Alminas Zaldokas教授

Prof. Alminas Zaldokas


Areas of Expertise:

Corporate Finance


Consulting and Executive Education Experience with Companies / Organizations:

Professor Žaldokas has had extensive consulting experience in the Baltic countries prior to starting his academic career. In his most recent role, Professor Žaldokas worked as an investment banking consultant in a M&A advisory boutique Prime Investment based in Lithuania. Over his practice, he engaged in a number of corporate finance assignments in Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, facilitating cross-border transactions and attracting international investment to local family firms.


Other Industry Experience:

Professor Žaldokas currently serves as a pro bono advisor for Lithuanian Competition Authority. He also sits on the board of directors of European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.


Relevant Teaching Experience with Universities:

HKUST-NYU MSc in Global Finance

University of Texas in Austin McCombs School of Business MBA and Evening MBA


Research and Publications:

Professor Žaldokas’s research papers have been published in the leading academic journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Accounting Research, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of International Economics, and Journal of Financial Intermediation.


His research focuses on the interaction between firm decisions in the financial and in the product markets. In particular, he studies corporate finance decisions that relate to the firm investment in innovation and the formation of collusive arrangements between firms. His work on international antitrust laws and M&A transactions was awarded Jerry S. Cohen Award for Antitrust Scholarship for the best antitrust work in 2019.


Professor Žaldokas’s research has contributed to the policy evaluation and has been recognized by the practitioners. Professor Žaldokas has presented his research work in the conferences organized by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Brookings Institution, and it has been summarized in the policy brief by CATO Institute. His recent work has been recently covered by the international media such as Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, and has been invited for the presentations for the global clients of UBS bank and the research team of Arrowstreet Capital, a Boston-based hedge fund.