Department of Finance

Sami Torstila

Research Teaching

Photography by Kreetta Järvenpää

Associate Professor of Finance

Room: G-216 (Chydenia 2nd floor)
Office hours: Tuesdays 14:00 - 16:00

Tel: +358 40 353 8069
Email: sami.torstila [at] aalto [dot] fi

Research

“Cross-border relocations of headquarters in Europe”, Journal of International Business Studies, 43, 187-210, 2012, with Tomi Laamanen and Tatu Simula.

“Stock market aversion? Political preferences and stock market participation”, Journal of Financial Economics, 100(1), 98-112, 2011, with Markku Kaustia.

“Do retail incentives work in privatizations?”, Review of Financial Studies 21(5), 2061-2095, 2008, with Matti Keloharju and Samuli Knüpfer.

“Cross-listings and M&A activity: Transatlantic evidence”, Financial Management 34(1), 123-142, 2005, with Pasi Tolmunen.

“The exit rates of liquidated venture capital funds”, Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance and Business Venturing, 10, 53-73, 2005, with Markus Laine.

“Job-related ethical judgment in the finance profession”, Journal of Applied Finance 14(1), 62-76, 2004, with Outi Hartikainen.

“The clustering of IPO gross spreads: International evidence”, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 38, 673-694, 2003.

“Risk management in Finnish pension funds: A survey”, Finnish Journal of Business Economics 52, 31-46, 2003, with Vesa Puttonen.

“The distribution of information among institutional and retail investors in IPOs”, European Financial Management 8, 357-372, 2002, with Matti Keloharju.

“What determines IPO gross spreads in Europe?”, European Financial Management 7, 523-541, 2001.

“The distribution of fees within the IPO syndicate”, Financial Management 30(4), 25-43, 2001.

Teaching

Introduction to Finance, lectures

Mergers and Acquisitions

Master’s Thesis Seminar

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