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Prof. Mark Mulcahy

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Biography

is Professor in Corporate Finance in the Department of Accounting and Finance, Cork University Business School (CUBS), University College Cork (UCC).  Prof. Mulcahy holds first class honours B.Comm. and M.Sc. Degrees and a Ph.D. from the National University of Ireland (Cork).  He is currently Academic Director of the M.Sc. Asset Management Degree and having previously been Co-Director of the B.Sc. Finance Degree at UCC.  He is/has been the external examiner to the Cambridge Judge Business School, Ulster Business School (University of Ulster), The School of Professional Finance (University College Dublin) and Liverpool John Moores University.His primary research interests are in corporate finance, valuation, corporate governance, earnings management, Islamic finance and private equity. He is published in international peer-reviewed journals including the , , , C, as well as the , among others.

 

Research Interests

Valuation, Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Islamic Finance, Venture Capital and Private Equity.

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Affiliations

  • Member, CFA Institute (/)
  • Member, CFA Ireland (/)
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (UK) (/)
  • Member, British Accounting and Finance Association (/)
  • Member, European Accounting Association (/)
  • Member, British Academy of Management (/)
  • Member, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (/)
  • Member, Irish Academy of Management (/)
  • External Examiner, Institute of Banking (/)
  • Examiner, Life Insurance Assocation (/)
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Journal Activities

  • Referee, Corporate Governance: An International Review (-)
  • Referee, Journal Of Applied Accounting Research (-)
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Committees

  • Director, MSc Asset Management Committee (2014 /)
  • Judge, Business Section, The Undergraduate Awards (2014 /)
  • Co-Director, BSc Finance Steering Committee (2006 /)
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Education

  • National University of Ireland , PhD, Accounting, Finance and Corporate Governance (2013)
  • National University of Ireland , MSc, Economics and Finance (2006)
  • National University of Ireland , BComm, Economics and Finance (2005)
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Employment

  • Senior Lecturer, University College Cork (01-JUL-14 /)
  • Lecturer, University College Cork (01-SEP-04 / 01-JUL-14)
  • Senior Equity Sales, Investec (01-JAN-02 / 01-SEP-04)
  • Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wedbush Securities (Pacific Growth Equities) (01-JAN-00 / 01-JAN-02)
  • Equity Research Analyst, Prudential Volpe Technology Group (01-JAN-98 / 01-JAN-00)
  • Equity Research Associate, Volpe, Brown Whelan & Company (01-NOV-96 / 01-JAN-98)
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Teaching Interests

  • Valuation, Corporate Finance, Financial Statements Analysis, Business Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Private Equity.
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Consultancy

  • Liverpool John Moores University : External Examiner
  • School of Professional Finance, University College Dublin : External Examiner for the Professional Diploma in Financial Advice, School of Professional Finance, UCD
  • University of Ulster, Coleraine : External Examiner for the Ulster Business School
  • Institute of Banking : Examiner and examinations consultant the Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA) designation incorporating financial advice, pensions, life, loans, investments, and regulation.
  • Life Insurance Association :
  • Enterprise Equity Venture Capital :
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Professional Achievements

