Thomas Signer born 1964, is an independent financial consultant, business school lecturer at SBS Swiss Business School,investor and author.
SBS Swiss Business School is a private business school located in Zurich, Switzerland with affiliated campuses in Latvia, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Argentina, India.
Signer spent a decade as an investment banker in New York City, London, Zurich and Tokyo first with Nomura Securities Co. and later with Morgan Stanley. In 1998 he founded SIGNER Management,a financial consultancy. He also lectures in the MBA program of SBS Swiss Business School.
Morgan Stanley is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered at 1585 Broadway in the Morgan Stanley Building, Midtown Manhattan, New York City. With offices in more than 42 countries and more than 55,000 employees, the firm's clients include corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. Morgan Stanley ranked No. 67 in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.
ABB is a Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipment and automation technology areas. It is ranked 341st in the Fortune Global 500 list of 2018 and has been a global Fortune 500 company for 24 years.
The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is the business school of Northwestern University. Its main campus is in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers MBA, MSM, and PhD programs, along with dual-MBA/JD, dual-MBA/MDI, and MMM programs. Kellogg partners with schools in China, France, Singapore, India, Spain, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.
The University of St. Gallen is a research university located in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Established in 1898, it specialises in the fields of business administration, economics, law, and international affairs. The University of St. Gallen is also known as HSG, which is an abbreviation of its former German name Handels-Hochschule St. Gallen. In the fall of 2016, the University of St. Gallen had 8,337 students, of which 3,097 were master's students and 675 were doctoral students. According to international rankings the University of St. Gallen is considered to be among the leading business schools globally.
The Strathclyde Business School (SBS) is one of four faculties forming the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1948, the school is located on Cathedral Street within the John Anderson campus of the University. It offers courses for business education and management development.
International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is a business education school located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is not part of a university, and only offers MBA and Executive MBA programs.
Die Welt is a German national daily newspaper, published as a broadsheet by Axel Springer SE.
Saïd Business School is the business school of the University of Oxford, named after Syrian-Saudi billionaire Wafic Said. It is part of Oxford's Social Sciences Division.
BlackRock, Inc. is an American global investment management corporation based in New York City. Founded in 1988, initially as a risk management and fixed income institutional asset manager, BlackRock is today the world's largest asset manager with $5.98 trillion in assets under management as of December 2018. BlackRock operates globally with 70 offices in 30 countries and clients in 100 countries. Due to its power and the sheer size and scope of its financial assets and activities, BlackRock has been called the world's largest shadow bank.
Raghuram Govind Rajan is an Indian economist and an international academician who is the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He was the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India between September 2013 and September 2016. Between 2003 and 2006, Rajan was the Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund. In 2015, during his tenure at the Indian Reserve Bank he also became Vice-Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements.
Tobias Jacob "Toby" Moskowitz is an American financial economist and a professor at the Yale School of Management. He was the winner of the 2007 American Finance Association (AFA) Fischer Black Prize, awarded to a leading finance scholar under the age of 40.
Vapiano is a German restaurant franchise company headquartered in Cologne. The chain's restaurants offer Italian food adhering to the fast-casual principle. Vapiano was established in 2002 in Hamburg. Its largest shareholder since 2011 is the private equity firm, Mayfair Vermögensverwaltung. Roughly one-third of the restaurants are operated by the company itself, but the majority are run by franchise partners or as joint ventures. In April 2017, Vapiano totaled 180 locations in 31 countries, including Australia, China, Egypt and the United States. For many years, the company was among the fastest-growing players in the industry.
Master of Science in Management, abbreviated MSc, MScM, MIM or MSM, is a Master of Science academic degree. In terms of content, it is similar to the MBA degree as it contains general management courses.
Marten Hoekstra is Chief Executive Officer of Emerging Global Advisors (EGA), an emerging market asset management company and advisor to the EGShares family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Prior to joining EGA, Hoekstra spent 26 years at UBS AG and PaineWebber, one of the Swiss bank's predecessor firms.
The Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management is a school of economics and management and a Faculty of the Université libre de Bruxelles, a French-speaking private research university located in Brussels, Belgium. Business education started in 1899 and Solvay was established in 1903 through a donation from Ernest Solvay.
Russian-Armenian University Business School, founded in 2008, is the graduate business school of Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University in Yerevan, Armenia. The school offers a variety of educational programs like MBA programs and many Professional Courses.
The Carson College of Business is the business school of Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. Established in 1963, it is one of the largest of the ten colleges in WSU.
Susan Lynne Wagner is an American financial executive. Wagner is one of the co-founders, former Vice Chairman, and Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock, an American multinational investment management corporation. BlackRock is the largest asset management firm in the world with $5.98 trillion in assets under management as of December 2018. Wagner is the architect and one of the key strategists behind BlackRock that helped propel it to become the largest asset manager in the world. She has been named to several lists of the most powerful women in the world, including those compiled by Forbes, Crain Communications, the Financial Times, and Fortune.
Stockholm Business School (SBS) is one of the largest academic departments at Stockholm University with around 3500 students and 100 researchers/lecturers. Through close ties with other academic departments and regular collaborations with key business actors, the School has become a melting pot for interdisciplinary research and education generating new perspectives on current topics within business and beyond.
Bilanz is a German language biweekly business magazine published in Zurich, Switzerland. In 2014, the magazine started its edition published in Germany.