Mendoza School of Business


Frank Reilly

Professor Emeritus
Finance
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  307A Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications
  • Presentations
  • Awards

Frank K. Reilly is the Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame. He is an expert in security analysis, capital markets, credit analysis, and security market indexes. Reilly teaches courses in applied investment management, capital budgeting, fixed income analysis, and investments, among others. He also has taught an executive course in bond analysis and credit management twice a year for nearly 30 years.

Honors and awards include University of Notre Dame Faculty Award (1999), which is the highest award given to faculty members; the Outstanding Teacher Award given by the MBA Class of 2004; the BP Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award (2002); and the Daniel J. Forrestal III Leadership Award for Professional Ethics and Standards of Investment Practice, given by the CFA Institute. Reilly also was inducted as a fellow of the Financial Management Association in its inaugural group (2000).

Education
C.F.A., Financial Analysts Federation
Ph D, University of Chicago
MBA, University of Chicago
MBA, Northwestern University
BBA, University of Notre Dame

Areas of Expertise
Security Analysis
Capital Markets
Credit Analysis
Security Market Indexes

Teaching
Applied Investment Management
Fixed Income Securities
Investment Theory
"Historic Changes in the High Yield Bond Market", (With David Wright, James Gentry), Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 21, 2009

"High Yield Bonds: An Updated Analysis of Significant Characteristics and Changes, 1985-2004", (with David J. Wright), Orlando Financial Analysts Society, 2005
"An Analysis of Significant Characteristics and Changes in High Yield Bonds", (with David J. Wright), The Latest in Equity and Fixed Income Research, 2005
"Analysis of the Interest Rate Sensitivity of Common Stocks", (with David Wright and Bob Johnson) Midwest Finance Association, 2005
"The Changing Responsibilities of Corporate Board Audit Committees", Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association Annual Meeting, 2005
"An Analysis of Global Capital Market Risk-Adjusted Returns and Performance Measurement Considerations", (with David J. Wright), Financial Analyst Society of Tampa Bay, 2003
"An Analysis of the Volatility of Credit Yield Spreads Across Credit Risk Ratings", (with David J. Wright), Financial Management Association European Meeting, 2003
"Learning about Intrinsic Valuation Using an Integrated Valuation Model", (with James A. Gentry), Financial Management Association European Meeting, 2003
"Learning about Intrinsic Valuation Using an Integrated Valuation Model", (with James A. Gentry), Midwest Finance Association, 2003
"An Analysis of Total Interest Rate Exposure for High Yield Bonds", (with David J. Wright and Robert R. Johnson) Financial Management Association, 2002
"An Analysis of Total Interest Rate Exposure for High Yield Bonds", (with David J. Wright and Robert R. Johnson) Midwest Finance Association, 2002
"An Analysis of Global Capital Market Risk-Adjusted Returns and How Performance Should Be Measured", (with David J. Wright) FMA European Conference, 2001
"Analysis of Interest Rate Sensitivity of Common Stocks", (with David Wright and Robert Johnson) Orlando Society of Financial Analysts, 2001
"How to Measure the Performance of Small Cap Common Stocks-The Choice is Not Obvious", Midwest Finance Association Meeting, 2001
"An Analysis of the Interest Rate Sensitivity of Common Stocks Using Empirical Duration"
"The Effect of Monetary Policy on Fixed Income Returns"
"How to Measure Small Cap Stock Performance - The Choice is Not Obvious"
"Using P/E - Growth Ratios to Select Stocks"
"An Extension of the Capital Market Risk Spectrum to Include Defaulted Debt"
"Lifetime Achievement Award", Midwest Finance Association, 2007

"Outstanding Teacher Award", University of Notre Dame, MBA Class 2004, 2004

"BP Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award", Mendoza College of Business, 2002

"Daniel J. Forrestall III Leadership Award", Association of Investment Management and Research, 2001

"Fellow of the Financial Management Association, (Inaugural Group)", 2000

"Faculty Award, University of Notre Dame", 1999