Maurizio Dallocchio is Bocconi University Full Professor of Corporate Finance. He studied at LBS –London Business School and New York University – Stern School of Business where he was also visiting scholar. He is Full Professor of Corporate Finance at Bocconi University, Milan, and has been teaching and researching around the world (CEIBS Shanghai, IMD Lausanne, Stockholm School of Economics, London Business School amongst other Institutions). Licensed Public Accountant and Auditor, he concentrates his research mainly in Corporate Finance, and particularly in Corporate Valuation, Restructuring and Mergers & Acquisitions. He is the author of more than 80 publications; amongst them, he is co-author of Corporate Finance (Wiley and Sons), one of the most popular textbooks in its field worldwide. He was chairman of the Audit Committee of the European Investment Bank (EIB). Particularly active in the not for profit sector, he is also founding partner of a consultancy firm (DGPA&Co) robustly involved in Private Equity, M&A and Corporate Restructuring.