Dr Evangelos Vagenas-Nanos

  • Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (Accounting & Finance)

Biography

Evangelos joined the department in 2010 as a lecturer in Finance. Previously, he was a teaching assistant in Finance at Durham Business School. Evangelos gained a BA in Economics from Aristotle University (Greece) while at Durham University he obtained an MSc in Finance and Investment as well as a PhD in Finance (2011). He also holds the Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Teaching and Learning in higher Education qualification. His main research areas of interest lie in Corporate Finance, especially within the sub-field of Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Structure as well as Behavioural Finance. Investigating these fields, Evangelos’ PhD thesis focuses on the impact of managerial and investor sentiment on bidders’ abnormal returns. Evangelos is also involved in the supervision of undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students.


Research interests

Evangelos is a member of the Finance research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Corporate Finance 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Behavioural Finance 
  • Capital Markets

Grants

Carnegie Trust Research Grant (2013) – Small Research Grant (£810) for research collaboration Award £810K.


Supervision

Current PhD students

Amna Nor Chaudhry
Topic: Social Connections and M&As
Co-supervisor: Alexandros Kontonikas

Azizah Abu Bakar
Topic: Behavioural Finance
Co-supervisor: Mr Antonios Siganos

John Brady
Topic: Mergers and Acquisitions and Liquidity
Co-supervisors: Mr Antonios Siganos and Dr Betty Wu

Dong Zhang
Topic: Mutual Funds
Co-supervisor: Dr Vasilios Sogiakas 

Zhiwei Hao
Topic: Merger Waves
Co-supervisors: Dr Mark Aleksanyan and Prof Patrick Verwijmeren

Ahmed Ameya Prapan
Topic: Overnight Returns
Co-supervisor: Dr Serafeim Tsoukas

Christiana Sintou
Topic: Financial Literacy
Co-supervisor: Dr Marina Eliza Spaliara


Teaching

Courses taught

Postgraduate:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (MSc)
  • Behavioural Finance (MSc)
  • Corporate Finance (LLM)

Undergraduate:

  • Research Thinking Thinking Research 

Previously taught

Postgraduate:

  • Finance and Accounting for Managers (MBA)
  • Investment Strategies (MSc)
  • Business Statistics (MSc)

Undergraduate:

  • Quantitative Methods for Finance

Additional information

Conferences

Does Investor Sentiment Influence Bidder Announcement Abnormal Returns?

1.  European Financial Management Association (EFMA), Rome, Italy, 2014

2.  World Finance Conference (WFC), Venice, Italy, 2014 

3.  Financial Management Association (FMA), Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 2014

‘Do Stock Acquirers Benefit by Exploiting Their Overvalued Equity?’

4.  Midwest Finance Association (MFA), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2014

5.  European Financial Management Association (EFMA), Barcelona, Spain, 2012 

6.  World Finance Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2012

‘Divergence of Sentiment and the Impact on the Stock Markets: Worldwide Evidence’

7.  International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF), Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014

8.  World Finance Conference (WFC), Limmasol, Cyprus, 2013

9.  British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), Glasgow, UK, 2013

‘The dragon vs. The eagle: A case of mergers’

10.  European Financial Management Symposium, Asian Financial Management, Beijing, China, 2011

‘Uncertainty triggers sentiment: Evidence from corporate takeovers’

11.  European Financial Management Association (EFMA), Braga, Portugal, 2011

12.  World Finance Conference (WFC), Rhodes, Greece, 2011

‘Managerial Overconfidence in High and Low Valuation Markets and Gains to Acquisitions’

13.  Financial Management Association (FMA) European Conference, Turin, Italy, 2009

14.  European Financial Management Association (EFMA), Milan, Italy, 2009

Refereeing (academic journals)

  • Journal of International Business Studies
  • Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research
  • European Journal of Finance
  • Journal of Strategy and Management

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2010
Number of items: 10.

