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Professors Executive DBA/Bérangère Deschamps

Bérangère Deschamps



Bérangère Deschamps is Professor in Management at Grenoble Alpes University and Researcher at CERAG. In 2014, she was awarded the HDR certification for research supervision in the field of business transfers.

She is the author of about twenty articles in scientific journals and about fifteen book chapters. In 2000, her PhD dissertation examined a specific type of transfer: the external take over process in a purchased company. She is the author, with Robert Paturel, of the publication Reprendre une entreprise saine ou en difficultés [Taking over a company, whether functioning or facing difficulties], Dunod editions (2001, 2005, 2009). In 2001 she coordinated a book with Louise Cadieux, collecting the transferor and the transferee’s views of on each step of the transfer process: Le duo cédant-repreneur, pour une compréhension intégrée de la transmission-reprise des PME [The seller-buyer duet, towards a comprehensive understanding of transfers and acquisitions of SMEs], published by the University of Quebec Press.

Since 2010, she has collaborated with Luis Cisnéros of HEC Montreal on family transfers among siblings. With Didier Chabeaud, she is leading a research group on business transfer bringing together around 40 European researchers. Board member of AIREPME (an international research association in entrepreneurship and SMEs), she also serves as a referee for 7 professional journals and is on the scientific committee of the RIPME (international journal for research on SMEs).