Pierre is a respected authority on credit and fixed-income markets and international finance, and John brings extensive industry experience working with structured securities products and investment management
San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) January 15, 2015
Cornerstone Research, a leading provider of economic and financial consulting and expert testimony, announced today that two authorities in finance and securities have affiliated with the firm: Professor Pierre Collin-Dufresne of the Swiss Finance Institute, and finance consultant John H. Dolan.
“Pierre is a respected authority on credit and fixed-income markets and international finance, and John brings extensive industry experience working with structured securities products and investment management,” said Cornerstone Research President and CEO Michael E. Burton. “Their work with Cornerstone Research’s clients has been outstanding and demonstrates our commitment to maintain the foremost network of experts in specialized areas of finance.”
Pierre Collin-Dufresne is a professor of finance at the Swiss Finance Institute at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. His research interests include credit risk, fixed-income securities, asset allocation, and securitization. Professor Collin-Dufresne was previously a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has served on the advisory research boards of Moody’s, Inquire Europe, Kepos Capital, and Lombard Odier Asset Management. He was also a senior portfolio manager responsible for fixed-income and credit strategies at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Professor Collin-Dufresne is a coeditor of Finance and Stochastics and an associate editor of several other leading academic publications. His research has been published in numerous refereed journals, including Econometrica, the Journal of Finance, and the Review of Financial Studies.
John H. Dolan provides expert testimony in litigation on structured securities products, including mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and collateralized debt obligations. He has more than 30 years of experience in trading, structuring, investing in, and valuing structured securities products. Mr. Dolan also testifies on many aspects of portfolio management and investment decisions. He has held executive and senior-level positions at large portfolio managers and investment banks, including chief investment officer of Hyperion Capital Management (now part of Brookfield Investment Management), managing director at Bankers Trust Global Investment Management, managing director at Salomon Brothers, and vice president and head of the MBS trading desk at Citibank. Mr. Dolan has appeared on CNBC and testified before a congressional committee during the thrift crisis. In addition to his business experience, Mr. Dolan has taught courses on real estate and the residential mortgage loan and securities markets.
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