PhD defence: Nicola Giommetti

In order to obtain the PhD degree, Nicola Giommetti has submitted his thesis entitled: Essays on Private Equity

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 13:00 to 15:00

This thesis studies private equity funds from an investor’s perspective. Private equity funds are illiquid investments with unobservable market returns, and I investigate how to estimate their historical risk-adjusted performance based on cash flows, and how to optimally allocate capital between private equity funds and publicly traded assets.

Primary Supervisor:
Professor Steffen Andersen
Department of Finance
Copenhagen Business School

Secondary Supervisor:
Associate Professor Morten Sørensen
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Assessment Committee:
Associate Professor Linda Sandris Larsen (Chair)
Department of Finance
Copenhagen Business School

Professor Peter Løchte Jørgensen
Department of Economics and Business Economics
Aarhus University

Professor Niklas Wagner
Department of Business and Economics
University of Passau

The thesis will be available from

Organised by CBS PhD School
Date 9 February 2022
Time 13:00 - 15:00
Location The defence takes place via Zoom at the following link:

*Please note in connection with the online defence that the microphone and camera of all spectators must be turned off!


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