Shaan Elbaum is a Director in the U.S. firm in the Transaction Services Practice concentrating in financial reporting valuation. As a valuation consultant for the past five years, he has worked on numerous aspects of financial reporting valuations relating to SFAS 141 purchase price allocations, SFAS 142 impairment studies, SFAS 123R private company stock valuations, and Private Equity investments (for both debt and equity securities). These valuations are for companies located both domestically and internationally pertaining to a wide range of industries including, oil and gas, energy, technology, entertainment and media, aerospace, financial services and more. In addition he has worked on due diligence advisory projects focused on accounting and valuation issues as well as derivatives and hedging activities.
Prior to joining the valuation practice, Shaan spent five years in the audit and business advisory services side of the firm focused on the financial services industry. He has worked on numerous audits of financial institutions and mortgage banking enterprises. On the advisory services side he has assisted in numerous strategic development and operational re-engineering projects for top ten consumer finance and bank affiliated mortgage companies.
Shaan has given many presentations and training classes on various valuation related topics. Most recently he has presented industry hot topics related to Private Equity and Venture Capital valuations to both within the firm and client facing. In addition he has spoken at Mortgage Servicing Conferences during 2005, and at various mortgage companies prior, focused on asset valuation.
Shaan has an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business where he was designated a Fuqua Scholar and earned a B.S. degree in accounting from Yeshiva University. He participated in the AICPA National Banking School program at the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York.