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Brahim Saadouni is a Professor of Accounting & Finance at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS), the University of Manchester. Prior to joining the AMBS, Brahim worked at the School of Management, the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST: 2000 - 2004) and the University of Hull (1991 - 1999) where he held the position of the Head of the School of Accounting, Business & Finance, and Director of the Centre for International Capital Markets Research.

Professor Saadouni has extensive teaching experience both in the UK and overseas. He has delivered courses and workshops in the Middle East and North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) and Asia (Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore). He has also given workshops to practitioners in the UK, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Indonesia. Brahim has held visitng Associate Professorship at the School of Management, Boston University (USA), and also held a Visiting Researh Fellowship at Perth Business School (Australia). More recently (2016-2017), Professor Saadouni was Visiting Fellow at the School of Banking & Finance, the University of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia).


Research interests

 Professor Saadouni's ongoing research is focusing on: the role anchor (cornerstone, strategic and sovereign wealth funds) investors play in the primary market; underwriters' compensation; stabilisation of the shares of initial public offering (IPO) firms; clawback provisions and the pricing and the allocation of the shares of the IPO firms; the accuracy of the earnings forecasts disclosed in the propspectuses of the IPO firms; international comparison of the accuracy of the earnings forecasts disclosed in IPO prospectuses; the performance of Islamic funds; Islamic indices revisions and Islamic (Sukuk) vs. conventional bonds.

Professor Saadouni's pubications have appeared in the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Accounting & Business Research, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, the International Journal of Accounting, the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Review of Quantitative Finance & Accounting, International Review of Financial Analysis, Applied Financial Economics, Advances in Pacific Basin Financial Markets, Asian Accounting Review and the Journal of Multinational Financial Management.


Further information

Professor Saadouni is currently involved in the teaching of Foundations of Finance (undergraduate), Corporate Finance (MBA) and International Financial Management (MSc).

External positions

Visiting Fellow, School of Banking and Finance, The University of New South Wales

3 Sept 201631 Aug 2017


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