About the Author
HUNG-GAY FUNG, PhD, is Curators' Professor of Finance, Dr. Y. S. Tsiang Endowed Chair Professor of Chinese Studies, and department chair in the Finance and Legal Studies Department, College of Business Administration, University of Missouri-St. Louis. His areas of research and teaching include international finance, financial risk management, and banking. He has published over 150 scholarly papers in various journals. He has also published seven books, numerous book chapters, and many teaching cases.
GLENN KO, CFA, is an executive director of the UBS Asian Credit Research team, covering corporate credits. He focuses on Chinese properties and industrials. He has extensive experience in Asia's straight and convertible bond markets, with previous work experience in proprietary trading desks, sell-side research, and rating advisory at financial institutions, such as Daiwa, JPMorgan and HSBC. Prior to these, he worked at Moody's as a credit rating analyst.
JOT YAU, PhD, CFA, is Dr. Khalil Dibee Endowed Chair in Finance at the Albers School of Business and Economics, Seattle University. Since joining Seattle University in 2001, he has served as the chair of the department of finance and MSF program director. He has published numerous articles and chapters in finance journals and professional books. He is the coeditor and coauthor of two books. He has served on several editorial boards, and was the associate editor and special editor (Risk Management) of the Journal of Alternative Investments. He cofounded Strategic Options Investment Advisors Ltd., a Hong Kong-based investment advisory firm. He served on the board of directors of Group Health Credit Union and of the Northwest Hedge Fund Society, where he was also the treasurer.