Virginie Mataigne

Assistant professorVirginie Mataigne


Virginie Mataigne is Assistant Professor at Ghent University. In 2016, she obtained her PhD in Business Economics at Ghent University. During her PhD she was a visiting scholar at INSEAD (Fontainebleau). After a two-year period as a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University, she worked at KU Leuven as an Assistant Professor from 2018 until 2020.

Her research interests are related to corporate finance topics such as seasoned equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, financing decisions, family firms and digital innovations in corporate financing decisions.

Research expertise

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financing decisions