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Werner Bonadurer

Clinical Professor of Finance

Office:BAC 563
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 873906
Tempe, AZ 85287-3906

Phone: 480-965-4603
Fax: 480-965-8539
Email: Werner.Bonadurer@asu.edu
Werner Bonadurer

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Job Title
Clinical Professor of Finance, ASU W. P. Carey School of Business


Ph.D., University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2007; MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2002; B.A., Business Administration, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, 1982

Research Areas
Hedge Fund Investments

Academic Positions Held

Arizona State University: 2008- present. Previous appointments: University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Nominated for “Global Leader of Tomorrow,” World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland and for “Young Leader,” American Swiss Foundation, New York and Zurich

Professional Leadership
Faculty Director Master of Science in Finance program
Faculty Leader Investment Banking Industry Scholars (IBIS) program
Former Faculty Director Executive MBA program

Past Board Member:
Progressive Capital Partners Ltd (Chairman of the Board)
Gradient Analytics (Advisory Board)
Swiss Stock Exchange
Swiss Options and Financial Futures Exchange (SOFFEX)
Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
Media Punkt AG
Medicalis Corporation
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
For more than 15 years (1983-1999), Bonadurer built worldwide management and senior executive experience with a leading global banking organization as he lived and worked in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Assignments included positions as joint-chief operating officer of UBS’ Investment Banking Division, member of the group executive board, and global head of UBS’ Group Division “Trading and Sales” with overall management responsibility for the trading and sales of equity and fixed income securities, interest rate and foreign exchange products, precious metals and other commodities (1996-98), and as CEO of UBS in Hong Kong (1993-95).

Representative Publications
The Performance Persistence of Equity Long/Short Hedge Funds (Published by Paul Haupt Verlag, 2007)


ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

FIN 421 - Security Analys Portfolio Mgmt
Security analysis theory and practice. Selection and management of financial asset portfolios. Securities markets and portfolio risk-return analysis.

FIN 472 - Invstm Bnk Industry Schol
Provides conceptual basis for performing analysis, providing advice and making decisions in elite financial services firms. Must take for a total of 3 hours.

FIN 525 - Investment Strategies
Presents the fundamental principles of risk and return, portfolio diversification, asset allocation, efficient markets, active portfolio management, portfolio evaluation. Reviews selected alternative investment strategies such as hedge fund investments.

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