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Kenneth C. Froewiss

Kenneth C. Froewiss

Joined Stern 1997

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 8-95
New York, NY 10012

E-mail kfroewis@stern.nyu.edu
Personal website

Biography

Kenneth C. Froewiss is a Clinical Professor of Finance at the New York University Stern School of Business, where he has taught since 1997. His areas of specialization are investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Apart from his teaching responsibilities, Professor Froewiss has served as Academic Director of Executive Programs at NYU Stern, and he is a member of the board of directors of a family of mutual funds and of an insurance company.

Prior to joining the Stern faculty, Professor Froewiss was a Managing Director in the investment banking area of J.P.Morgan, and was responsible for the firm's relationships with insurance company and mutual fund clients in North America. In that capacity, he advised on numerous merger and restructuring transactions in the financial services industry, and was also involved in both public and private offerings of securities for a variety of companies. Earlier in his career, he had worked as an economist in the bond-trading areas of both J.P.Morgan and Goldman Sachs and as a member of the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Professor Froewiss received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, where he also did his undergraduate work. He studied for a year at the Indian Statistical Institute on a Rotary International Fellowship and served in the U.S. Army as a Russian translator.

He has published numerous articles and reviews in a variety of economic journals and has spoken at conferences in the United States, Europe, and China.

Research Interests

  • Investment Banking
  • Insurance

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Academic Background

Ph.D., Economics, 1977
Harvard University

A.B., Economics, 1967
Harvard College

Areas of Expertise

Finance

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Private Equity Funds

Industry

  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking