Seow Kuan, Ruth

TAN, Seow Kuan, Ruth

Associate Professor

FINANCE

Recognition & Awards

  • Annual Teaching Excellence Award (University Award) - 2018
  • NUS Business School Teaching Excellence Award - 2017
  • Annual Teaching Excellence Award (University Award) - 2017
  • NUS Business School Teaching Excellence Award - 2016
  • Annual Teaching Excellence Award (University Award) - 2015
  • NUS Business School Outstanding Educator Award - 2014
  • NUS Business School Outstanding Educator Award Recognition List - 2004
  • NUS Business School Outstanding Educator Award - 2003
  • University Excellent Teacher Award (University Award) - 2002

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Washington, USA, 1990
  • MSc, Pennsylvania State University, USA, 1986
  • BAcc (Hons), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1983

Corporate Experience

  • Consultant, General Management Program
  • Consultant, Ikea- NUS Basic Management Program
  • Consultant, Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers Program
  • Consultant, Financial Management Program
  • Consultant, BP Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
  • Consultant, PT Kalbe Farma Program
  • Consultant, Sime Darby CEP Program
  • Consultant, Mitsui & Co Program

Selected Publications

Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Zhang, Weina and Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka (2019), "Mary Chia Holdings Limited: Sell or Hold?", No. 9B19N017, IVEY Case Publishing
Zhang, Weina, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Dingyan Khoo, Gerald Chee Hean Koh, Damien Wai Cheong Lam and Dehn Wei Jie See Toh (2019), "Samsui: Social Return on Investment", No. 9B19M080, "Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize" given by NUS, Nominated by IVEY for EFMD Global Case Competition in Inclusive Business Model Category, November 2019 , IVEY Case Publishing
Zhang, Weina, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Ye Bin Han, Tian Ning Hoo, Jia Ning Vivien Ng and Chuan Ming Tan (2019), "FoodXervices and Food Bank: A Call for Integration", No. 9B19M067, Nominated by IVEY for EFMD Global Case Competition in Corporate Social Responsibility Category, November 2019 , IVEY Case Publishing
Hameed, Allaudeen, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Zhang, Weina and Marshall Too (2019), "Xiaomi Corporation: Initial Public Offering", CEIBS Case Centre
Zhang, Weina, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Jing Min Shirley Lim, Wei Lim, Joan Jia Xin Loke and Su Yuan Liow (2019), "SingTel: Philanthropic or strategic corporate social responsibility? ", No. 9B19M053, Nominated by IVEY for EFMD Global Case Competition in Corporate Social Responsibility Category, November 2019 , IVEY Case Publishing

Selected Publications

10

Journals

2

Books

19

Others

Journal Articles

Duong Truong, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and Zhang, Weina (2017), "The Information Value of Stock Lending Fees: Are Lenders Price Takers? ", Review of Finance, 21, 6, 2353-2377
Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and Zhang, Weina (2017), "Do short sellers exploit industry information?", Journal of Empirical Finance , 41, 118-139
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, GTM Wee and LAM SWEE SUM (2007), "Initial public offerings of state owned enterprises: An international study of policy risk", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 42(2), 313-338
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Wong KA and W Liu (2006), "The cross section of stock returns on the Shanghai Stock Exchange", Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Volume 26, Issue 1, 23-39
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and WY Yeo (2003), "Voluntary trading suspensions in Singapore", Applied Financial Economics, 13, 517-523
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, YH Tong and CHNG PHENG LUI (2002), "Private placements and rights issues in Singapore", Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 10(1), 29-55, -
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and H I Poh (2002), "Predicting corporate distress: Logit analysis vs artificial neural networks", Accounting Research Journal, 15(2), 146-159, -
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, TW Tee and CHNG PHENG LUI (2001), "CEO Share Ownership and Firm Value", Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 18(3), 355-371
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, A C H Khoo and ENG LI LI (1998), "Communication of private information and the valuation of initial public offerings in Singapore", Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting , 9(2), 63-82
NT Wong and Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth (1998), "The diminishing calendar anomalies in the Stock Exchange of Singapore", Applied Financial Economics, 8, 119-125

