F.C. Manning Faculty
and Staff

Igor Semenenko
Area: Finance
  (902) 585-1294
  • MBA (UNC at Chapel Hill)
  • PhD (Alberta)
  • CFA
Research Interests
Initial Public Offerings, Mergers and Acquisitions, Empirical Market Microstructure

Dr. Igor Semenenko joined F.C. Manning School of Business in 2009 upon completion of Ph.D. program at the University of Alberta. He earned his masters degree in business administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003. He also holds two bachelor degrees in political sciences and business from two top local schools in Moscow.

His areas of expertise are corporate finance and market microstructure. His research primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, information asymmetry and insider trading in major corporate finance events.

He has presented his research papers at the Northern Finance Association (NFA) and Financial Management Association (FMA) meetings. His paper on insider trading in tender offers was ranked in the top 10 percent in microstructure category at the FMA 2009 annual meeting.

His work experience spans several fields, including trading, securities analysis and business journalism. His experience as a trader includes equities, fixed-income instruments, options and foreign exchange products.