Dr Michael Guo, BSc, MSc, PhD
Michael's main interests lie in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, specialising in market valuation effect and non-public target acquisitions.
He joined the School in September 2006 after completing his MSc and PhD at Durham. Previously Michael worked as an Assistant Financial Product Manager for a national bank in China.
Michael teaches Corporate Finance, Financial Theory and Corporate Policy and Security Analysis at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
- Behavioural corporate finance
- Market valuation effect
- Mergers and acquisitions
Journal papers: academic
- Zhou, B., Guo, M., Hua, J. & Doukas, A. (2012). Does State Ownership Drive M&A Performance? Evidence from China. European Financial Management Accepted.
- Zhou, B., Guo, M., Chen, X. & Yang, T. (2012). Market Timing of Corporate Debt Issuance: Prediction or Reaction?. Applied Financial Economics 22(21): 1753-1769.
- Guo, J. & Petmezas, D. (2012). What are the Causes and Effects of M&As? The UK Evidence. Multinational Finance Journal 16(1/2): 1-27.
- Doukas, J., Guo, M. & Zhou, B. (2011). “Hot” Debt Markets and Capital Structure. European Financial Management 17(1): 46-99.
- Antoniou, A. Guo, M. & Petmezas, D. (2008). Merger momentum and market valuations: The UK evidence. Applied Financial Economics 18(17): 1411-1423.
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