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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 portfolio strategy.


Sami joined Nordic Adviser Group in 1998. Sami has held academic positions at Aalto University and its predecessor Helsinki School of Economics since 1997. From 2014 to 2016, he was Head of the Finance Department at Aalto University School of Business. From 2009 to 2010 and 2016 to 2017, Sami was visiting scholar at Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and from 1996 to 1997 investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs in London. His research has been published in top scientific journals such as Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of International Business Studies, Management Science, and European Law Review. Sami is a member of the Nasdaq Helsinki disciplinary board and the City of Helsinki assets and liabilities management committee. Sami holds D.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Finance from the Helsinki School of Economics and an LL.M. from the University of Helsinki.
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