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Anastasia Richmond


Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Finance, Bayes (formerly Cass) Business School,

City, University of London


Ph.D in Finance, Warwick Business School
Msc Mathematical Finance, Queen Mary, University of London

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I am a Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Finance at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), City, University of London.

Previously, I held the role of Senior Credit Analyst for several major international banks.

My research interests include:

  • Corporate Finance (theoretical & empirical),

  • Real Effects of Credit Default Swaps,

  • Financial Contracting,

  • Labor economics.

Working Paper

Do Financial Market Developments Benefit Employees? Evidence from the Derivatives Markets

with Dragon Tang (HKU Business School, University of Hong Kong), Sarah Wang (Warwick Business School)

Working Paper

Are Covenants and CDS Substitutes? Theory and Empirical Evidence

with Andrea Gamba (Warwick Business School) and Andras Danis (Central European University)

Working Paper

Contractual and Market Commitment Tools

with Andrea Gamba (Warwick Business School)

SMM 586
Corporate Finance (MSc)

This module provides an in depth analysis of the theory and international practice of capital structure decisions, valuation and an introduction to mergers and acquisitions.

MBM107 Advanced
Corporate Finance(MBA)

The course aims to equip students with the skill sets they need in order to recognize financial and strategy related situations they may come across in their professional lives as advisors or managers.

It focuses on some strategic decisions made by healthy and distressed companies, particularly: capital structure, dividend policy, corporate restructuring,

and bankruptcy.

Awards and Grants
2020 to 2021

The British Academy / Leverhulme Research Grant

2015 to 2019

Chancellor's PhD International Scholarship, University of Warwick, UK

2013 to 2014

Academic excellence bursary, Queen Mary University of London, UK

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