Christoph Kaserer is co-director of the Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS) and Full Professor of Finance at Technische Universität München (TUM). From 2005 to 2010 he acted also as the Dean of the TUM School of Management. His area of expertise is corporate finance, project and infrastructure finance, financial markets, private equity, and asset management.
Kaserer published his research in leading international academic journals. He is among the top 150 worldwide downloaded authors on the Social Science Research Network (ssrn.com). In 2005 he was awarded with the “Innovationspreis der Stiftung Industrieforschung” (together with his colleague Ann-Kristin Achleitner) for the development of the German Entrepreneurial Index GEX© in a joint project with Deutsche Börse AG. He is also active as an expert for private companies and public institutions. Recently, he acted as an expert to the German Government in the context of private equity and venture capital regulation. Since 2008 he is the Chairman of the Governing Body of the Private Equity Research Exchange Platform (PEREP) established by the EVCA.