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School of Business and Management

Dr Ni Peng

Ni

Lecturer in Finance

Email: n.peng@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44(0)20 7882 8413
Room Number: Room 4.19, Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus

Profile

Student drop-in and feedback hours

Tuesday 13:00-15:00 BUSM072 (Semester A)
Wednesday 12:00-14:00 BUS340 (Semester A)

Dr Ni Peng is a Lecturer in Finance at Queen Mary, University of London. She holds a PhD in accounting and finance, together with an MBA from the University of Manchester (Manchester Business School). Her research interests are mainly in the area of empirical corporate finance (with a particular focus on M&A, and other corporate restructurings), corporate social responsibility, and corporate governance. In particular, her recent research works explore the motives for mergers and acquisitions, the efficiency of antitrust intervention, and the impact of CSR reputation. Ni has over five years of industry experience at one of the largest Chinese financial conglomerates before starting academic career, and she is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

  

Teaching

BUS340: Financial Markets and Institutions

BUSM072: Financial Markets and Institutions

Research

Research Interests:

  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance

Publications

Journal Articles

Gao, N., Peng, N., Strong, N., 2017. What determines horizontal merger antitrust case selection? Journal of Corporate Finance (ABS: 4) 46, 51–76.

Refereed conference presentations

“Acquisitions and technology value revision” (with Xiangshang Cai, Amedeo De Cesari, and Ning Gao), presented at 2020 American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Conference (San Diego, January 2020), Paris December 2019 Finance Meeting (Paris, December 2019), and King’s Business School seminar (London, December 2019)

“Distributive Inefficiency in Horizontal Mergers: Evidence from Wealth Transfers between Merging Firms and Their Customers” (with Ning Gao and Yi Zhang), presented at 2018 World Finance & Banking Symposium (Taichung, December 2018), 2016 FMA Annual Meeting (Las Vegas, October 2016), 2016 EFMA Annual Conference (Basel, June 2016), and Paris December 2015 Finance Meeting (Paris, December 2015)

“Product Similarity and the Motives for Related Mergers” (with Ning Gao and Norman Strong), presented at 2018 FMA Annual Conference (San Diego, October 2018), 2018 EFMA Annual Conference (Milan, June 2018), 2017 FMA European Conference (Lisbon, June 2017), and Behavioural Finance Working Group Conference 2017 (London, June 2017)

“What Determines Horizontal Merger Antitrust Case Selection?” (with Ning Gao and Norman Strong), presented at 2017 FMA Annual Meeting (Boston, October 2017), 2017 EFMA Annual Conference (Athens, June 2017), and 9th Annual London Business Research Conference (London, August 2014)

“Stock Market Reactions to Corporate Water Actions and the Reputational Effects of CSR” (with Rafia Afrin and Frances Bowen), presented at 2019 Academy of Management Annual Conference (Boston, 2019, Best Papers Award Runner-up), and 2019 Behavioural Finance Working Group Conference (London, June 2019)

“An Attributional Model of CSR: Explaining Market Reactions to Corporate Water Actions in Different Stakeholder Domains” (with Rafia Afrin and Frances Bowen), presented at 2020 Academy of Management Annual Conference (Virtual conference, 2020), and accepted by 2020 Behavioural Finance Working Group Conference

Supervision

Current Doctoral Students
First supervisor: Rafia Afrin, Xianmin Liu

Second supervisor: Huai Qin