Ben Branch

Professor of finance

Corporate bankruptcy, Mergers and acquisitions, Investments, Bank Management

Phone: (o) 413/545-5690

Email: branchb@som.umass.edu

Ben Branch has a background in corporate finance, financial institutions, futures markets, bankruptcies, strategic planning, and industrial organization.  As an expert on mergers and acquisitions, his research has focused on valuation, deal structures, and risk assessment, and the impacts of mergers and acquisitions on investors, consumers and the economy in general.