2019

Guo, J. (M.), Li, X., Cisternas Seeger, N. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2019) Social connections, reference point and acquisition premium. British Accounting Review, 51(1), pp. 46-71. (doi:10.1016/j.bar.2018.07.001)

2018

Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2018) The benefits of overvaluation: evidence from mergers and acquisitions. Financial Management, (doi:10.1111/fima.12247) (Early Online Publication)

2017

Andrikopoulos, P. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2017) Special issue of the Review of Behavioral Finance guest editors’ introduction. Review of Behavioral Finance, 9(2), pp. 102-104. (doi:10.1108/rbf-05-2017-0043)

Siganos, A., Vagenas-Nanos, E. and Verwijmeren, P. (2017) Divergence of sentiment and stock market trading. Journal of Banking and Finance, 78, pp. 130-141. (doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2017.02.005)

Black, E. L., Guo, J., Hu, N. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2017) Uncertainty triggers overreaction: evidence from corporate takeovers. European Journal of Finance, 23(14), pp. 1362-1389. (doi:10.1080/1351847X.2016.1202296)

2016

Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2016) Mergers and acquisitions in frontier markets: a comparative analysis. In: Andrikopoulos, P., Gregoriou, G. N. and Kallinterakis, V. (eds.) Handbook of Frontier Markets: Evidence from Middle East, North Africa and International Comparative Studies. Elsevier, pp. 341-357. ISBN 9780128092002

2015

Danbolt, J., Siganos, A. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2015) Investor sentiment and bidder announcement abnormal returns. Journal of Corporate Finance, 33, pp. 164-179. (doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2015.06.003)

2014

Siganos, A., Vagenas-Nanos, E. and Verwijmeren, P. (2014) Facebook's daily sentiment and international stock markets. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 107(B), pp. 730-743. (doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2014.06.004)

Abu Bakar, A., Siganos, A. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2014) Does mood explain the Monday effect? Journal of Forecasting, 33(6), pp. 409-418. (doi:10.1002/for.2305)

2010

Croci, E., Petmezas, D. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2010) Managerial overconfidence in high and low valuation markets and gains to acquisitions. International Review of Financial Analysis, 19(5), pp. 368-378. (doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2010.06.003)

This list was generated on Wed Jun 19 17:34:48 2019 BST.
Number of items: 10.

Articles

Guo, J. (M.), Li, X., Cisternas Seeger, N. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2019) Social connections, reference point and acquisition premium. British Accounting Review, 51(1), pp. 46-71. (doi:10.1016/j.bar.2018.07.001)

Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2018) The benefits of overvaluation: evidence from mergers and acquisitions. Financial Management, (doi:10.1111/fima.12247) (Early Online Publication)

Andrikopoulos, P. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2017) Special issue of the Review of Behavioral Finance guest editors’ introduction. Review of Behavioral Finance, 9(2), pp. 102-104. (doi:10.1108/rbf-05-2017-0043)

Siganos, A., Vagenas-Nanos, E. and Verwijmeren, P. (2017) Divergence of sentiment and stock market trading. Journal of Banking and Finance, 78, pp. 130-141. (doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2017.02.005)

Black, E. L., Guo, J., Hu, N. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2017) Uncertainty triggers overreaction: evidence from corporate takeovers. European Journal of Finance, 23(14), pp. 1362-1389. (doi:10.1080/1351847X.2016.1202296)

Danbolt, J., Siganos, A. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2015) Investor sentiment and bidder announcement abnormal returns. Journal of Corporate Finance, 33, pp. 164-179. (doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2015.06.003)

Siganos, A., Vagenas-Nanos, E. and Verwijmeren, P. (2014) Facebook's daily sentiment and international stock markets. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 107(B), pp. 730-743. (doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2014.06.004)

Abu Bakar, A., Siganos, A. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2014) Does mood explain the Monday effect? Journal of Forecasting, 33(6), pp. 409-418. (doi:10.1002/for.2305)

Croci, E., Petmezas, D. and Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2010) Managerial overconfidence in high and low valuation markets and gains to acquisitions. International Review of Financial Analysis, 19(5), pp. 368-378. (doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2010.06.003)

Book Sections

Vagenas-Nanos, E. (2016) Mergers and acquisitions in frontier markets: a comparative analysis. In: Andrikopoulos, P., Gregoriou, G. N. and Kallinterakis, V. (eds.) Handbook of Frontier Markets: Evidence from Middle East, North Africa and International Comparative Studies. Elsevier, pp. 341-357. ISBN 9780128092002

This list was generated on Wed Jun 19 17:34:48 2019 BST.