Patricia Charléty

Professor, Economics Department at ESSEC








Ph.D. in Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. HDR in Management, University Paris DauphineDEA d''Economie, IEP, ParisESSEC
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Patricia Charléty teaches both Economics and Finance in the MiM and PhD programs. Her research interests focus on Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Governance. She co-authored the textbook Les Décisions Financières de l’Entreprise with Roland Portait, contributed chapters in several books and published articles in various economics and finance journals (Revue Economique, Finance, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics…). In 2003, she received the award for the Best Article of the year published in Finance. She was a Visiting Professor at Keio Business School in 1991. She sits on the French Security and Exchange Scientific Advisory Board (AMF) since 1994 and actively serves at the French Institute of Directors (IFA). Patricia also regularly contributes to working groups on topics like Tender Offers, Shareholder Meetings (French Ministry of Finance, Security and Exchange Commission, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations).

Research Areas


Mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, corporate governance.


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