Nottingham University Business School


How can corporations create shareholder value?

B18 Xu Yafen Building, Nottingham University Business School Jubilee Campus Wollaton Road Nottingham NG8 1BB
Friday 8th March 2024 (16:00-18:00)

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Join Arvind Balan CFO of Rolls Royce Aerospace on Friday 8 March 2024, 4-6pm at Nottingham University Business School

Listen to Arvind share his experiences and answer questions about mergers and acquisitions (M&A), company restructuring, business management and leadership.

Photo of Arvind Balan, CFO of Rolls Royce Aerospace. Arvind is wearing a dark blue suit with a white shirt and blue tie. He is standing with his arms crossed and smiling.About Arvind Balan

Arvind is the CFO of a business with revenues of over £6bn. Over the last few years he has led the turnaround of Rolls Royce Plc, moving its share price from £0.7p to over £3.10 today. Prior to his time in Rolls Royce, Arvind spent a decade in the energy industry. He has turned several businesses around increasing their valuations by several multiples. Prior to Rolls Royce he was the China CFO and Head of Upstream M&A of Shell Plc.

Arvind has also been involved in some large M&A transactions. His notable ones are Shell's acquisition of BG group for over $6bn and the merger between Arcelor and Mittal for over $35bn. With experience working in the UK, China, Singapore and East Europe, he will share his experiences and stories of what real value creation involves in global corporations today.

Who is this event for?

This event is open to students, staff and alumni of Nottingham University.

Register for the event

To register for the event, please email James Cunningham.

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