Ludovic Phalippou

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Ludovic Phalippou is Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and works as an advisor to Blackrock Investment Institute, acting as Global Head of Private Market Research. He authored the best-selling book Private Equity Laid Bare in 2017 and was named as one of “The 40 Most Outstanding Business School Profs Under 40 In The World” by the business education website Poets & Quants in 2014.

Ludovic specializes in the areas of private equity that are of interest to investors in that asset class, such as fee tracking, interest alignment, and return benchmarking. He has strong links with the industry, routinely speaks at practitioner conferences, and appears in the media internationally. Ludovic’s research papers have been widely cited in academia, in the press, and in regulatory circles. 

Ludovic Phalippou achieved a degree in Economics from Toulouse School of Economics, a Master in Economics and a Master in Mathematical Finance both from the University of Southern California, and a PhD in Finance from INSEAD. Ludovic has two main hobbies: tasting great wines, and racing road bikes.