Chirag Saraiya
Chirag Saraiya

Adjunct Lecturer of Finance

Print Overview

Chirag Saraiya is a Lecturer in the Department of Finance. Mr. Saraiya launched his career at Merrill Lynch in the Private Placement Group. Following this, Mr. Saraiya joined Banc of America Securities' US M&A Group, where he focused on sell-side advisory work in the consumer and retail sector. He then spent a number years in Banc of America Securities' London and Paris offices helping to expand their European presence, and working closely on cross-border M&A transactions in the industrials sector. In 2003, he joined Training the Street, Inc., a firm that specializes in valuation and financial modeling training for Wall Street firms, private equity firms and business schools globally. Mr. Saraiya has led training seminars in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. He is currently a Principal based in Chicago, heading the company’s Midwest and international operations.

Mr. Saraiya graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University and holds an MBA with concentrations in strategy and international business from the Kellogg School of Management. At Kellogg, he teaches Financial Modeling for Leveraged Buyout Transactions.

  • Recent Media Coverage

    The Wall Street Journal Digital Network ( How to Get an Edge for Analyst, Associate Jobs

    See all Kellogg in the Media
Print Vita
MBA, 2006, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
BA, 2000, Emory University

Other Professional Experience
Principal, Training the Street, 2003-present
Investment Banking / M&A, Bank of America, 2000-2003

Print Research

Print Teaching