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Nickolay Gantchev

Assistant Professor of Finance

4103 McColl Building
CB #3490, 4103 McColl Building
Chapel Hill, NC


Nickolay Gantchev’s primary research area is empirical corporate finance, with a focus on corporate governance, shareholder activism, institutional investing and private equity placements.

His published work studies the role of institutional investors in monitoring management, improving firm governance and efficiently allocating capital among firms.

Dr. Gantchev has worked as a senior investment and industry research analyst at Michelin North America and an analyst for Standard and Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting.

He received his PhD in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his MBA and master of science in finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He graduated from the American University in Bulgaria with a BA in business and applied economics.