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Sami Torstila

Associate partner
Sami Torstila is Associate Professor of Finance at Aalto University School of Economics. Sami has been involved in our team's activities since 1998. He advises our clients in selected projects related to his field of expertise such as mergers and acquisitions and investment strategy.


Sami joined Nordic Adviser Group in 1998. Sami has held academic teaching and research positions at Aalto University and its predecessor Helsinki School of Economics since 1997. Sami has published numerous articles in top scientific journals such as Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Journal of International Business Studies. From 2009 to 2010, Sami was visiting scholar at Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and from 1996 to 1997 investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs in London. At Goldman, he worked with mergers and acquisitions as well as equity and debt offerings. Sami received a D.Sc. degree in Finance in 2000 and an M.Sc. degree in Finance with honors in 1996, both from the Helsinki School of Economics. He also holds an LL.M. degree with a specialization in Tax Law from the University of Helsinki.
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