More from David Schumacher's Recent Media Coverage


MMF students tackle Deloitte Synergy Challenge

McGill Master of Management in Finance (MMF) students competed in the Deloitte MMF Synergy Challenge on October 30. Three teams went head to head in the finals on November 2, with students Katerina Paraschis, Dakota Zaharichuk, Marc-Olivier Lê and Haiwen Luo presenting the winning case.

Published: 5 Nov 2020

How large investment firms impact financial markets

The mergers and acquisitions of major asset management firms send shockwaves through the financial market, says Assistant Professor David Schumacher.

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Published: 12 Aug 2020

How BlackRock spooks markets

Professor David Schumacher pulls back the curtain on BlackRock’s oversized market influence in a new documentary produced by European television network ARTE.

He discusses his research paper, Who is afraid of BlackRock?, which links BlackRock’s acquisition of Barclays Global Investors to skittish investor behaviour and shock waves in the market.

Published: 18 Sep 2019

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Across programs and subject areas, the Desautels Faculty of Management recognizes the vital role that teaching plays in enriching the student experience and in inspiring the next generation of leaders.

On May 16, the Desautels community gathered to recognize faculty who have gone above and beyond in their teaching. Congratulations to the following recipients of the 2018-19 teaching awards!

Published: 21 May 2019

Spring 2018 Convocation photos

Professor Desmond Tsang and Professor David Schumacher were selected as recipients of the 2017‐18 Desautels Distinguished Teaching Award for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching, respectively.

Their awards were officially presented at the May 31st Convocation Ceremony.

Published: 6 Jun 2018

2017‐18 Desautels Distinguished Teaching Award for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching

The Desautels Faculty of Management is pleased to announce that Professor Desmond Tsang and Professor David Schumacher have been selected as recipients of the 2017‐18 Desautels Distinguished Teaching Award for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching, respectively.

Published: 26 Apr 2018

Vermögensverwalter Blackrock der "große Elefant im Teich"

Groß ist gleich gefährlich, diese Gleichung wird spätestens seit der Finanzkrise aufgemacht. Sie gilt für Banken, die als zu "big to fail" bezeichnet wurden.... Massimo Massa lehrt an der französischen Business School Insead, Davi Schumacher an der McGill University in Montreal und Yan Wang an der Erasmus-Universität in Rotterdam. Der Kern ihrer Untersuchung: Aneger werden dann nervös, wenn sie zu viele Aktien in einer Hand sehen. 

Published: 18 Aug 2015

Asset Manager M&A Leads to Improved Fund Performance: Study

Beyond the potential financial benefits of an M&A deal, two of the biggest payouts for asset managers are access to investment expertise and new markets. ... “We have solid evidence that there are positive synergies for both firms,” says David Schumacher, an assistant professor of Finance at McGill University and co-author of the study.

Published: 13 Aug 2015

Who’s Afraid of BlackRock?

With US$4-5tn of assets directly under its control, BlackRock is a giant among giants in the financial world, and until recently was firmly under the eye of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

Published: 13 Aug 2015

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