Nick Tarditti is a Director in the firm’s Transaction Opinions business unit and is based in the Los Angeles office. Nick has eight years of experience in advising companies and boards, including rendering fairness opinions and solvency opinions and determining valuations of companies and securities.
Nick has executed numerous financial advisory and valuation assignments involving fairness opinions, solvency opinions, real estate roll-up relative valuations, commercially reasonable debt opinions, strategic planning, financial reporting, and ERISA valuations and transactions.
He has provided fairness and/or solvency opinions in a variety of public and private company transactions, including leveraged dividends, capital raising, going-private, leveraged buyouts, asset sales, reverse mergers, related-party transactions, spin-offs, recapitalizations, and ESOP transactions.
He has advised boards of directors, management, corporate counsel, trustees, and shareholders on a variety of corporate finance and valuation issues for tender offers, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, ESOPs, financings, and other general corporate and tax-related purposes.
His clients represent a broad range of industries including real estate, software, healthcare, aerospace and defense, consumer products, consumer retail, mining, energy, telecommunications, technology, and manufacturing, among others. He has executed engagements for real estate clients including Colony Capital, Douglas Emmett, American Assets and Prologis Mexico; for corporate clients including BMC Software, Epicor, Go Daddy, Hooters, L3, Marriott, Sport Chalet, St. Joseph Health System, SurveyMonkey, and USC; and for private equity and hedge fund clients, including Colony Capital, Vista Equity Partners, H.I.G Capital, Golden Gate Capital, and Sun Capital Partners.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps Nick worked with a boutique valuation firm and as a commercial real estate broker with Newmark & Company.
Nick holds the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses. Nick also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) designation.
Nick co-authored the article “REIT Roll-up Transactions: How Much is Your Manager Worth” in June 2014.