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Kevin K. Boeh
Office: 212R
Dempsey Hall

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, Washington 98195

Kevin K. Boeh

Associate Teaching Professor of Finance


BA Colorado College (1990)
MBA University of California, Los Angeles (1996)
PhD Western University (2008)

Academic Expertise

corporate finance
initial public offerings
mergers and acquisitions
venture capital


Investment Banking
Pension Funds
Venture Capital

Positions Held

Visiting Associate Professor/Visiting Scholar, Finance, University of Florida, 2015-2018
Visiting Scholar, Finance, University of Washington, 2014-2015
Associate Professor, Finance, Pacific Lutheran University, 2008-2015
Faculty Researcher, International Business Institute, Ivey Business School, 2009-Present
Investment Advisory Board, Tacoma Employee Retirement System, 2009-Present
Vice President, Robertson Stephens Investment Bankers, 1998-2003
Senior Associate, A.T. Kearney, 1995-1998
Senior Consultant, Accenture (Andersen Consulting), 1991-1994

Selected Publications

  1. Raising capital after IPO withdrawal
    Journal Article:Boeh, K.K., & Dunbar D.,, (2021). Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. August 69(102020.),
  2. IPO regulators gone wild
    Book:Boeh, K. K., & Dunbar, C., (2018). D. D. Cumming & S.A. Johan (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of IPOs, Oxford University Press
  3. Deal flow and the pricing of IPOs
    Journal Article:Boeh, K. K., & Dunbar, C., (2016). Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 120(2), pp. 383-399.
  4. The cost of distance on subsidiary performance
    Journal Article:Boeh, K. K., & Beamish, P.W., (2015). Asian Business & Management, pp. 171-193.
  5. IPO waves and the issuance process
    Journal Article:Boeh, K. K., & Dunbar, C., (2014). Journal of Corporate Finance, pp. 455-473.
  6. Travel time and the liability of distance in foreign direct investment: Location choice and entry mode
    Journal Article:Boeh, K. K., & Beamish, P.W., (2012). Journal of International Business Studies, pp. 525-535.
  7. Contracting costs and information asymmetry reduction in cross-border M&A
    Journal Article:Boeh, K. K., (2011). Journal of Management Studies, pp. 568-590.
  8. Impact of initial public offering coalition of on deal completion
    Journal Article:Boeh, K. K., & Southam, C., (2011). Venture Capital, pp. 313-336.
  9. Connecting flights: the time sink that kills profits
    Journal Article:Boeh, K. K., & Beamish, P.W., (2011). Harvard Business Review, pp. 30.
  10. Mergers & acquisitions: Text & cases
    Book:Boeh, K. K., & Beamish, P.W., (2007). Sage Pubs., Thousand Oaks

Honors and Awards

UW MS Entrepreneurship Program, Faculty of the Quarter (2020)
University of Florida, MBA Teaching Award (2018)
Student Organization (Advisor) of the Year, Student Investment Fund (2013)
Dean's Service Award (2012)
Dean's Teaching Award (2011)
Dwight Zulauf Alumni Chair (2009)
Haynes Prize Finalist (2006)

Academic Service

Faculty Advisor, UW Investment Banking Accelerator
Reviewer for numerous journals
Faculty Director, MS Finance Program (2011-2013)
Chair, Faculty Research Committee (2009-2014)
Founder, MS Finance Program (2011)
Faculty Advisor, MSF Student Investment Fund (2012-2013)
Faculty Advisor, Undergraduate Student Investment Fund (2008-2013)
Faculty Advisor, CFA Global Investment Research Challenge (2009-2013)
Decanal Search Committee (2012-2013)
AACSB Accreditation Review Team (2009-2012)
Chair, PLU Business Research Series (2009-2012)