Dr Abongeh Tunyi
BSc, MFin, PhD
Lecturer in Finance
+44 114 222 0989
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Sheffield University Management School
Abongeh Tunyi holds a BSc in Accounting (University of Buea), Master of Finance (MFin) with distinction (University of Glasgow), a PhD in Finance & Accounting (University of Glasgow) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (Liverpool Hope university).
He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Prior to Joining the Management School, Tunyi was a Lecturer in Accounting & Finance at Liverpool Hope University.
- Research interests
- Corporate finance
- capital markets
- mergers & acquisitions (M&A)
- corporate governance
- investment analysis and strategies
- corporate finance
- market-based accounting in emerging economies
- Internal capabilities, national governance and performance in African firms. Research in International Business and Finance, 50, 18-37. View this article in WRRO
- Firm size, market conditions and takeover likelihood. Review of Accounting and Finance. View this article in WRRO
- Intangible investments and voluntary delisting: Mass exodus of Chinese firms from US stock exchanges. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 27(2), 224-243. View this article in WRRO
- Decoupling management inefficiency: Myopia, hyperopia and takeover likelihood. International Review of Financial Analysis, 62, 1-20. View this article in WRRO
- Trustee board diversity, governance mechanisms, capital structure and performance in UK charities. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society. View this article in WRRO
- Location Advantages, Governance Quality, Stock Market Development and Firm Characteristics as Antecedents of African M&As. Journal of International Management, 22(2), 147-167. View this article in WRRO
- Abnormal Returns from Takeover Prediction Modelling: Challenges and Suggested Investment Strategies. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 43, 66-97. View this article in WRRO
- View this article in WRRO The value of discretion in Africa: Evidence from acquired intangible assets under IFRS 3. International Journal of Accounting.
- IFRS adoption and firm value: African evidence. Accounting Forum.
- Research group
Tunyi welcomes PhD applications in all areas of his research interests.
He is particularly interested in supervising projects in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance & market-based accounting in emerging economies
- Teaching activities
Tunyi has previously taught modules in Corporate Finance, International Finance, Quantitative Methods, Management Accounting and Financial Management.
He is currently the module leader for Issues in Finance (MGT6091). This module explores contemporary research and practice in advanced corporate finance and modern investment management.
The module covers areas such as asset pricing, portfolio management, empirical methods (particularly, event prediction) in finance, behavioral finance, mergers & acquisitions, value relevance of CSR and CG strategies, and firm financing decisions.