Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconiconNameThomas MoellerImageThomas MoellerFirstnameThomasLastnameMoellerOffice Phone817-257-7457
Emailt.moeller@tcu.edu
Websitehttp://www.thomasmoeller.net
Vitae
Position:Associate Professor, FinanceDepartment:Finance DepartmentOffice:TOCA 213Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2002
  • MBA, University of Kentucky, 1996
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Work Experience
  • The Brattle Group, Associate (2002-2003)
  • The Gillette Company, Budget Analyst (1997)
Courses Taught
  • FINA 30153 Financial Management (UG)
  • FINA 40153 Advanced Financial Management (UG)
  • FINA 40183, 40193 Educational Investment Fund (UG)
  • FINA 60013 Management of Financial Resources (MBA)
  • FINA 70183, 70193 Educational Investment Fund (MBA)
  • FINA 70513 Security Analysis (MBA)
  • FINA 70543 Advanced Financial Management (MBA)
  • FINA 75543 Advanced Financial Management (EMBA)
Key Publications
  • Target signaling with material adverse change clauses in merger agreements, with Antonio J. Macias, 2016. Journal of Empirical Finance 39, 69-92
  • Target financial independence and takeover pricing, with Jan Jindra, 2015. Journal of Financial Research 38, 379-413
  • The underpricing of private targets, with John W. Cooney and Mike Stegemoller, 2009, Journal of Financial Economics 93, 51-66
  • Lets make a deal! How shareholder control impacts merger payoffs, 2005, Journal of Financial Economics 76, 167-190
  • Survival and default of original-issue high-yield bonds, with Carlos A. Molina, 2003, Financial Management 32, 83-107
Awards / Recognition
  • Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper, 2000, Southern Finance Association Meeting
  • University of Texas fellowships: 1997, 2000, and 2001
  • Fulbright Scholarship, 1995 1996
International Experience
  • Taught Corporate Finance in Executive MBA program at International University Bremen, Germany (2005)
  • Served in the German Air Force (1990-1991)
  • Presented research at conferences in Europe and Asia
Consulting
  • Litigation consulting work while at The Brattle Group
  • Internship at Horvath & Partner Consulting, Germany (1996)
Hobbies / Interests
  • traveling
  • politics
  • good food
  • sports
  • books
  • movies