Matthias Buehlmaier, Ph.D.

Principal Lecturer in Finance

Deputy Program Director BBA(IBGM)

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K.K. Leung Building

Faculty of Business and Economics

The University of Hong Kong

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong

Office: +852 2219 4177

Fax: +852 2858 5614


Matthias Buehlmaier is a principal lecturer in finance and the deputy program director of the BBA(IBGM) program at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). His official HKU webpage can be found here.

He has been a visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge at Hughes Hall and Cambridge Judge Business School via the Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Fellowship.

He is a winner of several research and teaching awards. His interests include:

  • Asset pricing, market efficiency, and price discovery
  • Investment management and investment strategies with a focus on quantitative and data-driven approaches
  • Corporate finance, in particular mergers & acquisitions
  • Financial market stability, financial "bubbles" and crises
  • Text analytics and natural language processing (NLP), e.g. textual analysis of financial media, social media, or company filings
  • Data science with small and big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI) in finance
  • Fintech

Matthias Buehlmaier holds a Ph.D. in finance from Vienna Graduate School of Finance (WU Vienna), Austria, a M.S. in mathematics from Texas A&M University–College Station, USA, and a Vordiplom in applied mathematics from Ulm University, Germany.

He graduated with distinction from the Portfolio Management Program at the ISK Research Institute for Capital Markets, Austria, where he managed a successful stock portfolio.

In addition to his academic endeavors, he is excited about staying in contact with industry practitioners, regulators, and policy makers. Feel free to reach out if you would like to discuss topics related to his interests listed above.

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