Deepa is a Managing Director in our Irvine Office. She has over 20 years of experience in valuation and transaction consulting related with mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliation agreements, and divestitures. Deepa’s valuation experience relates to financial and SEC reporting, corporate tax planning and restructuring, fairness opinions, litigation, gift and estate planning, reorganization, and bankruptcy. She has rendered numerous valuations of business enterprise, intangible assets, equity and debt instruments for allocations of purchase price, corporate acquisitions and divestitures, fresh start accounting, goodwill impairment, and other financial and tax reporting purposes.
Deepa has provided valuation services for public and private companies in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and South Africa. She has also worked extensively with portfolio companies of private equity firms and with attorneys on shareholder disputes, buy-side valuations, and cheap stock issues.
Deepa has conducted valuations in a variety of industries within the consumer and industrial products and services, technology, healthcare, and life science sectors. Some of the industries served include aerospace, apparel, automotive, biotechnology, chemicals, computer hardware and software, data and analytics, defense, engineering and construction, environmental, ﬁnancial services, gaming, health care, hospitality, Internet services, manufacturing, medical device, pharmaceuticals, renewable energy, restaurants, retail, telecommunications, toys, utilities, and others.
Deepa’s professional career covers both corporate and consulting experience. Previously, she was a Director at Duff & Phelps, LLC and Standard & Poor’s in their valuation practice, as well as a Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in their ﬁnancial advisory group. Deepa’s corporate experience includes working on mergers and acquisitions at General Motors/Delphi Automotive Systems, where she worked on several transactions in Asia, Eastern Europe, and Mexico as well as on the spinoff of Delphi Automotive Systems from General Motors. Deepa has also worked in the ﬁnance and marketing groups of Bausch & Lomb and Colgate Palmolive.
Deepa received her MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester, Simon School of Business in New York. She received her Masters in Management Studies from Bombay University, India and her Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics from BIT, India.
Deepa is on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross, Orange County, as well as on the Board of the Organization of Women Executives. Deepa is also a Member of the Forum for Corporate Directors, and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).