Christoph Kaserer is a full professor of finance at Technische Universität München (TUM). His area of expertise is corporate finance, banking, and asset management. Christoph published his research in leading international academic journals. Christoph is a member of the group of economic advisors to the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) and also active as an expert for the German Government as well as for public and private institutions. He is an Associate of the London/Oxford-based economic consulting firm OXERA. Together with Deutsche Börse he developed the German Entrepreneurial Index (GEX©) as well as the DAXplus© Family Index. He is also an official court surveyor in financial market issues and is repeatedly invited to parliamentary hearings as an expert witness. Before joining TUM, he was appointed as Full Professor of Financial Management and Accounting at Université de Fribourg, Switzerland, in 1999. From 2005 to 2010 he was the Dean of TUM School of Management. According to recently published university rankings TUM School of Management is the top management school in Germany.