Anne Heinrichs joined Columbia University in 2014 with PhD and MBA degrees from the University of Chicago and five years of work experience in investment banking, private equity and accounting. She is a CFA Charterholder and has financial advisor licenses in securities, derivatives and regulations. Professor Heinrichs develops a new elective course titled "Corporate Transactions and Financial Modelling" that she teaches to MBA and EMBA students in Spring. Her research explores the role of information in capital markets with primary interest in the following fields: corporate disclosure and security regulation; corporate transactions, shareholder activism and ownership structure; private information spillover and proprietary costs; private equity investments and investment performance measurement; and investor relations. She conducts empirical, field experimental and survey research and is actively engaged in the financial community to combine academic research with industry activities. Professor Heinrichs has received multiple academic awards and designations from 2001 - 2014 and won the Booth School''s Global Trading and Investment competition conducted by Thomson and Reuters in 2012. Before pursuing the MBA and PhD degrees at the University of Chicago, Professor Heinrichs worked as a private equity associate in the acquisitions team of HgCapital in Europe and as an investment banking analyst in M&A at JPMorgan in London. Earlier in her career, she obtained a Master of Professional Accounting degree from UT Austin and was trained as a certified tax accountant working for PwC and Deloitte.