Miguel Gimeno Ribes holds licentiate degrees in Law (Hons), Business Administration (Hons), and Musicology, as well as a Master of Science of Law (Hons), and a PhD in Law (Hons) from the University of Valencia. After a four-year period as a Graduate Research Assistant while writing his doctoral dissertation, he joined the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance as a Senior Research Fellow and worked in a research group on financial regulation. In 2016 he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Valencia and since 2019 he has also been an External Lecturer at the Bucerius Law School.


He has conducted research abroad, notably at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and at Harvard Law School. His fields of research range from corporate governance to corporate finance, M&A, and financial regulation. In those fields of research, he has written two monographs on company acquisitions and leveraged buyouts as well as a number of articles and contributions in collective volumes. He regularly gives presentations both in Europe and in America. Moreover, he has recently been granted funds to lead a group of researchers from different EU Member States on the Second Shareholders’ Rights Directive.