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Luca Lin

Assistant Professor,  Department of Finance

Luca Lin

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email : luca.lin@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-3843
Secretary: 514 340-6823
Fax : n/a
Office : 4.104

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Other title(s)

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)


  • Ph. D. (Financial Management), IESE Business School, University of Navarra
  • M. Sc. (Global Management), Arizona State University
  • B. Sc. (Business Administration & Economics), University of Oregon


  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Institutions
  • Loan Contracting

Current research

  • Forthcoming

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (5)

CHU, Yongqiang, LIN, Luca, XIAO, Zhanbing; « Agree to disagree: Lender equity holdings, within-syndicate conflicts, and covenant design », Journal of Financial Intermediation, vol. 57, 2024, p. 1-16.

LIN, Luca; « Taking no chances: Lender concentration and corporate acquisitions », Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 76, 2022, p. 1-23.

LIN, Luca; « Great Trees are Good for Shade: Creditor Monitoring Under Common Ownership », Finance Research Letters, vol. 44, 2022, p. 1-10.

ANTÓN, Miguel, AZAR, José, GINE, Mireia, LIN, Luca; « Beyond the target: M&A decisions and rival ownership », Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 144, no 1, 2022, p. 44-66.

ANTÓN, Miguel, LIN, Luca; « The Mutual Friend: Dual Holder Monitoring and Firm Investment Efficiency », The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, vol. 9, no 1, 2020, p. 81-115.

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (4)

Analyse quantitative des prêts syndiqués aux États-Unis en fonction de la participation des prêteurs canadiens , by Philip Alexandre Rheault
March 2024

Analyse de la gestion des cash-flows et des uncalled capital du portefeuille de private equity de Blue Bridge , by Maxime Moquin
March 2024

M&A in a Time of Crisis: Evaluating the US Financial Sector's Response to COVID-19 , by Yasaman Farrokhrad
March 2024

ES vs G: Do Shareholders Sacrifice Governance for Environmental and Social Initiatives? , by Xiaomin Zhang
January 2024