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Professor Kevin Amess

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BSc (Hons) (Swansea), MSc (York), PhD (Nottingham), SFHEA (Higher Education Academy, UK)
Professor of Managerial Economics

Department: Industrial Economics
Centres/Institutes: CMBOR, GCBFI
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8467757
Location: C37 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Kevin joined Nottingham University Business School in 2005 and has been a Professor since 2022.

He is a Director of the Centre for Private Equity and Management Buyout Research. His research is mainly concerned with private equity and leveraged buyouts. His research has contributed to greater understanding of the impact of private equity acquisitions and leveraged buyouts on employees, innovation, and firm performance through publication in a range of economics and management journals. He has reported on and advised governmental agencies and policy officials at the UK Treasury, Financial Services Authority, the US Government Accountability Office and the OECD.

He is currently Co-Editor of the International Journal of the Economics of Business.

Areas of Expertise
Private equity; leveraged buyout


The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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Corporate Restructuring and Governance

Kevin is module convenor of the following module(s):


Corporate Restructuring and Governance (BUSI3028)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Leveraged Buyouts and private equity; corporate governance and restructuring.

Kevin is currently supervising the following Research Students:

Changjian Wu
Hend Abdulhadi S Attuwaijri
Hurvashee Persand-Gujadhur Gya
Kai Yao
Sahattaya Achtzehn
School Administrative Roles
Department Head (Industrial Economics)
CMBOR - Director of the Centre for Private Equity and MBO Research

School and University Committee Memberships
Research & Knowledge Exchange Committee (Formerly RD) 2022
School Executive 2023


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