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Articles in peer-reviewed scientific Journals

Last updated: 16th August 2023


  • A. Nörthemann, E. Lutz (2023). Venture Capital Syndication. In: Cumming, D., Hammer, B. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Private Equity. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, accepted.
  • A. Nörthemann, E. Lutz (2023): Blinded by the light? Analyzing celebrity endorsements in Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, In: The Journal of Alternative Investments, accepted.
  • A. Nörthemann (2023): Industry-specific specialization in venture capitalists’ internationalization decisions, In: Journal of Business Economics, Vol. 93, No. 5, pp. 891-927.


  • N. Lehnertz, C. Plagmann, E. Lutz (2022): Effects of Venture Capital Mega-Deals on IPO Success and Post-IPO Perfromance, In: Financial Analysts Journal, , Vol. 78, No. 4, pp. 99-120..
  • N. Lehnertz, C. Plagmann, E. Lutz (2022): Why deep pockets make great borrowers: an empirical analysis of venture loans, In: Journal of Business Economics, Vol. 92, No. 9, pp. 1431–1453.


  • A. Moritz, T. Naulin, E. Lutz (2021): Accelerators as drivers of coopetition among early-stage startups, In: Technovation,  Vol. 111, article 102378.
  • B. Schierstedt, M. Corten (2021): The influence of private family firm characteristics on audit fees: the family name as a red flag, In: Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 35, Np. 5, pp. 785-811. 
  • C. Granz, E. Lutz, M. Henn (2021): Scout or Coach? Value-added services as selection criteria in entrepreneurs’ venture capitalist selection, In: Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance,  Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 5-40.
  • A. Bergfeld, C. Plagmann, E.Lutz (2021): Know your counterparts: The importance of wording for stakeholder communication in social franchise enterprises, In: Voluntas – international Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol. 32, No.1, pp. 104-119.
  • C. Granz (2021): How do bank-affiliated venture capitalists do deals? Towards a model of multiple investment logics, In: Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 440-481.

  • B. Schierstedt, M. Henn, A. Müsch (2021): Perceived independence or knowledge spillovers: The demand for non-audit services among family businesses, In: International Journal of Management Practice, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1-34.


  • B. Schierstedt, M. Henn, E. Lutz (2020): Diversified acquisitions in family firms: Restricted vs. extended family priorities, In: Journal of Family Business Strategy, Vol. 11, No. 2, article 100357.
  • N. Brüne, E. Lutz (2020): The effect of entrepreneurship education in schools on entrepreneurial outcomes: a systematic review, In: Management Review Quarterly, Vol. 70, No. 5, pp. 275–305.
  • A. Bergfeld, E. Lutz, B. Scheck (2020): Social Franchising: A Transitional Solution for Scaling Up Social Entrepreneurial Organizations?, in: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 17-38.


  • C. Plagmann, E. Lutz (2019): Better safe than sorry – the impact of trust on venture capitalists‘ choice of syndicate partners, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 231-257.
  • C. Plagmann, E. Lutz (2019): Beggars or Choosers? Lead venture capitalists and the impact of reputation on syndicate partner selection in international settings, In: Journal of Banking and Finance, No. 100, pp. 359–378.


  • H. Hottenrott, E. Lins, E. Lutz (2018): The Effect of Subsidies on New Ventures’ Access to Bank Loans, In: Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 786-808.
  • E. Lins, K.J. Fietkiewicz, E. Lutz (2018): Effects of Impression Management Tactics on Crowdfunding Success, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 534-557.
  • E. Lutz, M. Henn (2018): Macht oder Ohnmacht? Private Equity als Finanzierungsinstrument in familiengeführten und nichtfamiliengeführten Unternehmen, In: Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis (BFuP), Vol. 70, No. 5, 525-553.
  • A.-K. Achleitner, R. Braun, E. Lutz, F. Tappeiner (2018): Private Equity Group Reputation and Financing Structures in German Leveraged Buyouts, In: Journal of Business Economics, Vol. 88, No. 3-4 (Mai 2018), pp. 363-392.


