Sabrina KHEMIRI is a researcher at the Finance Group of De Vinci Research Center, Paris La Défense. She holds her PhD in finance in 2009 from the IAE of Aix-en-Provence, Aix-Marseille University. Her research interests include financing choice, private equity, governance and innovation. Her recent research works have been published in academic journals such as Journal of Governance and Regulation, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Revue Gestion 2000 and Management International. She is also associate professor at Ecole de Management Léonard de Vinci since 2010 where she teaches financial strategies, financial engineering, portfolio management, financial analysis and data analysis.