Sudi Sudarsanam

Cranfield School of Management

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Sudi Sudarsanam

Emeritus Professor of Finance & Corporate Control,
Finance & Accounting

PhD MSc Finance MSc Physics BSc

Sudi Sudarsanam


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate restructuring & turnaround
  • Corporate finance
  • Investment banking

Sudi joined Cranfield as Professor of Finance and Corporate Control in January 2000 from City University Business School, London where he was Professor of Finance and Accounting. He retired in December 2009 and became an Emeritus Professor.

Sudi's main areas of research interest are in corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and corporate strategy. He is one of the leading authorities on mergers and acquisitions in Europe and author of the standard work in this area The Essence of Mergers and Acquisitions (Prentice Hall), which has been translated into five European and Asian languages. His book, ‘Creating Value from Mergers and Acquisitions: The Challenges, an International and Integrated Perspective’ (FT Prentice Hall, 2003) has been acclaimed by both practitioners and academics. Sudi is a member of the UK Competition Commission.
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