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Research Interests

Corporate Finance

Teaching Activity

I have taught the following finance classes at the undergraduate, MBA, and MSc levels in the United States and United Kingdom since 2001 - Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Investments, Valuation of Investments (basically Fixed Income), Derivatives, Risk Management & Insurance, Life Insurance & Retirement Security, Personal Finance, Finance Theory, CFA® Track workshop by Aston University.

I currently teach the following MSc modules:-
• BFM102A Valuation of Investments (basically Fixed Income)
• CFA® Track workshop by Aston University (covers Corporate Finance, Financial Reporting & Analysis and Ethics from CFA Program Level I curriculum)

Employment

Lecturer in Finance, Aston Business School, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2011 to present
Assistant Professor of Finance, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, USA, 2010-2011
Assistant Professor of Finance, Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA, 2006-2010
Instructor in Finance, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA, 2001-2006

Qualifications

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), 2018
CFA® charterholder, CFA Institute, Charlottesville, VA, USA, November 2010
Ph.D. in Finance, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA, December 2006
M.B.A. in Finance, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, USA, May 1998
B.Com., Financial Accounting & Auditing, University of Bombay, India, April 1986

Membership of Professional Bodies

CFA Institute 

Contact Details

Phone:+44(0)121 204 3193

Room: SW1020A

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Connecticut

Award Date: 17 Dec 2006

MBA

Award Date: 7 May 1998

External positions

Exernal Examiner

Oct 2012Sep 2016

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Research Output

  • 5 Article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The waiting period of initial public offerings

Colaco, H. M. J., de Cesari, A. & Hegde, S. P., 1 Mar 2018, In : European Journal of Finance. 24, 5, p. 363-390

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • Retail investor attention and IPO valuation

    Colaco, H. M. J., de Cesari, A. & Hegde, S. P., 1 Sep 2017, In : European Financial Management. 23, 4, p. 691-727

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • Underwriter reputation, bookbuilding and IPO duration

    Colaco, H. & Hegde, S., 29 Nov 2013, Handbook of research in IPOs. Levis, M. & Vismara, S. (eds.). Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar, p. 159-176 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • IPOs, clustering, indirect learning and filing independently

    Colaco, H. M. J., Ghosh, C., Knopf, J. & Teall, J., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 33, 11, p. 2070-2079 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prizes

    Best Paper Award (2nd prize)

    Hugh Colaco (Recipient), 19 Dec 2013

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Best Paper Award (2nd prize)

    Hugh Colaco (Recipient), 21 Dec 2012

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    2012 KPMG Outstanding Published Manuscript Award, KPMG

    Hugh Colaco (Recipient), Apr 2012

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Faculty Development Grant

    Hugh Colaco (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Swahnberg Novotny Research Grant

    Hugh Colaco (Recipient), 2007

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)