Honours and Awards

  • Irish Academy of Management: Best Paper Award, Irish Academy of Management (2014)
  • British Academy of Management: Best Paper Award, British Academy of Management (2013)
  • Irish Academy of Management: Best Paper Award, Irish Academy of Management (2013)
  • Irish Academy of Management: National Management Case Study Competition Winner (2010)
  • National University of Ireland: College Scholar, MSc. (1996)
  • National University of Ireland: College Scholar, B.Comm. (1995)
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2019 Novel Appproaches to the regulatory control of financial services providers: The importance of cultural context
Mark Mulcahy Mathias Beck Michelle Carr Niamh Hourigan (2019) Novel Appproaches to the regulatory control of financial services providers: The importance of cultural context. : British Accounting Review [Details]
2018 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Physician-Implemented Medication Screening Tool in Older Hospitalised Patients in Ireland
O'Brien, GL;O'Mahony, D;Gillespie, P;Mulcahy, M;Walshe, V;O'Connor, MN;O'Sullivan, D;Gallagher, J;Byrne, S (2018) Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Physician-Implemented Medication Screening Tool in Older Hospitalised Patients in Ireland. : Drugs & Aging [Details]
2018 FDA approval announcements: Attention-grabbing or event-day misspecification?
Hamill, PA;Hutchinson, M;Nguyen, QMN;Mulcahy, M (2018) FDA approval announcements: Attention-grabbing or event-day misspecification?. : Economics Letters [Details]
2018 Have bailouts shifted the burden of paying for healthcare from the state onto individuals?
Loughnane, C., Murphy, A., Mulcahy, M., McInerney, C., Walsh, V (2018) Have bailouts shifted the burden of paying for healthcare from the state onto individuals?. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]
2018 Biosimilar infliximab introduction into the gastro-enterology care pathway in a large acute Irish teaching hospital: a story behind the evidence
O’Brien, Gary L.; Carrol, Donal; Mulcahy, Mark; Walshe, Valerie; Courtney, Garry; Byrne, Stephen (2018) Biosimilar infliximab introduction into the gastro-enterology care pathway in a large acute Irish teaching hospital: a story behind the evidence. : Generics And Biosimilars Initiative Journal (Gabi Journal) [Details]
2017 Merger Arbitrage in Germany
McDermott, Ian; Mulcahy, Mark (2017) Merger Arbitrage in Germany. : Journal Of Finance And Investment Analysis [Details]
2017 What is the cost of faith? An empirical investigation of Islamic purification
Hutchinson, Mark C.; Mulcahy, Mark; O'Brien, John (2017) What is the cost of faith? An empirical investigation of Islamic purification. : Pacific-Basin Finance Journal [Details]
2015 Chinese Companies, Earnings Management and Accounting-Based Benchmarks
Yang, P. and Mulcahy, M. B (2015) Chinese Companies, Earnings Management and Accounting-Based Benchmarks. : Accounting, Finance & Governance Review [Details]
2015 Corporate governance, stickiness and losses
Mulcahy, M. B. and Donnelly, R (2015) Corporate governance, stickiness and losses. : Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business In Society [Details]
2008 Board Structure, Ownership, and Voluntary Disclosure in Ireland
Donnelly, R. and Mulcahy, M. B (2008) Board Structure, Ownership, and Voluntary Disclosure in Ireland. : Corporate Governance: An International Review [Details]
2014 Room for Improvement: The Impact of Bad Losses on Board Quality
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Room for Improvement: The Impact of Bad Losses on Board Quality. : Journal of Applied Accounting Research [Details]
2014 Purifying Islamic Equities: The Interest Tax Shield
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Purifying Islamic Equities: The Interest Tax Shield. : International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management [Details]
2014 Females and Precarious Leadership Positions: Further Evidence of the Glass Cliff
Mulcahy, M. B. and Linehan, C (2014) Females and Precarious Leadership Positions: Further Evidence of the Glass Cliff. : British Journal of Management [Details]

Newspaper Publications

Year Publication
2012 Sourcing the Right Type of Capital is the Key to the Success of Any Start-up
Mulcahy, Mark (2012) Sourcing the Right Type of Capital is the Key to the Success of Any Start-up. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2010 The Dangers of Moral Hazard
Mulcahy, M. B (2010) The Dangers of Moral Hazard. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2009 Look Inside for Hidden Cash? Easier Said Than Done for SMEs!
Mulcahy, M (2009) Look Inside for Hidden Cash? Easier Said Than Done for SMEs!. : Newspaper Articles [Details]

Book Chapters

Year Publication
2013 Purifying Islamic Equities: The Interest Tax Shield
Mulcahy, M. B (2013) Purifying Islamic Equities: The Interest Tax Shield. : : Europaeischer Hochschulverlag [Details]

