University of Passau
Axel Buchner is Associate Professor of Finance at University of Passau, Germany. His research interests include corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, private equity, venture capital, IPOs, asset pricing, option pricing, and continuous-time finance modeling. He has published articles in these areas in leading scholarly journals, including the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Venturing, and the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money. In 2014, he was honored with a renowned research award from the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University for his paper “The Alpha and Beta of Private Equity Investments”. He has teaching experience in all areas of finance from University of Passau, Technical University of Munich, EDHEC Business School, and from the Elite Graduate Program Finance & Information Management (FIM). He has received his habilitation (German post-doctoral university degree with lecture qualification) from the University of Passau. He holds a PhD in finance from Technical University of Munich and a master degree in business administration from Munich University and Warwick Business School. Additionally, he holds an honors degree in technology management from the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM).