Aazam Virani

Assistant Professor of Finance


Ph.D. in Finance, University of Toronto, 2014

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Law and Finance
  • Investor Activism
  • Mergers & Acquisitions


FIN 360 Quantitative Financial Management - Fall/Spring
FIN 391 Preceptorship - Fall/Spring

Working Papers

"Collective Action and Governance Activism", with Craig Doidge, Alexander Dyck and Hamed Mahmudi, Revise and Resubmit, Review of Finance

"When a Buyer Gets Cold Feet: What is the Value of a Bidder Termination Provision in a Takeover?", with Zhiyao Chen, Hamed Mahmudi and Xiaofei Zhao, Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

"The Value Implications of Mandatory Clawback Provisions", with Tor-Erik Bakke and Hamed Mahmudi

"Quasi-Insider Shareholder Activism: Corporate Governance at the Periphery of Control", with Jonathan Cohn and Mitch Towner