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Dr. Gereon Hillert

Dr. Gereon Hillert, M.Sc., MBR

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Saint Mary's University Halifax, MBA Visiting Student
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Universidad Viña del Mar, Exchange Student
Universität Bayreuth, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)


Selected teaching

  • Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation (B.Sc.)
  • Accounting for M&A Transactions (M.Sc.)
  • Empirical Research in Accounting (M.Sc.)
  • Projektkurs Valuation Issues in M&A Transactions (M.Sc.)
  • International Accounting

Research areas

  • The information content of M&A related communication and fundamental deal performance
  • Topic modeling in M&A disclosures
  • Machine learning and automated textual analysis (with python) in financial communication
  • Operating leverage and peer investment

Research areas

  • Sellhorn, Thorsten/Hillert, Gereon/Menacher, Julia (2019). Automatisierte Textanalyse für Bewertungszwecke und Portfolioentscheidungen, in: Digitalisierung und Unternehmensbewertung (Hrsg. Ballwieser, Wolfgang/Hachmeister, Dirk), Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel-Verlag, S. 119-148.