Books/Monographs

Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and Hum, Sin Hoon (2016), "Enterprise 50: The Best SMEs in Singapore 2015/2016", Enterprise 50: The Best SMEs in Singapore 2015/2016
Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and Zhang, Weina (2015), "Efficiency of Regulated and Unregulated FOREX Markets: An Analysis of Onshore and Offshore Renminbi Forward Markets", The Political Economy of Chinese Finance, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Others

Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Zhang, Weina and Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka (2019), "Mary Chia Holdings Limited: Sell or Hold?", No. 9B19N017, IVEY Case Publishing
Zhang, Weina, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Dingyan Khoo, Gerald Chee Hean Koh, Damien Wai Cheong Lam and Dehn Wei Jie See Toh (2019), "Samsui: Social Return on Investment", No. 9B19M080, "Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize" given by NUS, Nominated by IVEY for EFMD Global Case Competition in Inclusive Business Model Category, November 2019 , IVEY Case Publishing
Zhang, Weina, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Ye Bin Han, Tian Ning Hoo, Jia Ning Vivien Ng and Chuan Ming Tan (2019), "FoodXervices and Food Bank: A Call for Integration", No. 9B19M067, Nominated by IVEY for EFMD Global Case Competition in Corporate Social Responsibility Category, November 2019 , IVEY Case Publishing
Hameed, Allaudeen, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Zhang, Weina and Marshall Too (2019), "Xiaomi Corporation: Initial Public Offering", CEIBS Case Centre
Zhang, Weina, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Jing Min Shirley Lim, Wei Lim, Joan Jia Xin Loke and Su Yuan Liow (2019), "SingTel: Philanthropic or strategic corporate social responsibility? ", No. 9B19M053, Nominated by IVEY for EFMD Global Case Competition in Corporate Social Responsibility Category, November 2019 , IVEY Case Publishing
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka, Zhang, Weina and Shaoyu Hong (2019), "Capitalmalls Asia: A buyout offer from Capitaland.", No. 9B19N012, IVEY Case Publishing
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka, Zhang, Weina and Yue, Ling (2018), "Kimly Limited: Initial Public Offering", No. 9B18N026, IVEY Case Publishing
Zhang, Weina, ZHANG Man, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka (2018), "Strategic Asset Allocation During Global Uncertainty", No. 9B18N020, IVEY Case Publishing
Zhang, Weina, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka (2018), "Standard Chartered Plc: Riding the market during corporate restructuring", No. 9B18N004, IVEY Case Pubishing
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2017), "Neptune Orient Lines: Valuation and Capital Structure", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2017), "Food Empire: Valuation and Investment", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2017), "Buy or Rent: Living in Singapore?", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2016), "Tiger Airways: Buyout Offer from Singapore International Airlines", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2016), "Jumbo Group: Initial Public Offering", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2016), "Keppel Corporation: A Buyout Offer for Keppel Land", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2016), "Lyxor ChinaH Versus Lyxor MSIndia: Portfolio Risk and Return", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2015), "Standard Chartered Bank: Valuation and Capital Structure", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2015), "Singapore Airlines: In Talks to Invest in Jeju Air", Ivey
Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka and Zhang, Weina (2015), "Temasek's Offer to buy Olam International", Ivey

Research / Teaching Areas

Sovereign Wealth Funds

Government-linked Companies; Mergers And Acquisitions

Ipo Of State Owned Enterprises

Privatisation

Seasoned Equity Offerings;ceo Ownership

Courses

  • FSP4003, Field Service Project
  • FIN2004/FIN2704, Finance
  • FIN3101/FIN3701, Corporate Finance

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Member, CPA (Singapore)
  • Member, CPA (Australia)
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