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Prof. Eduardo Martínez Abascal

Prof. Eduardo Martínez Abascal is a Professor of Financial Management at IESE, since 1992. He holds a Doctorate in Economics and Business from the University of Barcelona, and an MBA from IESE, University of Navarra. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Sloan School of Management of the Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT).

His teaching activities cover both corporate finance and portfolio management and capital markets. In the last years, he has taught classes in Executive Education Programs in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, Shanghai, Lagos, Nairobi, El Cairo, Sao Paulo, Montevideo, Mexico, Bogotá, and Washington D.C., among others.

He is currently the Academic Director of the PADE (Program for Managing Directors) in Barcelona and the Director of Relations with Associated Business Schools. He has held the following positions on the IESE Management Board: Associate Dean for the MBA Program, Associate Dean for Executive Education and Associate Dean of the School.

He is a member of the advisory boards of several business schools (Nigeria, Kenya, Uruguay, Ecuador and Brazil).

His consultancy covers both capital markets and business valuation. He is a Director at Grupo Nicolás Correa and Transportes la Guipuzcoana, and he advises several other businesses.

Publications: 7 books, 100 technical notes, 30 articles in specialized journals and over 50 in the daily financial press and is a regular contributor to Expansión.



  • Weak Form Efficiency in the Spanish and European Stock Markets. Bolsa de Madrid.1993.
  • Portfolio Management with Options and Futures. Ed. McGraw-Hill. 1993 (in Spanish).
  • European Book on Finance Cases. Ed. Prentice Hall. London. 1994. Contribución.
  • Mercados de Capitales. Ed. Folio. Barcelona. 1997.
  • Derivados Financieros. Ed. Folio. Barcelona. 1997.
  • Invertir en Bolsa. Conceptos y Estrategias. Ed. McGraw-Hill. 1998.
  • Gestión de carteras de renta fija. Ed. McGraw-Hill 2002.
  • Finanzas para Directivos. Ed. McGraw-Hill. 1st Edition. 2005.
  • Finanzas para Directivos. Ed. McGraw-Hill. 2nd Edition. 2012.
  • Finance for Managers. Ed. McGraw-Hill. 1st Edition. 2012.

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