Allen Pfeiffer is a managing director in the Disputes and Investigations practice. Mr. Pfeiffer has advised both foreign and domestic buyers, sellers, joint venture partners, hedge funds, private equity funds, plaintiffs and defendants in mergers and acquisitions/corporate finance situations with regard to business valuation, damages, repurchase claims, strategic planning, raising financing, spin-offs, transaction support, bankruptcy, litigation, tax, financial reporting, solvency, valuing derivatives, fairness opinions, IP holding companies, restructurings and capital structure analysis. He’s also been ranked in the Deal Bankruptcy League tables top investment bankers each quarter from 2007 through 2014.
The New York Supreme Court, the United States Bankruptcy Court, the American Arbitration Association and arbitrators operating under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce have accepted Mr. Pfeiffer as a valuation and cash flow expert. In addition to his testifying experience, he has worked often as a lead consultant to attorneys in the context of retrospective solvency and many other valuation and corporate finance matters. Mr. Pfeiffer also led the team as the financial advisors to the Bankruptcy Examiner for Lehman Brothers (Anton Valukas).
Mr. Pfeiffer was a Managing Director with Standard & Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting at the time of its merger with Duff & Phelps in September 2005 and was a member of the CVC practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP at the time of its sale to Standard & Poor’s. Prior to joining Coopers & Lybrand in 1995, and prior to receiving his MBA finance at Columbia Business School, Mr. Pfeiffer worked for an affiliate of Alex Brown and worked as an actuarial analyst at Kwasha Lipton, a benefit consulting firm. Mr. Pfeiffer successfully completed four professional exams within his tenure as an actuary: multivariable calculus, probability theory, mathematical statistics and numerical equations.