Dr George Alexandrou
Accounting, Finance and Informatics
KHBS317 Kingston Business School
Kingston Upon Thames
- 020 8417 9000 Ext: 65435
George joined Kingston University in 2003 from Essex University. Prior to that, he was a lecturer at Bristol University and the Cass Business School. He had also an appointment as Visiting Professor at the Erasmus School of Business in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
George has a degree in mathematics and a degree in accounting and finance. He received his PhD at the Cass Business School in the area of corporate finance and his main research interests are in the following areas: mergers, acquisitions and divestments; corporate restructuring; corporate governance; banking and finance.
George has presented papers in a number of international conferences and has reviewed papers for the conferences and journals, including the European Financial Management, Accounting and Business Research, British Accounting Review; Midwest Finance Association; British Journal of Management; European Journal of Finance and International Journal of the Economics of Business. At Kingston George teaches postgraduates and undergraduate courses in corporate finance and finance and investments. He is also involved in supervision of MSc dissertations in the areas of his research interests.
Mergers, acquisitions and divestments; corporate restructuring; corporate governance; banking and finance.
Alexandrou, George, Gounopoulos, Dimitrios and Thomas, Hardy M. (2014) Mergers and acquisitions in shipping. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 61, pp. 212-234. ISSN (print) 1366-5545
Farmer, Mark, Archbold, Stuart and Alexandrou, George (2013) CEO compensation and relative company performance evaluation: UK evidence. Compensation & Benefits Review, 45(2), pp. 88-96. ISSN (print) 0886-3687
Sudarsanam, Sudi, Salami, Ayo and Alexandrou, George (2002) Rational expectations, analysts' forecasts of earnings and sources of value gains for takeover targets. Journal of Banking & Finance, 26(1), pp. 153-177. ISSN (print) 0378-4266
Alexandrou, George and Sudarsanam, Sudi (2001) Shareholder wealth effects of corporate selloffs: impact of growth opportunities, economic cycle and bargaining power. European Financial Management, 7(2), pp. 237-258. ISSN (print) 1354-7798
Conference or Workshop Item
Alexandrou, George, Koumanakos, Evangelos and Chytis, Evangelos (2011) Anticipated effects of International Accounting Standards in micro entities from the viewpoint of preparers. In: 10th Conference of the Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association (HFAA) 2011; 16-17 Dec 2011, Athens, Greece. (Unpublished)
Farmer, Mark A., Alexandrou, George and Archbold, Stuart (2011) New evidence of relative performance evaluation (RPE) in UK chief executive realised incentive compensation. In: The 2nd Annual Faculty of Business and Law Conference: Emerging Issues in Business and Law; 10 May 2011, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Alexandrou, George, Koulakiotis, A. and Dasilas, A. (2010) The integration of the European banking industry. In: Emerging Issues in Business and Law; 22 Jun 2010, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Alexandrou, George and Turner, Geoffrey (2004) Corporate lending decisions in the UK banking practice. In: 27th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA); 1-3 Apr 2004, Prague, Czech Republic. (Unpublished)
Alexandrou, George, Alizadeh, Amir and Plattner, Heidi (2004) The effect of the equity-based managerial remuneration on the quality of the joint venture decisions. In: 27th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA); 1-3 Apr 2004, Prague, Czech Republic. (Unpublished)