ESCP Europe Business School


ESCP Europe Business School
PhD in Business Administration, Professor


Franck Bancel is Professor of Finance at ESCP Europe. He holds a Doctorate from the University of Grenoble II and a post-doctoral degree (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) from the University of Paris IX Dauphine. His field of specialisation is Corporate Finance, International Finance, Financial Engineering and Corporate Governance.
Professor Bancel has published a number of books (Le coût du capital : théories, mesures et pratiques, Revue Banque, 2014 - Flexibilité et choix des investissements, Economica, 2002 - La gouvernance des entreprises, Economica, 1997, etc.) and articles in academic journals such as Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Financial Management,European Financial Management, Revue d’Economie Financière, Revue d’Economie Industrielle, etc.
Franck Bancel managed the ESCP Europe Specialized Master in Finance in Paris and the parallel programme at our sister school, ESA, in Beirut. He was Associate Dean for research from 2002 to 2006, Director of the ESCP Europe Ph.D. programme on the Paris Campus from 2003 to 2006 and Director of the Labex Réfi from 2011 to 2013. He is now the academic Director of the BNPP/ESCP Europe chair on “Financial innovations and transformations”.
Professor Bancel is also a consultant for banks and companies. He was Vice President for Corporate Finance with BNP Paribas and has been involved in several M&amp - A deals.

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  • Finance

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