Derrick Nickels is a managing director in the Chicago office and part of the Valuation Advisory Services business unit. He has more than 13 years of experience in performing valuations of businesses and business assets in a variety of industries.
Derrick is a member of the firm's fresh start accounting leadership team and specializes in the industrial products industry. Derrick has extensive experience in advising and assisting clients with implementation of ASC 805 (SFAS 141R: Business Combinations) and ASC 350 (formerly SFAS 142: Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets). Additionally, Derrick has provided clients with valuation services, including tax structuring and compliance, purchase and sale advisement, collateral financing, bankruptcy and reorganization, fresh start accounting, resolution of shareholder disputes and other corporate related matters.
Derrick received his B.A. in finance from Michigan State University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Detroit and the CFA Institute.