About us We are a centre of competence for research and teaching at HSG University of St.Gallen with a fine reputation for banking, corporate finance and capital markets research in Switzerland. The institute combines the six chairs of Professors Ammann, Brown, Füss, Ranaldo, Schmid and Söderlind, all members of the School of Finance. Our core areas of research and teaching are Investment Management, Asset Pricing, Derivatives, Corporate Finance, Real Estate Finance, Systemic Risk and Banking. Besides teaching and offering executive education for finance professionals, we advise commercial banks, central banks, financial institutions and international organisations. Much of our research has been received favourably across Europe.