Robert F. Bruner

University Professor; Distinguished Professor of Business Administration; Dean Emeritus

Bruner is an expert on mergers and acquisitions. He’s written two books on the subject, Deals from Hell: M&A Lessons That Rise Above the Ashes and Applied Mergers and Acquisitions, which have helped countless students and business people deal with the complexity of mergers and acquisitions. His business expertise is wide-ranging; he’s well-versed in capital structure management, commercial banking and investment banking, corporate finance, financial crises and bank panics, corporate valuation, enterprise leadership and management education. He is co-author of Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value Creation, currently in its seventh edition.

Bruner comments on life, business and current events in his blog. He also tweets regularly on his Twitter account.

B.A., Yale University; MBA, DBA, Harvard University

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