Author: Andreas Gruener and Ingeborg Raastad
Dr Andreas Gruener is Professor of Finance and Accounting at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and is Guest Professor at universities in Germany, Liechtenstein and Singapore. He received his PhD from the University of Bayreuth, Germany, and his Master's degree in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany. His research fields are Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Investment Management and Alternative Investments. Dr Ingeborg Raastad is currently a project manager within Business Development at SEB, a leading Nordic corporate bank. She was previously a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in Frankfurt, Germany, for several years. Born in Norway, Dr Raastad was educated at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and gained her PhD in 2014 on the topic of strategy during economic downturns.