Anantha Krishna Divakaruni

Anantha Krishna Divakaruni

Barclays Career Development Fellow in Entrepreneurial Finance


Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Anantha Krishna Divakaruni's research focuses mainly on private equity, and investigates the structuring and financing of buyouts and the performance outcomes of these transactions.

Anant obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India; a Master in Finance from Vlerick Business School, Belgium; and a PhD in Business Economics from Gent University, Belgium. As part of his PhD, Anant spent a year abroad as a visiting scholar at the Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Canada to conduct research on international buyouts.

Prior to his academic career, Anant served as an IT consultant in Denmark in the areas of shipping and healthcare.