  • E. Lins, E. Lutz (2017): Family Involvement as a Catalyst for Female Opportunity Recognition, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 270–287.
  • M. Henn, E. Lutz (2017): Private Equity in Family Firms: Drivers of the Willingness to Cede Control, In: Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 1-28.


  • M. Hesse, E. Lutz, E. Talmor (2016): Liquidity Runway and Horizon of Disappointment: Business Model of Venture Lending, In: Journal of Alternative Investments, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 28-37.
  • P. Jaskiewicz, E. Lutz, M. Godwin (2016): For Money or Love? Financial and Socioemotional Considerations in Family Firm Succession, In: Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Vol. 40, No. 5 (September 2016), pp. 1179–1190.
  • E. Lins, E. Lutz (2016): Bridging the Gender Funding Gap: Do Female Entrepreneurs Have Equal Access to Venture Capital?, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 27, No. 2/3, pp. 347-365.


  • A. Moritz, J.H. Block, E. Lutz (2015): Investor Communication in Equity-Based Crowdfunding: a Qualitative-Empirical Study, In: Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 309-342.
  • J. Mair, J. Mayer, E. Lutz (2015): Navigating Institutional Plurality: Organizational Governance in Hybrid Organizations, In: Organization Studies, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 713-739.


  • A.-K. Achleitner, R. Braun, E. Lutz, U. Reiner (2014): Industry Relatedness in Trade Sales and Venture Capital Investment Returns, In: Small Business Economics, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 621-637.
  • A.-K. Achleitner, C. Figge, E. Lutz (2014)*: Drivers of Value Creation in a Secondary Buyout: The Acquisition of Brenntag by BC Partners, In: Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 278-301.


  • E. Lutz, M. Bender, A.-K. Achleitner, C. Kaserer (2013): Importance of Spatial Proximity between Venture Capital Investors and Investees in Germany, In: Journal of Business Research, Vol. 66, No. 11, pp. 2346–2354.
  • A.-K. Achleitner, E. Lutz, J. Mayer, W. Spiess-Knafl (2013)*: Disentangling Gut Feeling – Assessing the Integrity of Social Entrepreneurs, In: Voluntas - International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 93-124.


  • E. Lutz, G. George (2012): Venture capitalists’ role in new venture internationalization, In: The Journal of Private Equity, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 26-41.
  • A.-K. Achleitner, O. Bauer, C. Figge, E. Lutz (2012): The Case for Secondary Buyouts as Exit Channel, In: Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 102-111.
  • E. Lutz, pp. Schraml (2012): Family Firms: Should They Hire an Outside CFO?, In: Journal of Busines Strategy, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 39-44.


  • A.-K. Achleitner, K. Herman, J. Lerner, E. Lutz (2010)*: Family Business and Private Equity: Conflict or Collaboration? The Case of Messer Griesheim, In: The Journal of Private Equity, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 7-20.
  • A.-K. Achleitner, E. Lutz, K. Herman, J. Lerner (2010): New Look: Going Private with Private Equity Support, In: Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 38-49.
  • A.-K. Achleitner, E. Lutz, pp. Schraml (2010)*: Quantitative Valuation of Platform Technology Based Entrepreneurial Companies, In: International Journal of Entrepreuneurial Venturing (IJEV), Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 352-366.

2009 and earlier

  • E. Lutz, A.-K. Achleitner (2009): Angels or Demons? Evidence on the Impact of Private Equity Firms on Employment, In: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB), Sonderheft Entrepreneurial Finance, No. 5, pp. 53-81.
  • A.-K. Achleitner, pp. Jarchow, E. Nathusius, pp. Schraml (2008): Bericht zu „Management und Bewertung von IP-basierten Unternehmen“, In: GRUR International, Vol. 57, No. 7, pp. 585-589.
  • A.-K. Achleitner, E. Nathusius (2005)*: First-Chicago-Methode – Alternativer Ansatz zur Bewertung von innovativen Unternehmensgründungen bei Venture-Capital-Finanzierungen, In: Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis (BFuP), Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 333-347.

* Publication with alphabetically sorted author lists as corresponding author.

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