Sridhar Arcot teaches Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions in the MSc and the Advanced Masters programs. Sridhar’s research interests are broadly in corporate finance with emphasis on corporate governance, capital structure, private equity and venture capital. He has published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Business Venturing etc. He was the joint winner of the GAM Gilbert de Botton Award for Finance Research in 2006 awarded by the Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics. He is also a Research Associate of the Financial Markets Group. In addition to his academic work, Sridhar has nearly ten years of professional experience in the Information Technology and Finance areas, both in the UK and India. He holds a Ph.D., in Finance, London School of Economics.