Professor level 1


Accounting & Corporate Finance

Research topics

1. Family Business

2. Entrepreneurial Finance

Prices and awards

Best Paper Award
Empirical Research, California. Family Business Conference
Best Innovation in New Executive Programs
Price of "L'Etudiant"



  • Association “A3E” (Association of experts in Valuation)

Communications & Seminars

  • 2001: Mahérault L., "Medium Sized Family Businesses Financial Behaviours: an Empirical Study over a five years period of quotation", EGOS Colloquium, July,Lyon.
  • 2000: Mahérault L., "Is there any specific equity route for Small and Medium Sized Family Businesses ? ", Family Business Network Annual Conference, October,London(Proceedings)
  • 1999: Mahérault L., “Valuing high growth firms: a comparative study on practices of Venture Capital Firms and Underwriters: is there a valuation gap and why?”, EFMD conference,Lisbon(Proceedings)
  • 1999: Mahérault L., “Is dealing with venture capitalists still a necessary stage in the dilution process of equity structure?”, RENT XIII (ECSB conference),London, (Proceedings)
  • 1999: Mahérault L., "Does choosing a section of the stock exchange matter in the IPO?", ICSB World conference, Naples (Proceedings)
  • 1998: Mahérault L., "Investment and financing in entrepreneurial SME's: how flotation growth and size influence the link between those two policies” 8th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Research Conference, INSEAD, Fontainebleau (Proceedings)
  • 1997: Mahérault L., « Fonction d'investissement et cotation: une étude empirique sur des PME familiales », Actes sur CD Rom, Journées Internationales de l'AFFI, Grenoble, June (Investment function and quotation: an empirical study of French family-owned businesses)
  • 1996: Mahérault L., « Comportement financier des entreprises familiales : approche empirique », Journées Nationnales de l'AFFI, Paris, décembre (Financial behaviour of family businesses : an empirical approach)