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Richard Brealey

Emeritus Professor of Finance


MA (Oxford)

Professor Dick Brealey’s research interests include corporate finance, investment management, international finance, capital markets and intermediation.  

His publications include: Principles of Corporate Finance and Fundamentals of Corporate Finance and his recent research has appeared in journals such as the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance.

In addition to being Emeritus Professor of Finance at London Business School, he is director of the Swiss Helvetia Fund. He is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, advisory editor of Economic Notes and a member of the Advisory Board of International Finance.  

He was formerly a special adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England and Tokai Bank Professor of Finance at London Business School. He has held visiting appointments at the University of California (Berkeley), the University of British Columbia, the University of Hawaii and the Australian Graduate School of Management.

2012

International propagation of the credit crisis: Implications for bank regulation

Brealey R A; Cooper I A; Kaplanis E

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance 2012 Vol 24:4 p 36-45

Using project finance to fund infrastructure investments

Brealey R A; Cooper I A; Habib M A

in Chew D H ed., The new corporate finance: where theory meets practice. 3rd ed., p 367-384, McGraw Hill, 2001

2000

Financing of large scale engineering projects

Brealey R A; Cooper I A; Habib M A

In Bickerstaffe G ed., High risk, uncertain returns: the game of project venturing, MIT Press, 2000

1999

What is the international dimension of international finance?

Cooper I A; Brealey R A; Kaplanis E C

European Finance Review 1999 Vol 3:1 p 103-119

1998

New equity issues and raising cash

Brealey R A; Nyborg K G

In Bickerstaffe G ed., Mastering Finance, Financial Times/Pitman, p 65-75, 1998

Fundamentals of corporate finance. 2nd ed.

Brealey R A; Myers S C; Marcus A J

McGraw Hill, 1998

1997

Cities of gold

Brealey R A

In Bickerstaffe G ed., Mastering management, Financial Times/Pitman, 1997

Valuation in the public and private sectors: tax, risk, and the cost of capital

Cooper I A; Brealey R A; Habib M A

Oxford Review of Economic Policy 1997 Vol 13:4 p 12-28

Investment appraisal in the public sector

Cooper I A; Brealey R A; Habib M

Oxford Review of Economic Policy 1997 Vol 13:4 p 12-18

1996

Determinants of foreign banking location

Brealey R A; Kaplanis E C

Journal of International Money and Finance 1996 Vol 15:4 p 577-597

Principles of corporate finance. 5th ed.

Brealey R A; Myers S C

McGraw Hill, 1996

Using project finance to fund infrastructure investments

Brealey R A; Cooper I A; Habib M A

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance 1996 Fall Vol 9:3 p 25-38

Some concerns with the regulatory system of the utilities

Brealey R A; Franks J R

Utility Finance 1996 May p 15-17

1995

Discrete exchange rate hedging strategies

Brealey R A; Kaplanis E C

Journal of Banking and Finance 1995 August Vol 19:5 p 765-784

Competitive position of London's financial services

Brealey R A; et al.

City Research Project: final report, Corporation of London, 1995

Fundamentals of corporate finance

Brealey R A; Myers S C; Marcus A J

McGraw Hill, 1995

1994

Growth and structure of international banking

Brealey R A; Kaplanis E C

City Research Project: subject report XI, Corporation of London, 1994

1993

Revenues from the City's financial services

Brealey R A; Soria M

City Research Project: subject report VI, Corporation of London, 1993

1992

Measuring monopoly power: implications for utility regulation

Brealey R A

In Beesley M E ed., Lectures on regulation 1991, London Business School Centre for Business Strategy, 1991

1991

Bibliography of finance and investment. 2nd ed.

Brealey R A; Edwards H

MIT Press, 1991

Principles of corporate finance. 4th ed.

Brealey R A; Myers S C

McGraw Hill, 1991

Harry M. Markowitz's contributions to financial economics

Brealey R A

Scandinavian Journal of Economics 1991 Vol 93:1 p 7-17

1990

Portfolio theory versus portfolio practice

Brealey R A

Journal of Portfolio Management 1990 Summer Vol 16:4 p 6-10

Welfare effects of a boycott on investment in South African securities

Kaplanis E C; Brealey R A

Investment Analyst 1990 Summer

Research Interest

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