El Hefnawy, Menatalla Maher Abdelgeli

Finance and accounting

PhD: ESADE Business School

Office: F6.5


Menatalla (Menna) is an Assistant Professor of Finance at CUNEF. Her main research interest focuses on empirical asset pricing and behavioral finance. She holds a PhD in Management Sciences (Finance) and Master of Research (MRes) from ESADE Business School, Spain and a Master in Finance from the Judge Business School, The University of Cambridge, UK. She was a Visiting Scholar at Nova School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona, Spain.

Menna has several years of industry experience. She worked as an equity analyst, covering emerging markets and advising institutional investors.

Research Ids:

Orcid: 0000-0002-7732-4965

Scopus: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57212381156


PhD in Management Sciences – Finance, ESADE Business School, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain.

Master of Research in Management Sciences, ESADE Business School, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain y Master of Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, The United Kingdom.

Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance Specialization), Economics Minor, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt.

Publications in Scientific Journals

Del Viva, Luca; El Hefnawi, Menatalla: “Financing Decisions: The Case of Convertible Bonds'', International Review of Financial Analysis, 67, Art. 101393, 2020. 

Dumitrescu, Ariadna; El Hefnawi, Menatalla; Zakriya, Mohammed: "Golden Geese or Black Sheep: Are Stakeholders the Saviors or Saboteurs of Financial Distress?'', Finance Research Letters, 37, Art. 101371, 2020. 

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