions
Micah Officer

Professor of Finance at Loyola Marymount University

  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Valuation
  • Private Equity
Christopher Palmer

Albert and Jeanne Clear Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management

  • Securities & Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Consumer Finance
  • Financial Institutions
Atulya Sarin

Professor of Finance in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University

  • Securities & Finance
  • Valuation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • FinTech, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency
Gary Strumeyer

Adjunct Professor of Finance/Economics, at LIU Post

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Securities & Finance
  • Corporate Governance
Alexei Tchistyi

Associate Professor of Finance at Gies College of Business, University of Illinois

  • Corporate Finance
  • Real Estate
January 18, 2022 | Featured Expert
Featured Expert: Gary Strumeyer

Our featured expert Gary Strumeyer is a former CEO/President of Bank of New York’s Broker Dealer, author of three books on the capital markets, and is currently a Professor of finance and economics.

December 27, 2021 | News
Poets&Quants has Named Professor Alex Edmans "MBA Professor of the Year"!

Poets&Quants has named Professor Alex Edmans MBA Professor of the Year! He received this award for his pioneering research in corporate social responsibility; for his impact and influence on hundreds of MBA students; and for his exhaustive efforts to disseminate research to not only business practitioners but a much wider audience. 

May 24, 2021 | Featured Expert
Richard George, Principal at Bank Experts Group

Experts testifying in conflict resolution proceedings at the ICSID should ideally be familiar with this forum’s unique rules and procedures. Vega affiliate Richard George has testified as an expert before ICSID on issues concerning generally accepted international banking practices. 

April 23, 2021 | Article
Recent SEC Guidance Classifies Some SPAC Warrants as Liabilities

Recent SEC accounting guidance reclassifying SPAC warrants as liabilities instead of equities has drawn new attention to SPACs. In light of these developments, we discuss SPACs and SPAC warrants.

October 12, 2020 | Article
Trends in the U.S. Corporate Bond Market Since the Financial Crisis

Vega economists discuss long-term trends in the U.S. corporate bond market since the financial crisis and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 17, 2018 | Article
Corporate Income Tax, Legal Form of Organization, and Employment

Dr. Daphne Chen recently published her article "Corporate Income Tax, Legal Form of Organization, and Employment" in the October issue of American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. She examined the impact of a corporate income tax reduction on firms’ decisions regarding capital and employment.

Originally Published November 3, 2020 | Banking
SBA PPP Loan Approval

Proprietary dashboard that allows visitors to visually access the PPP loan data by lender and date of approval, bucketed by loan size.