Fernando Anjos
Fernando Anjos
Associate Professor

Fernando Anjos is an Associate Professor of Finance at NOVA SBE. He received a B.A. in Economics in 1998 from the Catholic University in Lisbon; Portugal; a Masters in Finance in 2004 from ISCTE Business School (Lisbon; Portugal); and a Ph.D. in Financial Economics in 2008 from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh; Pennsylvania; USA). Fernando was previously an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business); from 2009 through 2015; and an Assistant Professor of Finance at ISCTE Business School (2008-2009). Fernando also has non-academic work experience; mostly in strategy and business development (Boston Consulting Group; Portugal Telecom).

Corporate finance, corporate diversification, mergers and acquisitions, social and economic networks.

  • Anjos, Fernando, Fracassi, Cesare (2018). Technological specialization and the decline of diversified firms. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 53 (4), 1581-1614.
  • Anjos, Fernando, Kang, Chang Mo (2017). Managerial myopia, financial expertise, and executive-firm matching. Journal of Corporate Finance, 43 (1), 464-479.
  • Anjos, Fernando (2016). Resource configuration, inter-firm networks, and organizational performance. Mathematical social sciences, 82, 37-48.
  • Anchorena, José, Anjos, Fernando (2015). Social ties and economic development. Journal Of Macroeconomics, 45, 63-84.
  • Anjos, Fernando, Drexler, Alejandro (2015). Inter-company matching and the supply of informed capital. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 111, 119-136.
  • Anjos, Fernando, Fracassi, Cesare (2015). Shopping for information?: Diversification and the network of industries. Management Science, 61 (1), 161-183.
  • Anjos, Fernando, Reagans, Ray (2013). Commitment, learning, and alliance performance: a formal analysis using an agent-based network formation model. Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 37 (1), 1-23.
  • Anjos, Fernando (2010). Costly refocusing, the diversification discount, and the pervasiveness of diversified firms. Journal of Corporate Finance, 16 (3), 276-287.
  • Anjos, Fernando (2010). Investment commitment and the valuation of underwriting agreements for rights issues. Finance Research Letters, 7 (4), 202-213.