Panos Andrikopoulos

Dr. Panagiotis Andrikopoulos is currently the Associate Head for Research for the School of Economics, Finance and Accounting and a member of the Faculty Research Committee. He has a BA in Accounting, MSc with Distinction in Financial Decision Analysis and a PhD in Finance from the University of Portsmouth. Prior to joining the University of Coventry, Panagiotis was a Reader in Finance at Leicester Business School (De Montfort University) where he was the founder of the Financial Markets and Investment Behaviour Research Group (FIMINBERG) and the course director of the MSc in Finance and Investment (2012-2014) and BSc in Finance (2009-2012). During the period 2012-2015, Panagiotis has been an Extraordinary (Adjunct) Associate Professor in Finance for the School of Accounting Sciences at North-West University of South Africa and currently is a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) and various academic associations such as the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) and the European Finance Association (EFA).  Alongside these activities, Panagiotis also serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Accounting Research and an editorial board member for the Review of Behavioural Finance and the International Journal of Financial Studies.  He was the 2009 CDAF Alumni prize winner for his research on the link between seasoned equity offerings, operating performance and managerial overconfidence published in the Journal of Economics and Business. Panagiotis’ other research work has been published in academic journals of international standing, such as the Accounting ForumJournal of Business Finance & Accounting, European Journal of Finance, etc.

Over the years, Panagiotis has been (and still is) a frequent reviewer for numerous international academic journals and funding institutions, such as Quantitative Finance, the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research, International Review of Financial Analysis, The Leverhulme Trust, The British Academy, etc. and he has also been a regular contributor to a wide range of international conferences and research symposia with over 45+ presentations in national/international conferences, invited guest lectures and research seminars across the UK and abroad.

Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

SEOs and Long-Term Performance: Evidence from the UK Equities Market

  • This research project investigates, using UK stock market data, the famous “equity issuance puzzle” and the reasons why stock market prices tend to underperform after an equity issuance event. The main finding of the project suggests the presence of managerial hubris which allows the exploitation of investors’ overconfidence regarding companies’ future potential.
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