PJ leads a team that has developed, for private equity clients, certain transparency enhancement tools to help assess and evidence operational and strategic value-add in private equity investments. These include the Kroll Created Value Attribution Framework as well as performance benchmarking.
He has valuation experience related to an array of purposes, including transactions, financial reporting and tax. As part of the Portfolio Valuation service line, he assists clients with the valuation of portfolios of private equity and other illiquid investments. He also assists their portfolio companies and their boards with respect to the valuation of their companies’ stock related to equity-based management compensation plans.
He was previously a managing director with Standard & Poors Corporate Value Consulting and a director in the valuation practices of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Cooper & Lybrand. PJ has authored articles published in Private Equity Manager, Buyouts and Financier Worldwide. He was also a contributing author to The Definitive Guide to Private Equity Valuation.
PJ received his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College, his M.A. from Washington University and his M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School.