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Prof.
Alexandre Ziegler
SFI Faculty Member (since June 2006)
University of Zurich

Alexandre.Ziegler@sfi-research.ch
+41 44 634 27 32

Alexandre Ziegler is Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Zurich and has been an SFI faculty member since June 2006. He obtained his PhD in finance from the University of St. Gallen. Prof. Ziegler is a regular speaker at leading academic conferences in finance and his papers have been published in top finance journals.

Research Interests
His main research areas are asset pricing and corporate finance.

Recent Research
In one of his recent co-authored research projects, Prof. Ziegler investigates the effects of Swiss banking secrecy on the stock market. More specifically, the researchers look at the value of banking secrecy for two universal Swiss banks and two private Swiss banks. They find that the value of banking secrecy to private banks is large, accounting for at least 10% of their market value, whereas banking secrecy appears to account for only a very small fraction of the market value of universal banks.






Events

09.09.2015
SFI Frühstück Seminar mit Dr. iur. Martin Liebi, Zürich
Thema: FinfraG Teil 1 - die Würfel sind gefallen

17.09.2015
SFI Evening Seminar with Dr. iur Martin Liebi, Geneva
Topic: The new Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act: What does it mean for me?

24.9.2015
SFI Evening Seminar with Elizabeth Corley, Zurich
Topic: Risk and Uncertainty in Asset Management

30.09.2015
SFI Lunch & Learn Informationsveranstaltung, Zürich  


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Press releases

19.06.2015
Swiss Finance Institute publishes the first comprehensive Swiss study on structured products. The most recent SFI White Paper sheds light on the performance, costs, and investments of structured products.
English version, German version, French version, Italian version

20.04.2015
Swiss Finance Institute and zeb.rolfes.schierenbeck.associates launch the first Swiss Asset Management Survey.
Pressemitteilung
Press Release


15.04.2015
Swiss Finance Institute publishes its second White Paper on "Will investment banking survive? Regulatory changes and technological advances are altering the investment banking landscape" written by SFI Prof. Semyon Malamud.
English version, German version, French version, Italian version

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SFI in the news

Finanz und Wirtschaft: Bewusster anlegen mit Evolutionary Finance
Article by SFI Professor Thorsten Hens (25.07.2015)


Finanz und Wirtschaft: Barriere-Zertifikate langfristig oder punktuell
Article referring to the SFI White Paper - Structured Products: Performance, Costs, and Investments (18.07.2015)


SRF: Radio program on the impact of the Greek crisis on the banks
Including interview with SFI Senior Chair Harald Hau (16.07.2015)

Articles referring to the most recent SFI White Paper—Structured Products: Performance, Costs, and Investments.
NZZ: Performance-Studie zeichnet positives Bild
Finanz und Wirtschaft: Der faire Preis von strukturierten Produkten.
L'Agefi: La performance et les coûts démystifiés
Le Temps: Bonne performance des produits structurés depuis la crise, coûts "raisonnables"
Schweizer Bank: Licht im Dunkel der Gebühren
(June to July 2015)



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