Department of Finance

Antti Suhonen

Professor of Practice in Finance
Antti Suhonen, photo by Lasse Lecklin

Room: School of Business building, 3rd floor
Office hour: By appointment

Email: [email protected]


Aalto University School of Business
Professor of Practice in Finance 1/2014 –

Garantia Insurance Company Limited
Member of the Board of Directors 3/2015 –

MJ Hudson
Senior Adviser 6/2014-

Barclays Capital, London
Managing Director, Equity and Funds Structured Markets 11/2009 – 2/2013
Managing Director, Fund-Linked Derivatives 1/2004 – 11/2009
Director, European Solution Sales 4/1998 – 12/2003

Bankers Trust International, London
Senior Associate, Derivatives Sales 9/1997 – 4/1998

Union Bank of Finland (now Nordea Bank), Helsinki and London
Senior Dealer, Derivatives 7/1993 – 6/1997

Research Interests

Alternative investments, credit markets, financial institutions and intermediation

Selected Journal Articles

"Direct Lending Returns". Financial Analysts Journal, 2023.

"Here in the Real World: The Performance of Alternative Beta". Journal of Systematic Investing 1(1), 73-110, 2021. With Matthias Lennkh.

"Quantifying Backtest Overfitting in Alternative Beta Strategies". Journal of Portfolio Management 43(2), 90-104, 2017. With Matthias Lennkh and Fabrice Perez.

Working Papers and Other Publications

"A Framework for Risk Premia Investing: Anywhere to Hide?" with Kari Vatanen. Working paper (2019)

“A Framework for Risk Premia Investing” with Kari Vatanen. Working paper (2017)

“The MJ Hudson Allenbridge Systematic Factor Market Review” with Brendan Campbell. MJ Hudson Allenbridge (2017)

“The Current Landscape: Markets and Players, Competitors and Complementarities” in Esa Jokivuolle (ed.) SUERF Conference Proceedings – Shadow Banking: Financial Intermediation beyond Banks (2017)

“Premia in Alternative Credit – Drivers, Permanency and Risks” JP Morgan Asset Management (2015)

“Beyond Fundamental Indexing,” with Benedicte Rabier. Allenbridge Investment Solutions, LLP. Quantitative Investment Strategy Survey (2014)


Fixed income, lectures

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