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Robert Arscott

Robert Arscott

Assistant Professor of Finance

315-443-9641
Room: 120C
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Ph D, University of Rochester (Finance)

Robert Arscott is an assistant professor of finance whose research primarily concerns the interaction of corporations and debt capital markets, with an emphasis on highly leveraged syndicated lending. His interests extend to topics in real estate investment, leasing, and banking. At Whitman, Robert teaches courses in real estate and finance. Prior to his academic career, he worked in investment banking operations at UBS AG and as an acquisitions associate for a private equity real estate fund in London, UK. Robert holds an M.B.A. from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.

Real Estate and Corporate Finance

Leveraged syndicated lending, leasing decisions, corporate risk management, prediction markets.

Working Papers
  • "Effects of performance pricing on corporate spending and investment",
  • "Farm Credit in the Syndicated Loan Market",
  • "Financial constraints and firm hedging: evidence from the sport betting market",
  • "LIBOR floors in leveraged loans",
  • "The importance of property-specific factors in the estimation of a term structure of lease rates",
  • "Effectiveness of accounting-based performance pricing covenants in syndicated loans",