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ARCOT Sridhar

Department : Finance
Associate Professor
Campus de Cergy

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Diplomas

  • 2008 : Ph.D. in Finance (London School of Economics, United Kingdom )
  • 2001 : MSc in Accounting and Finance (London School of Economics, United Kingdom )
  • 1991 : MMS in Finance (Welingkar Institute of Management, India )
  • 1989 : Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Malaviya Regional Engineering College, India )

Career

    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2014 - Present : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2007 - 2014 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)

    Other Academic Appointments

      • 2019 - 2021 : Academic Director Master in Finance (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2018 - 2019 : Visiting Associate Professor (Kelley School of Business, United States of America)
      • 2005 - 2007 : Research Officer, RICAFE2 project, Financial Markets Group (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)
      • 2005 - 2006 : Part –Time Tutorial Fellow, Department of Accounting and Finance (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)
      • 2001 - 2005 : Teaching and Research Assistant (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)

    Professional appointments

    • 1997 - 2000 : Project Leader (Mahindra-British Telecom Ltd, India)
    • 1991 - 1997 : Manager (MIS & Costing) (Foreso India Ltd, India)

Grants

  • 2005 : Recipient of the American Finance Association Travel Grant
  • 2002 : Accounting & Finance Departmental Fellowship (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)
  • 2001 : LSE Research Studentship

Awards

  • 2015 : Syntec de la Recherche en Management award for Best Academic Paper in the Finance/Strategy category (for “Fund managers under pressure: Rationale and determinants of secondary buyouts” joint with Zsuzsanna Fluck, Ulrich Hege and Jose-Miguel Gaspar)
  • 2006 : Winner of the GAM Gilbert de Botton Award in Finance Research
  • 2004 : Best class teacher prize in the Accounting and Finance Department (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)

Teaching

  • 2020 - 2021 : Entrepreneurial Finance & Private Equity (Grande Ecole - Master in Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2016 - 2021 : Hospitality Corporate Finance (MSc in Hospitality Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2014 - 2018 : Corporate Financial Management (Master in Finance ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2011 - 2017 : Financial Management (Global MBA ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2007 - 2021 : Corporate Financial Management (Grande Ecole - Master in Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2007 - 2021 : Mergers & Acquisitions (Grande Ecole - Master in Management ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2006 - 2007 : Teaching Assistant for "Corporate finance" (Executive MSc in Finance course) ( London School of Economics United Kingdom)
  • 2004 - 2005 : 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 United Kingdom)

Professional activities

    Consulting

  • 2007 - Present : From Local to Global: The rise of AIM as a stock market for growing companies (with Julia Black and Sir Geoffrey Owen)

Research activities

    Member of an academic association

  • 2004 - Present : Member of American Finance Association

Theses

  • 2018 : WEI Jiaying (ESSEC Business School), Thesis director, First placement: Assistant Professor - Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
  • 2018 : MCCOURT Maurice (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Assistant Professor - university of melbourne