Anne Heinrichs, CFA



                                                       University of Chicago

                                           Booth School of Business, Room 372

                                                   5807 S Woodlawn Avenue

                                                          Chicago, IL 60637



University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, 2009-2014

Ph.D., Accounting (2014 anticipated)

MBA (2012 all class requirements fulfilled)


University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business, 2005-2006

MPA, Professional Accounting, 2006, GPA: 3.97


Ruhr University Bochum (Germany), 2003-2005

BS (equivalent), Economics & Business, GPA: 3.84


George Mason University, 2004 & University College Cork (Ireland), 2003-2004

Research Exchange: Center for Study of Public Choice GMU & Study Abroad at UCC


Professional Experience


HgCapital (Munich & London), Associate – Private Equity Acquisitions, 2008-2009

JPMorgan (London & New York City), Analyst – M&A Investment Banking, 2006-2008

Deloitte (San Francisco), Financial Auditing – Global Exchange Program, 2005

Price Waterhouse Coopers (Essen), Qualified Tax Accountant (part time), 2002-2003

Dr.Gothe GmbH, now: Gothentreuhand (Bochum), Qualified Tax Accountant, 1999-2001


Research (empirical / field experimental)




Role of Information in Capital Markets, Corporate Disclosure, Security Regulation, Private

Information Spillover and Proprietary Costs, Investor Relations, Shareholder Activism &

Ownership Structure, Private Equity Investments and Investment Performance Measurement


Working Papers


Investors’ Access to Corporate Management: A Field Experiment about 1-on-1 calls”

(Job Market Paper)


Private Information Spillover: Clustered Headquarter Locations and the Effect on Public

Disclosure” (first draft presented: May 2012)


Work in Progress


Who Consumes Firm Disclosures? Evidence from Public Conference Calls” with E. Soltes

(first draft presented: Oct 2013)


Active Investors’ Footprint: Public Disclosure Choices and Private Key Performance Indicators”

(data analysis and collection)


Teaching Assistant & Co-Instructor


University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Exec.MBA (London): Managerial Accounting, Winter 2013, Rating 4.6/5.0

Exec.MBA (Singapore): Managerial Accounting, Autumn 2012, Rating 4.6/5.0

Exec.MBA (London): Financial Accounting, Autumn 2012, Rating 4.2/5.0

Exec.MBA (Singapore): Financial Accounting, Summer 2012, Rating 4.0/5.0

MBA: Microeconomics, Autumn 2011

MBA & Pre-MBA: Financial Accounting 1&2, Summer 2010, Autumn 2011&2012

PhD Class: Advanced Industrial Organization, Spring 2011


University of Chicago, Graham School of Continuing Studies

Professional Students: Financial Accounting, Winter 2011&2013 (Co-Instructor)


Academic Awards


2009-2013      University of Chicago PhD Fellowship

2012               Individual Winner at Booth School of Global Trading and Investment

                       Competition (Master the Markets) conducted by Thomson/Reuters

2011               Katherine Dusak Miller PhD Fellowship

2006               Beta Gamma Sigma designation

2006               Dean’s Award McCombs Business School

2005               Sommerfeld Scholarship for Academic Excellence

2005               DAAD Scholarship (merit-based: full tuition & living expenses 2005, 2006)

2004               Thyssen Krupp Scholarship (best pre-Diploma at Ruhr University Bochum)

2003               Sokrates Erasmus EU award: academic exchange program

2001               Chamber of Tax Consultants Award: best ‘tax accountant’ exam (state-level)




CFA, Chartered Financial Analyst
New York Society of Security Analysts, CFA Institute


FSA/FCA approved person to provide financial advice in the UK: License in Securities,

Derivatives and Regulation, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments


Certified Tax Accountant (Steuerfachangestellte)
German Chamber of Tax Consultants


CPA Candidate
Texas State Board of Public Accountancy


Conferences & Research Boot Camps


Journal of Accounting Research (Annually: 2009-2013)

National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), Annual Conference (2013)

London School of Economics, Alternative Investment Research Conference (2012)

Becker Friedman Institute, Creditors and Corporate Governance (2012)

Washington University, Nick Dopuch Accounting Conference (2012)

NBER, Entrepreneurial Research Boot Camp (2011)

Financial Executives International, Private Equity Symposium Toronto (2010)




Christian Leuz (Committee Co-Chair, Accounting) – Research



Ray Ball (Committee Co-Chair, Accounting) – Research, Teaching



Phil Berger (Committee Member, Accounting) – Research, Teaching



Michael Minnis (Committee Member, Accounting) – Research



Eugene Soltes (Co-Author, Accounting) – Research



Leonard Soffer (Accounting) – Teaching



Dennis Carlton (Economics) – Teaching