Leonella Gori

Curriculum Vitae

Gori Leonella is Lecturer of Finance and Real Estate at SDA Bocconi School of Management.

Her collaboration with SDA Bocconi began in 2002. She is faculty member of full-time and executive masters (Master in Corporate Finance, MBA and Global Executive MBA, Courses of Enterprise and Financial Risk Management, Financial Management and Corporate Finance). She teaches a Preparatory course at the Bocconi University – Graduate School and she taught  Financial management and Corporate Banking at the Graduate School in Management, Bocconi University. She was team member in research projects financed by the European Union and coordinated by SDA Bocconi School of Management. She is fellow at the Baffi –Carefin Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation, Bocconi University. She coordinates Executive Education projects for the TOP management of a multinational company located in the Far East and she is Jury Member in the MBA Annual International Competition in Finance organized by SDA Bocconi School of Management. She achieved the SDA Bocconi teaching excellence award – Specialized Masters -  in 2011 and in 2012.

Her research is focused on enterprise valuation topics and on private equity. Recently, she has focused on the riskiness affecting private equity activity and companies in turnaround situations. The results of her studies on private equity appear in a working paper part of the Baffi – Carefin Centre Research, presented at the International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2016, Sevilla) and in seminars at Düsseldorf  University and in Rome, La Sapienza University).  

She is coauthor of books on Enterprise Valuation and she is coauthor of several articles published by Economia&Management Journal on private equity activity. She wrote about preferential financing and recently she has carried out studies and written an article about the role of Fintech in the financial system.

Degree cum laude in Business Administration, Bocconi University, 2002, PhD in Corporate Finance, Trieste University, 2008. International Teacher Programme, 2009. Her education includes piano studies and some conservatory exams.


Research Interests

  • Financial Analysis
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Financial Structure
  • M&A
  • Private Equity