Frederik P. Schlingemann is a professor of finance at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as the Finance Area Director (Chair) from 2009 to 2012 and held the Barry J. Epstein Faculty Fellowship from 2010 to 2016.

Frederik Schlingemann earned his doctorate in finance at the Ohio State University. His teaching interests are focused in the area of corporate finance. He has taught a variety of courses at the executive level in Manchester, Pittsburgh, Prague, and São Paulo. He also teaches the core finance classes in the full-time MBA and EMBA programs at Katz and has won several teaching awards.

Frederik’s research interests revolve around the question of optimal financing and investment decisions in corporations, particularly merger and acquisition related decisions. His current projects include private equity acquisitions and managerial retention, cross-border acquisitions, and the effects of acquisitions on risk and uncertainty. His research has been published in top academic journals like the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. Furthermore, his research has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Business Week, NPR, and the New York Times. 

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