"Taking chances on average over time, if you're smart about it pays off and pays a dividend." - Mike McDonald
Dr. Michael McDonald is a professional financial economist with a PhD in finance, and a significant background working in finance including a decade on Wall Street and in various corporate finance roles. His consulting clients have included Fortune 500 firms, banks, hedge funds, asset managers, and government agencies.
Michael prides himself on being adept at identifying areas of financial challenges or opportunity for firms and then capitalizing on them. Michael excels in explaining and applying sophisticated topics in corporate finance and business intelligence in a way that is comprehensive yet understandable to finance and non-finance professionals alike
He specializes in working on analysis and decisions related to big data, business intelligence, financial forecasting, pricing and operational effectiveness.
Michael has authored extensive research studies on investments, corporate debt, rates of return to investors under various scenarios, and valuation of tangible and intangible assets. His work has appeared in the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Behavioral Finance, the Journal of Business and Behavioral Studies, the Journal of Fixed Income, Studies in Economics and Finance, and the Pacific Basin Journal of Finance among other professional journals. He has also authored numerous case studies on situations in corporate bankruptcies, spin-offs, restructurings, mergers, and other significant business events.
Michael’s work has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, Marketwatch, Bloomberg, Reuters, and other news organizations.
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