Sridhar Arcot
Associate Professor, Finance Department

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications Teaching Other Activities

PhD in Finance - London School of Economics

MSc in Accounting and Finance - London School of Economics

MMS in Finance - Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai (India)

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) - Malaviya Regional Engineering College, Jaipur (India)
Research Areas

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

Venture Capital

Private Equity 

On-going Projects

One size does not fit all, after all: Evidence from Corporate Governance (joint with Valentina Bruno)

In Letter but not in Spirit: An Analysis of Corporate Governance in the UK (joint with Valentina Bruno)

Participating Convertible Preferred Securities in Venture Capital Exits (RICAFE Working Paper No. 020)
Teaching at ESSEC

Corporate Financial Management

Mergers & Acquisitions

Other Teaching Activities
Teaching Assistant for "Corporate finance" (Executive MSc in Finance course) - London School of Economics

Class Teacher for "Corporate finance and Asset Markets" and "Corporate Finance Theory" (both MSc courses) and "Principles of Finance" (2nd year Undergraduate)- London School of Economics
Awards and Distinctions
Winner of the GAM Gilbert de Botton Award in Finance Research

Best Class Teacher prize in the Accounting and Finance Department - LSE


Scientific Activities
Conference Presentations

First Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Austin, Texas, October 2006

Department of Trade and Industry, UK, October 2006

CAF Summer Research Conference, Indian School of Business, India, August 2006

Fourth International Conference on Coprorate Governance, Brimingham, July 2006

Bank of England, CCBS Expert Forum, New Regulatory Models, June 2006

Workshop on Economics & Law, Bocconi University, Milan, May 2006 *

Conference on Coordination and Cooperation across Organisational Boundaries, Cattolica University, Milan, April 2006 *

World Bank, Financial Economics Series Workshop, Februaury 2006 *

Second RICAFE Conference, Frankfurt, September 2004

*indicates presentation by co-author

Affiliations and Academic Responsibilities
Research Officer, RICAFE2 project, Financial Market Group, LSE

Research Assistant, Financial Market Group, LSE

Member of American Finance Association

Professional Experience
Project Leader, Mahindra-British Telecom Ltd, London and Mumbai

Manager (MIS & Costing), Foreso India Ltd, Mumbai (India)
Useful Links

ESSEC Business School
Av. Bernard Hirsch
B.P. 50105
95021 Cergy Pontoise Cedex

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