Department of Accounting

  • Centre for Owner-Managed Businesses

Room: SOL/C4.13
Thomas Plenborg

I serve as professor at Department of Accounting. My research interests include financial statement analysis, credit analysis, incentive contracts, firm valuation and financial reporting. I work with different research designs and methodologies and appreciate research projects made with the industry. In addition to research I care about teaching and have received various teaching awards.

Primary research areas
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Firm valuation
  • Financial reporting
  • Credit analysis
  • Incentive contracts
Curriculum Vitae
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Selected publications
  • Jens Overgaard Knudsen; Simon Kold; Thomas Plenborg. "Stick to the Fundamentals and Discover Your Peers"
    I: Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 73, Nr. 3, 2017, p. 85-105
  • Christian Vriborg Petersen; Thomas Plenborg; Finn Kinserdal. "Financial Statement Analysis : Valuation - Credit Analysis - Performance Evaluation".
    Bergen : Fagbokforlaget 2017, 683 pages.
  • Christian Petersen and Thomas Plenborg. “How do firms implement impairment tests?” ABACUS, December 2010
  • Jesper Banghøj and Thomas Plenborg. “The Value relevance of voluntary disclosure in the annual report”, Accounting and Finance, Vol. 48, no. 2, 2008
  • Gorm Gabrielsen, Jeffrey Gramlich and Thomas Plenborg. ”Managerial ownership, external ownership and the information content of earnings in a non-US setting”, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting 2002
Publications List
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Jeppe Christoffersen; Sarah Wassermann Hansen; Jacob Christian Kjeldsmark; Thomas Plenborg / Analytikeres langsigtede budgetadfærd
In: Finans/Invest, No. 5, 10.2021, p. 21-27
Journal article > peer review
Jeppe Christoffersen; Thomas Plenborg / Investeringsbeslutninger i danske SMV'er : Erfaringer fra 3200 virksomheder.
Frederiksberg : Center for Ejerledede Virksomheder. Copenhagen Business School 2021, 30 p.
Nigel J. Barradale; Thomas Plenborg; Simone Stæhr / Investor Feedback : Impact on Analyst Biases and Investor Critical Evaluation.
In: Accounting and Finance, 6.6.2021
Journal article > peer review
Thomas Riise Johansen; Carsten Allerslev Olsen; Thomas Plenborg / European Financial Reporting Enforcement : Analysis of Practices and Indices.
In: Financial Reporting, No. 1, 6.2020, p. 83-123
Journal article > peer review
Thomas Riise Johansen; Thomas Plenborg / Company Responses to Demands for Annual Report Changes
In: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 31, No. 6, 2018, p. 1593-1617
Journal article > peer review
Ole Andersen; Vagn Sørensen; Thomas Plenborg / Den løbende rapportering til bestyrelsen om virksomhedens værdiskabelse
In: Finans/Invest, No. 5, 10.2018, p. 25-31
Journal article > peer review
Morten Jensen; Jeppe Christoffersen; Thomas Plenborg / Earnings Management in Manager-owned Firms : Are Lenders Fooled?.
Paper presented at Nordic Accounting Conference 2018, 2018
Jens Overgaard Knudsen; Simon Vesterby Kold; Thomas Plenborg / Multipelværdiansættelse : Valg af sammenlignelige virksomheder baseret på fundamentale value drivers.
In: Finans/Invest, No. 2, 2018, p. 12-18
Journal article > peer review
Thomas Riise Johansen; Carsten Allerslev Olsen; Thomas Plenborg / Survey of European Financial Reporting Enforcement
Paper presented at The Sixth International Conference of the Journal of International Accounting Research. JIAR 2018, 2018
Paper > peer review
Christian Vriborg Petersen; Thomas Plenborg; Finn Kinserdal / Financial Statement Analysis : Valuation - Credit Analysis - Performance Evaluation.
Bergen : Fagbokforlaget 2017, 683 p.
Book > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities

CBS Executive; Teaching; 2018 – ongoing
Everyday Luxury Feeling A/S (Rosemunde), Copenhagen;  Chairman of Board of Directors; 2018 – ongoing
Cowi Holding A/S;  Member of Board of Directors; 2018 – ongoing
DSV A/S; Chairman of Board of Directors; 2020 – ongoing
Saxo Bank A/S; Member of Board of Directors; - 2018
DSV A/S; Vice chairman of Board of Directors; - 2020
Jyske Bank; - 2020