Mathieu Luypaert

Associate Professor of Corporate Finance

Explaining how insights into financial figures and decisions can lead to value creation.

Mathieu Luypaert’s field is corporate finance – and he specialises in mergers and acquisitions. More specifically, he studies M&A motives, underlying financial decisions, the impact of industry structures, information asymmetry, stock price effects and long-term synergy realisation following an M&A. He has presented his work at several international conferences and his research has been published in leading academic journals.

At Vlerick, Mathieu teaches corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions on several Masters, MBA and executive programmes – as well as heading our Centre for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts. He also has international experience, teaching at institutions in China, Dubai, Ireland and France.

 Who am I?

  • Associate Professor, Partner and Director of the Centre for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts at Vlerick Business School
  • Doctor in Applied Economics at KU Leuven
  • Member of the Investment Committee Corporate Loans at PMV
  • Board member at

My expertise

  • M&A
  • Corporate finance
  • Capital budgeting
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Financial planning

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Mathieu Luypaert

Mathieu Luypaert

Professor Corporate Finance