Kevin Brooks is responsible for the execution and management of a variety of valuation, litigation, and advisory engagements.  Mr. Brooks has worked with public and privately held companies, partnerships, private equity firms, law firms, and special committees on a wide range of engagements, including fairness opinions, solvency opinions, litigation support, and valuations for strategy, financial reporting, and tax purposes.  In addition, Mr. Brooks has extensive experience valuing equity interests in complex capital structures, financial derivatives, and fixed income securities through application of a variety of quantitative and statistical methods. 

Mr. Brooks is frequently involved in assignments supporting financial and investor reporting, including mark-to-market valuations, purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment testing, valuations of equity incentive awards, stock compensation, and embedded derivatives.  Mr. Brooks also assists in BVA’s litigation support practice where he has been involved in matters relating to lost profits, intellectual property infringement, breach of contract, fraudulent conveyance, and other valuation and solvency-related disputes. 

Mr. Brooks’ experience includes: 

  • Preparation of fairness opinions and solvency opinions to support numerous mergers and acquisitions involving transactions ranging from $100.0 million to $1.0 billion of total invested capital;

  • Provision of assistance to a publicly traded entity with the restructuring and subsequent exchange offer of its $1.0 billion of publicly traded senior notes, which involved various ad hoc analyses to support negotiations with its creditors, valuation and assessment of various equity-linked conversion features, and preparation of a post-close solvency opinion;

  • Preparation of periodic valuations of numerous private-equity backed investments ranging from $20.0 million to $2.0 billion of total invested capital in support of financial and investor reporting pursuant to ASC 820;

  • Preparation of purchase price allocations to support post-transaction fair value measurements pursuant to ASC 805, including Regency Energy Partners’ $5.4 billion acquisition of PVR Partners; and

  • Provision of valuation and strategy-related advisory services in support of mediated and pre-mediation negotiations among shareholders looking to unwind existing business relationships through a buyout of one or more of the shareholders.

Mr. Brooks graduated with High Honors from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and additional coursework in applied mathematics.  He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation from the CFA Institute and is a member of the CFA Society of Dallas/Fort Worth and the CFA Institute.  In addition, Mr. Brooks has passed the Financial Mathematics exam offered by the Society of Actuaries.