This publication links information asymmetries and
decision processes of financial investors through quantitative models. The aim
is to analyze empirical observations and synthesize outputs in order to add new
academic insights with practical pertinence. Multivariate scoring models and statistical analyses
investigate situations on the market level that enables corporations to lower
their capital costs if specific conditions are met. Scenario techniques and
further econometrical models are applied to research the microeconomic level.
Philipp Kissing graduated from the Universities of
Mannheim and Münster with a major in quantitative finance. In parallel to his
professional activities at the investment management of a German insurance
company, he was engaged in a research group in Paris and attained his PhD.