PRIVATE EQUITY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-010297
This seasoned expert witness has 29 years of financial exxperience. He has a broad and deep background in various dimensions of financial services and investment management. He has worked as a senior investment analyst and portfolio manager at Arden Asset Management and Guggenheim Partners, a senior risk officer at Bear Stearns, a convertible arbitrage salesman at Murphy & Durieu, and a credit analyst and loan officer at Manufacturers Hanover. His litigation consulting ...
Expert Witness: E-324595
This highly qualified financial services expert has almost twenty years of experience across sales and trading, research, equity investing, and private equity. He earned his BA in economics and psychology and his MBA from University of North Carolina. He then gained his MS in finance from Georgetown University. This expert has served as a buy side trader and macro analyst at Goldman Sachs, the senior vice president of cross-asset and derivatives sales and trading at ...
Expert Witness: E-135998
This C-level financial executive has 35+ years of experience in investment banking, capital markets, private equity, and business development. He is an expert in the global alternative investment industry with a BS from Boston University, an MBA from Stern at NYU, and the Level I CAIA certification. He is also a regular speaker on the international alternative investments conference circuit and has contributed to various industry publications. Most recently, the expert ...
Expert Witness: E-037236
Since graduating from Northwestern Law School, this expert has worked as a corporate attorney for over 12 years. He has extensive experience advising as to SEC-registered and exempt transactions, including initial public offerings, common and preferred equity offerings and debt offerings. Additionally, he has worked in large, prestigious law firms such as Sidley Austin and also worked at the U.S. Treasury Department on the Troubled Asset Relief Program. He currently is ...
Expert Witness: E-007839
This expert has been working with fire extinguishing systems for 40 years. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and holds membership in both the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and the National Fire Protection Association. He spent 15 years working for Ansul/Wormald, starting as a Development Engineer of fire suppression products and working his way up through the roles of Manufacturing Engineer, Operations Management, Applications Engineer, Product Development ...
Expert Witness: E-008247
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry and is highly familiar with the global trends. Prior to establishing his own consultancy, he held senior positions at Pernod Ricard and Seagram. While Vice President of Marketing for Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail, he created the Marketing Department for this new company which, under his management, grew volume sales to over 1 million cases and over $20 million profit in the Americas Duty ...
Expert Witness: E-036179
This expert is a senior-level investment manager with extensive experience in long/short equity investing. He is an expert in hedge fund strategies, securities selection, portfolio management and other investment-related issues. He has provided consulting, investment research and expert witness services to investment funds and law firms since 2004. He earned his masters in business administration from Harvard Business School and is currently a Senior Investment ...
Expert Witness: E-008437
This expert has over 25 years of experience, transitioning through the professional disciplines of accounting, tax, law and finance, including public accounting and private law practice, as well as legal and corporate finance executive positions with Oryx Energy (now Anadarko Petroleum), Verizon and GreenTech Petroleum. He leverages on multi-disciplinary skill-sets in overseeing capital structure, determining the optimum mix of debt, equity and internal financing, ...
Expert Witness: E-014027
This expert specializes in hotel operations, hospitality industry franchising, management company operations, and guest safety issues. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field. He is a certified hotel administrator. He started his career as the youngest general manager of the Holiday Inn chain at the age of 18. He served as President & CEO of The Equity Hotel Corporation which operated approximately 45 hotels in 14 states including economy, mid-tier and ...
Expert Witness: E-015620
This expert has over 40 years of experience in every area of investment banking, including Mergers and Acquisitions (including LBOS and recapitalizations), Fairness Opinions, Adequacy Opinions, Solvency Opinions, Valuations, Damage Issues, Fiduciary Issues, Advice to Special Committees of Boards and Trustees, Due Diligence and Disclosure Issues, Financing of debt and equity both public and private, Leasing and Real Estate Financing, and many other areas. He graduated ...

PRIVATE EQUITY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Private Equity Fund Receives Low Conversion On International Bonds PRIVATE EQUITY Expert Case

…  case involves a plaintiff private equity fund that owned zero coupon bonds convertible into the common stock issued by an entertainment company. The private equity fund converted its bonds and received fewer shares of common …

Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Results In Theft of $11 Million PRIVATE EQUITY Expert Case

Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Results In Theft of $11 Million

This case involves commercial litigation arising out of the alleged theft of $11 million stolen from a building and construction materials distributor. The distributor’s lumber supplier allegedly overcharged the distributor for lumber, stole proprietary i …

Investment Banking Expert Reviews Equity Dispute PRIVATE EQUITY Expert Case

Investment Banking Expert Reviews Equity Dispute

This case involves a dispute between an investment fund and a luxury resort. The plaintiff firm invested in the defendant’s company, and the investment was executed under a zero-interest convertible note. Under the terms, the firm would either receive the  …

Surviving Trustee Allegedly Violates Fiduciary Duty PRIVATE EQUITY Expert Case

Surviving Trustee Allegedly Violates Fiduciary Duty

…  surviving husband, the nephew made use of trust funds for private expenses, including purchasing a luxury home valued at $2.3 million. …

Asset Broker Accused of Neglected Fiduciary Duties PRIVATE EQUITY Expert Case

Asset Broker Accused of Neglected Fiduciary Duties

This is a securities fraud case where a broker, the employee of a large asset management firm in Illinois, was accused of breaching his fiduciary duty. While soliciting loans from the firm’s clients and claiming personal financial distress, the broker a …

Asset Management Expert Discusses Unauthorized Trades by Broker PRIVATE EQUITY Expert Case

This case involves alleged securities fraud and breach in fiduciary duty in Oregon. The plaintiff was an investor who was working with a broker. The broker was managing a substantial fund, but had begun to move forward with unauthorized trades into highly …

Investment Advisory Service Accused of Breach in Fiduciary Duty PRIVATE EQUITY Expert Case

…  case involves an individual who suffered significant equity losses due to allegedly negligent capital market investment advice …  a strategy that would protect the plaintiff from further equity …