Prof.dr. Luc Renneboog

Prof.dr. Luc Renneboog

Full Professor
Expert areas: Context (Arts and Culture, Economics, Law), Finance (Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Management, Investments)


Luc Renneboog is Professor of Corporate Finance at Tilburg University, and a research fellow at the CentER for Economic Research and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI, Brussels). He held appointments at the University of Leuven and Oxford University, and visiting appointments at London Business School, European University Institute (Florence), HEC (Paris), Venice University and CUNEF (Madrid).

He graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven with degrees in management engineering (MSc) and in philosophy (BA), from the University of Chicago with an MBA, and from the London Business School with a PhD in financial economics.

He has published in the Journal of Finance, American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Strategic Management Review, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Law, Economics & Organization,Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, European Financial Management and others. He has co-authored and edited several books on corporate governance, dividend policy, and venture capital with Oxford University Press and Elsevier.


  • Renneboog, L., & Spaenjers, C. (2013). Buying Beauty: On Prices and Returns in the Art Market. Management Science 59 (1), 36-53.
  • Renneboog, L., Ter Horst, J., & Zhang, C. (2011). Is Ethical Money Financially Smart? Nonfinancial Attributes and Money Flows of Socially Responsible Investment Funds. Journal of Financial Intermediation, 20(4), 562-588.
  • Goetzmann, W., Renneboog, L., Zhang, C. (2011). Art and Money. American Economic Review 101 (3), 290-315.
  • Martynova, M. &  Renneboog, L. (2009). What Determines the Financing Decision in Corporate Takeovers: Cost of Capital, Agency Problems, or the Means of Payment?, Journal of Corporate Finance 15 (3), 290-315.
  • Martynova, M., & Renneboog, L. (2008). Spillover of Corporate Governance Standards in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. Journal of Corporate Finance,14, 200-223.