Jaime d’Almeida is a managing director in the Boston office of Duff & Phelps, and is part of the Disputes and Investigations practice. Jaime has managed over 100 valuation engagements, has over 19 years of experience in economic and valuation analysis and consulting, and has provided both deposition and trial testimony on valuation and damages issues.
Jaime is a testifying expert in corporate finance matters, specializing in shareholder disputes, appraisal rights, business divorces, solvency analyses, preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, breach of contract, merger and acquisition disputes, copyright and trademark disputes, and other commercial and economic damages analyses. Jaime has been involved in numerous dispute matters and has advised clients on a wide variety of topics including: asset-backed securities, business valuation, solvency, financial analysis, investment analysis, fairness and solvency opinions, and analysis of complex financial structures.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Jaime was a senior manager at Ernst & Young in their Valuation and Business Modeling group. In prior positions he was a Manager of Economic and Regulatory Policy for Cable & Wireless’ operating companies in the Caribbean region, and a Consultant at National Economic Research Associates where he provided litigation and regulatory support in the telecommunications industry on topics including antitrust analysis, economic cost models, damage estimations, market entry issues, and economic analyses of modernizing telecommunications networks. Jaime has also worked at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities in the telecommunications sector.
Jaime leads Duff & Phelps’ annual review of Delaware Court of Chancery opinions, and is an Adjunct Lecturer in Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. He is a frequent speaker and author and his corporate finance expertise has been featured in publications such as Valuation Strategies, Law360, the Value Examiner and the ABI Journal.
Jaime received his M.B.A. in entrepreneurship from FW Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and his B.S. in electrical engineering/engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. Jaime is also an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers.