Sami Torstila

Professori (Associate professor)
Professori (Associate professor)
E707 Dept. Finance

Professor Torstila’s research interests are related to finance, politics, and law, as well as empirical corporate finance and investment banking. His research includes work on the effect of political views on investor behavior, structures used in government privatization programs, collusion in IPO underwriting fees, mergers and acquisitions following cross-listings, and EU competition law. His research has been published in three out of the four top-ranking academic journals in Finance: Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, as well as in top journals in other fields such as European Law Review, Journal of International Business, and Management Science.

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Osaamisalueet

Finance, Rahoitus, Corporate Finance, Mergers and acquisitions, Yritysrahoitus, Yrityskaupat, Legal issues in Finance, Rahoitusjuridiikka

Palkinnot

McKinsey Finance Teacher of the Year 2021

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Finance Jan 2021

Award for best Finance master’s thesis of 1995-1996 in Finland

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Finance Jan 1996

Award for best doctoral dissertation of the year at the Helsinki School of Economics, 2000-01 academic year

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Finance Jan 2001

Award for best Finance doctoral dissertation 2000-2002 in Finland

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Finance Jan 2002

Award for best Community of European Management Schools (CEMS) course in 2009 at Aalto University School of Business, CEMS evaluation 4.8/5.0

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Finance Jan 2009

Julkaisut

Prolonged Private Equity Holding Periods

Juha Joenväärä, Juho Mäkiaho, Sami Torstila 2022 Journal of Alternative Investments

Irrevocable Commitments and Tender Offer Outcomes

Tomi Fyrqvist, Elias Rantapuska, Sami Torstila 2021 Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

Business Outlook and Financing Alternatives of Finnish Entrepreneurs During the COVID-19 Crisis

Mikael Paaso, Vesa Pursiainen, Sami Torstila 2021 Nordic Journal of Business

Stock ownership and political behavior

Markku Kaustia, Samuli Knüpfer, Sami Torstila 2016 Management Science

Stock ownership and political behavior

Markku Kaustia, Samuli Knüpfer, Sami Torstila 2016 Management Science

Is there a future for an efficiency defence in European Union merger control?

Petri Kuoppamäki, Sami Torstila 2016 EUROPEAN LAW REVIEW

Stock ownership and political behavior: Evidence from demutualizations

Markku Kaustia, Samuli Knüpfer, Sami Torstila 2012 4th Annual Florida State University Sun Trust Beach Conference, Dandestin, US, April 12-14, 2012

Cross-border relocations of headquarters in Europe

Tomi Laamanen, Tatu Simula, Sami Torstila 2012 Journal of International Business Studies

Stock market aversion? Political preferences and stock market participation

Markku Kaustia, Sami Torstila 2011 Journal of Financial Economics

Do retail incentives work in privatizations?

Matti Keloharju, Samuli Knüpfer, Sami Torstila 2008 Review of Financial Studies