Sudip Patra was an Assistant Lecturer in Finance at Coventry University Business school in the United Kingdom. Past Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and master’s module in the areas of econometrics, economic modeling and corporate finance theory as well as dissertation supervision. Research interest encompass dividend signaling theory under information asymmetry, game theory for applied corporate finance, econometric modeling, and allied areas. Research activity involves producing academic papers in corporate finance and signaling in mergers and acquisitions with senior coauthors at Coventry University, some of which have been presented in peer-reviewed conferences, including BAFA, LSE, FEBS and the university of Surrey. Sudip is currently pursuing PhD in Finance at Glasgow University.