Marc Martos-Vila is a Senior Economist with Econ One Research. Dr. Martos-Vila is an expert in financial markets, corporate finance (including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and bankruptcy), corporate valuation and structured finance (such as Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, REITs, Credit Default Swaps, Credit Default Obligations and Asset Backed Securities).
Dr. Martos-Vila has 15 years of a unique blend of experience in economics and finance research. Before becoming a practitioner, Dr. Martos-Vila was a finance professor at the University of California in Los Angeles, the London Business School and ESADE Business School, three top global business schools. He has taught a wide variety of audiences (including those in executive education, MBA, and master programs) on a wide range of topics including economics, financial markets, corporate finance, valuation, mergers, acquisitions and other corporate restructurings, and corporate governance.
As a practicing senior economist, Dr. Martos-Vila has consulted on and managed large and complex cases involving securities, such as Residential Mortgage Backed Securities, Credit Default Swaps, Special Investment Vehicles, Credit Ratings and Real Estate Investment Trusts. He has most recently worked also on antitrust matters related to intellectual property.
Dr. Martos-Vila has written numerous articles on topics related to corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, private equity, venture capital and corporate bankruptcy. He has been an invited speaker at more than 70 academic seminars and conferences. He received the “WHU Finance Award” for an article on leverage buyouts. At the London Business School, he was recognized for his teaching acumen with the “Best Teacher of 2015” prize, awarded by students. He is or has been a member of the program committee at the four largest finance conferences in the U.S. and Europe and has refereed hundreds of academic articles, including those submitted to top finance journals.
Ph.D. in Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (USA)
Econ One Research, Principal/Senior Economist, 2015 – Present
London Business School, Visiting Professor of Finance, 2012–2015
UCLA Anderson School of Management, Professor of Finance, 2006–2012
Claremont McKenna College, Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, Visiting Professor of Finance, 2011–2012
ESADE Business School, Visiting Professor of Finance, 2013–2014
Princeton University, Teaching and Research Assistant, 2003–2006