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Dick Brealey

MA (Oxford)
Emeritus Professor of Finance

Subject area:


Principles of Corporate Finance (with S C Myers and F Allen, 11th ed, 2013); Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (with S C Myers and A Marcus, 7th ed., 2011); ‘Excess Comovement in International Equity Markets: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers’, (with I Cooper and E Kaplanis), Review of Financial Studies (April 2010); “International Propagation of the Credit Crisis: Lessons for Bank Regulation,” (with I. Cooper ad E. Kaplanis), Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (Fall 2012).

Professional qualifications


Research interest

Corporate finance, investment management, international finance, capital markets, intermediation.

Other activities

Director of the Swiss Helvetia Fund and deputy chairman of the Balancing and Settlement Code Panel; Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance; Advisory Editor, Economic Notes; member of Advisory Board of International Finance.


Special Adviser to the Governor, Bank of England; Tokai Bank Professor of Finance, London Business School; Visiting appointments at University of California (Berkeley), University of British Columbia, University of Hawaii and Australian Graduate School of Management

Contact Details

Email: rbrealey@london.edu

tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8257
fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001

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