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Philip  Graves

Philip Graves

Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Senior Manager, Advisory Services/Business Valuation
San Francisco, CA, USA

Phil Graves specializes in providing valuation, strategic financial planning and other financial advisory services in connection with mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcy, reorganization, planning and other settings.

Mr. Graves routinely performs business valuations for the following purposes: mergers, tax planning, impairment testing, and purchase price allocation.

Mr. Graves has appraised the following assets: noncompete agreements, backlog, customer lists, patents, trade names and trademarks, proprietary technology, computer software, and favorable contracts.

While he is primarily focused on the consumer and industrial products industry, Mr. Graves has performed valuation studies in a number of industries including retail, aviation, rail, food processing, manufacturing, technology, and energy and construction.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, Mr. Graves worked for a global professional services firm.  In this capacity, he assisted companies with investigating allegations of wrongdoing related to earnings management and revenue recognition.

Professional Affiliations

  • CFA Institute, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Member, CFA Institute
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in California and Texas
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


  • Texas A&M University, M.S., Finance
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A., Accounting

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