Mathieu Luypaert


Mathieu Luypaert is Associate Professor of Corporate Finance and Programme Director of the Masters of General Management at Vlerick Business School. Mathieu Luypaert obtained the title of Doctor in Applied Economics from the Faculty of Business and Economics of KU Leuven in 2009. He wrote his doctoral dissertation on value creation in European mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Afterwards, he has been further specialising into the topic of M&As. More specifically, he has been studying M&A motives, the underlying financing decisions, the impact of industry structures, stock price effects and long-term synergy realisation following M&As. His work has been presented at several international conferences and has been published in leading academic journals, like Journal of Business Research and Applied Economics. He teaches corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions in several Masters, MBA and executive programmes at Vlerick as well as other international institutions (EHSAL in Dubai, WIT in Ireland and Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon). He has also stayed as a Visiting Professor at Insead Business School.


Expert in
Corporate Finance
Mergers and acquisitions
Capital Budgeting
Accounting & Finance
Financial Statement Analysis
Financial Planning