Dimitris Kyriazis is currently an Assistant Professor (equivalent to Senior Lecturer in the UK) at the Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus (Greece). He teaches Financial Management, Corporate and Business Strategy to undergraduate courses and Mergers and Acquisitions to both undergraduate and post-graduate courses. He holds a PhD in Economics from the City University, London. The topic of his doctoral thesis was on Mergers and Acquisitions. Prior to his academic assignment in the University of Piraeus (2002), he has worked (1997-2001) for Alpha Bank in Athens getting involved in mergers and acquisitions projects. His research work is focused on the issues of mergers and acquisitions, hedge fund activism and corporate governance, information asymmetry, investment strategy and market efficiency. His papers have been published in highly rated academic journals, such as the Strategic Management Journal, European Financial Management, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. He has presented his research work in several international academic conferences and has been a referee of working papers in various academic journals such as, “International Review of Economics and Finance”, “Applied Eco-nomics”, “Applied Financial Economics” and “Journal of Economics and Finance”. He is the author of a book entitled “Mergers & Acquisitions”, which was written in Greek and was first published in Athens (2007). The second updated edition of this book has been completed in year 2016 and is available from the editions “Diplographia”. He has done seminars for professionals in the private sector.