Current affiliation

Client Portfolio Manager, Robeco

 

Research Areas

Performance Analysis, Investment strategies, Applied Capital Market Theory, Empirical Finance

Short CV

  • May 2014: Dissertation "Essays on the performance evaluation of equity mutual funds: The choice of benchmark models"
  • Since April 2009: Research assistant and doctoral candidate, Chair of Finance and Banking, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2009: Diploma in Business Administration, Catholic Universtiy of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, topic of thesis "An empirical analysis of alpha components regarding performance evaluation of equity mutual funds"
  • 2004-2009: Studies in Business Administration, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, majors: finance and banking, financial cost accounting, statistics
  • 2006-2007: Studies abroad at HANKEN, School of Economics, Vaasa/Helsinki, Finland
  • 2004-2009: Internships (among others: HSBC Trinkaus, Equity Research, Germany; Lehman Brothers, Equity Derivatives Sales, UK)
  • 2002-2004: Bank apprenticeship at Weberbank AG, Berlin, Germany

 Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Performance of International and Global Equity Mutual Funds: Do Country Momentum and Sector Momentum Matter?
    Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 43, 2014, 58-77. (with Hendrik Scholz and Marco Wilkens)
    Abstract und Download als PDF-File
    Accepted for presentation:
    • Eastern Finance Association 2012 Annual Conference, Boston, April 11 - 14, 2012.
    • Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Conference, New Orleans, February 22 - 25, 2012.
    • Southwestern Finance Association 2012 Annual Conference, New Orleans, February 28 - March 03, 2012.
    • 9th International Conference on Finance, Athens, July 3 - 7, 2011.
    • International Ph.D Conference in Banking and Finance, Vaduz (Liechtenstein), June 30 - July 02, 2011.

  • Jensen Alpha and Market Climate
    Journal of Asset Management, Vol. 17, 2016, 195-214. (with Hendrik Scholz and Hannah Lea Hühn)

Working Papers

  • Investment Style and Performance: Evidence for International and European Equity Mutual Funds
    Unpublished working paper, Nürnberg, 2014.
    Abstract und Download als PDF-File