Massimo Massa is the Rothschild Chaired Professor of Banking and a Professor of Finance at INSEAD. He is the Co-Director of the Hoffmann Research Fund.
Professor Massa has been a consultant with several companies on strategic issues related to governance and corporate financial and growth strategies. He has extensive teaching experience in international finance, corporate finance, asset management, behavioral finance, and governance, and has taught various programs for corporations and banks, including ABN AMRO, Maybank, Société Générale, Mubadala, and Bertelsmann.
Massimo Massa’s current research focuses on the link between corporate financial strategies, governance, and type of ownership and how this affects value creation and growth in corporations as well as the strategies of asset managers and banks and their synergies. He has published articles, among others, on M&A, alliances, share repurchases, IPOs, mutual funds, hedge funds, short-selling, behavioral biases, the role of media and social networks in financial markets, corporate governance, and family firms. His publications have been featured in top academic journals and his research has been quoted in major magazines, newspapers, professional journals, and forums. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Empirical Finance and the Review of Finance.
Massimo Massa has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and an MA and a PhD in Financial Economics from Yale University. He is a CPA and an Auditor.