Dr Nicole Lux

Job: Senior Research Fellow

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0) 116 250 6438

E: nicole.lux@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.riskviewanalytics.com


Personal profile

A senior research fellow specialising in fixed income and alternative assets research. Key research interest is in the area of reeal estate finance, bank lending, Basel II, debt ratings and securitisation.

Over 15 years of experience in banking specialising in CMBS origination, debt structuring and real estate finance. Previously worked at Moody's Investor Service, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank involved in load origination and restructuring loans across Europe.

Responsible for Demontfort UK Commericial Property Lending Report which covers ca. 70 UK lending institutions and has been published since 1997.

Research interests/expertise

Real estate lending

Basel II


Credit risk and ratings

Monte Carlo simulation

Areas of teaching

Real Estate Finance

Real Estate Lending


2002 PhD in Agricultural Economics, University of Reading, UK

1998 MSc in Economic Geography, Hanover University, Germany

Membership of external committees

INREV Research Committee (European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles, 2015/16

Membership of professional associations and societies

Association of Property Lenders, since 2011

UK CFA Society, since 2002

Professional licences and certificates

Licence obtained, certifying institute, not commercially sensitve information.

Conference attendance

Lux, N, Moss A (2013): Pricing REIT liquidity through the cycle - the European experience 2002 - 2012, conference paper presented at ERES 2013.

Lux, N (2003): The relationship between size, diversification and risk in German real estate investment funds. Paper presented at the ERES conference, Helsinki.

Externally funded research grants information

UK Commerical Real Estate Lending Project, since 1997, various industry institutions.


Lux, N (2012): Assessing real estate risk - models, concepts, methods. Euromoney, London.


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