David Ball is a managing director in the Atlanta office and part of the Valuation Advisory Services business unit. He has 8 years of experience in valuation and financial advisory services.
David has extensive experience in performing valuations of businesses and assets for financial reporting, tax, and mergers and acquisitions purposes. He has performed valuations for purchase price allocation (ASC Topic 805), impairment testing (ASC Topic 350), stock-based compensation (ASC Topic 718), domestic and international tax planning, estate and gift tax and litigation support purposes. David has also valued a wide variety of intangible assets including: proprietary technology, in-process research and development, customer relationships, trade names, franchise rights, Federal Communications Commission licenses, contractual relationships and assembled workforce.
Although David has completed work in many industries, he has concentrated primarily in the technology, information, communications and entertainment industries.
David has also written and administered valuation-focused case studies for use in Duff & Phelps’ annual competition for college juniors.
David joined Duff & Phelps in conjunction with the merger of Standard & Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting (CVC) with Duff & Phelps. Prior to joining CVC, David worked as a systems and applications engineer for Nortel Networks.
David received his M.B.A. in finance and his B.S. in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA) charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the Atlanta Society of Financial Analysts.