Conference Publications

Year Publication
2014 Delaying the Pain: Losses and Earnings Management
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Delaying the Pain: Losses and Earnings Management. [Details]
2014 Losses and Earnings Management
Mulcahy, M. B. and Donnelly, R (2014) Losses and Earnings Management. [Details]
2013 Females and Precarious Leadership Positions: Further Evidence of the Glass Cliff
Mulcahy, M. B., and Linehan, C (2013) Females and Precarious Leadership Positions: Further Evidence of the Glass Cliff. [Details]
2013 Risky Business: The Impact of Corporate Performance on Board Gender Diversity
Mulcahy, M. B. and Linehan, C (2013) Risky Business: The Impact of Corporate Performance on Board Gender Diversity. [Details]
2013 Room for Improvement: The Impact of Severe Losses on Board Quality
Mulcahy, M. B (2013) Room for Improvement: The Impact of Severe Losses on Board Quality. [Details]
2013 Do Losses Precipitate Improvements in Corporate Governance?
Mulcahy, M. B. and Donnelly, R (2013) Do Losses Precipitate Improvements in Corporate Governance?. [Details]
2013 Do Losses Precipitate Improvements in Corporate Governance?
Mulcahy, M. B. and Donnelly R (2013) Do Losses Precipitate Improvements in Corporate Governance?. [Details]
2012 Islamic Portfolios and the Interest Tax Shield
Mulcahy, M. B (2012) Islamic Portfolios and the Interest Tax Shield. [Details]
2012 Females and Precarious Leadership Positions: Further Evidence of the Glass Cliff
Mulcahy, M. and Linehan, C (2012) Females and Precarious Leadership Positions: Further Evidence of the Glass Cliff. [Details]
2011 Shocks and Governance Changes: Do Losses Precipitate Improvements in Director Independence?
Mulcahy, M. B (2011) Shocks and Governance Changes: Do Losses Precipitate Improvements in Director Independence?. [Details]
2009 Merger Arbitrage in Germany 2003–2007
McDermott, D. and Mulcahy, M. B (2009) Merger Arbitrage in Germany 2003–2007. [Details]
2008 Determinants of Voluntary Disclosure in Ireland
Mulcahy, M. B. and Donnelly, R (2008) Determinants of Voluntary Disclosure in Ireland. [Details]
2007 Chinese Companies, Earnings Management and Accounting-Based Benchmarks
Yang, P. and Mulcahy, M. B (2007) Chinese Companies, Earnings Management and Accounting-Based Benchmarks. [Details]
2006 Corporate Governance Characteristics and the Extent of Voluntary Disclosure in Ireland
Mulcahy, M. B. and Donnelly, R (2006) Corporate Governance Characteristics and the Extent of Voluntary Disclosure in Ireland. [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
2015 Paper Reviewer and Track Chair. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Mulcahy, M. B (2015) Paper Reviewer and Track Chair. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
2014 Paper Reviewer. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Paper Reviewer. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
2014 Managing in a Changing Climate: Leading to New Realities. [Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Managing in a Changing Climate: Leading to New Realities. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 European Accounting Association. [Chair Sessions at Symposia]
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) European Accounting Association. [Chair Sessions at Symposia]. [Details]
2013 Managing to Make a Difference. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. and Linehan, C (2013) Managing to Make a Difference. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 Accounting for Value and Governance. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. B (2013) Accounting for Value and Governance. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 Scholarship of Integration: Engaging Communities of Learning and Practice. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. B (2013) Scholarship of Integration: Engaging Communities of Learning and Practice. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 Risky Business: Exploring the Impact of Corporate Performance on Board Gender Diversity. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Mulcahy, M. B. and Linehan, C (2013) Risky Business: Exploring the Impact of Corporate Performance on Board Gender Diversity. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2013 European Accounting Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Donnelly, R. and Mulcahy, M (2013) European Accounting Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 British Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Donnelly, R. and Mulcahy, M. B (2013) British Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Asian Studies in Ireland and Asian-European Social Innovation. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. B (2012) Asian Studies in Ireland and Asian-European Social Innovation. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M (2012) Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M (2011) Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2009 Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. and McDermott, D (2009) Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2008 Global Management. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Donnelly, R. and Mulcahy, M. B (2008) Global Management. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2007 Irish Academy of Management. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Donnelly, R., Mulcahy, M. and Zhan, Q (2007) Irish Academy of Management. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2007 Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. and Yang, P (2007) Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
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