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Luc Renneboog

Professor, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Luc RenneboogLuc Renneboog

Luc Renneboog is a professor of corporate finance and director of graduate studies at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Before joining Tilburg, he taught at the University of Leuven and at Oxford University. Dr Renneboog graduated with a BSc/MSc in management engineering from the University of Leuven, followed by an MBA from the University of Chicago, a BA in philosophy from Leuven, and a PhD in financial economics from the London Business School. He has also been a visiting researcher at the London Business School, HEC Paris, and Venice University. He is a widely published author, with research interests are corporate finance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and the economics of art.

Articles by this Author

  • The Performance of Socially Responsible Mutual Funds
    by Luc Renneboog
    Over the past decade, socially responsible investment (SRI), frequently also called ethical investment or sustainable investment, has grown rapidly around the world. SRI is a process that integrates social, environmental, and ethical considerations into investment decision making. Unlike conventional types of investment, SRI funds apply a set of investment screens to select or exclude assets based on ecological, social, corporate governance, or...
  • Going Private: Public-to-Private Leveraged Buyouts
    by Luc Renneboog
    When a listed company is acquired and subsequently delisted, the transaction is referred to as a public-to-private or going-private transaction. As most such transactions are financed by substantial borrowing, which is used to repurchase most of the outstanding equity, they are called leveraged buyouts (LBOs). An overview of the different types of LBO is given in Table 1. Four categories are generally recognized: management buyouts (MBOs),...

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