Ludovic Phalippou is an Associate Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, who specialises in private equity. His research papers have been widely downloaded, cited, presented all around the world, and have been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies.
Ludovic focuses on the areas of private equity that are of interest to investors and potential investors in that asset class, such as risk management, liquidity and measurement of returns. He routinely speaks at practitioner conferences, and appears in the media internationally (The Economist, Financial Times, New York Times). He worked with a number of large institutional investors on their private equity investment decisions and benchmarking systems (e.g. Norway $800 billion sovereign wealth fund, APG $400 billion Dutch pension fund and PGGM $200 billion Dutch pension fund).
Ludovic was named by ‘Poets and Quants’ as one of the world's 40 best business school professors under the age of 40. At Oxford, Ludovic teaches two electives courses: ‘Asset Management’ and ‘Private Equity’ for MBA, MFE and EMBA students. Ludovic has also taught and developed a variety of executive education courses, including customized programs for major consulting and asset management firms. Representative student feedback says that “he has a knack for simplifying complex concepts,” “conveys the material very clearly, and with a lot of fun,” “great energy and ability to captivate class on a difficult topic,” “engaged professor who brings a lot of personality into the classroom,” “constantly pushing us to think critically.”
Ludovic achieved a degree in Economics from Toulouse School of Economics; a Master in Economics and a Master in Mathematical Finance both from the University of Southern California; and a PhD in Finance from INSEAD.