Boris Steffen

Boris Steffen is Director and Principal at Navigant Economics LLC. He is an expert in financial and managerial accounting, corporate finance and valuation with significant multi-industry, multi-company and cross-border experience in operations, finance, strategy and litigation. As an advisor in financing, investment and restructuring transactions and claims, matters in which he has consulted include antitrust and competition policy, bankruptcy, restructuring and solvency, contracts, intellectual property, international trade and arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation, pricing, costs and profitability, and securities.

As a corporate development executive and regulatory advisor, Mr. Steffen has advised in transactions valued in excess of $100 billion. Sectors in which he has consulted include the aerospace, automotive, beef processing, business services, cable network, chemical, consumer product, defense, electronic imaging, financial services & banking, food & beverage, healthcare, independent power, information technology, insurance, internet, newspaper, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, printing, pumps & controls, retail, semiconductor, software, steel, telecom, tobacco and electric utility industries. In hearings to review the proposed $13 billion merger of Exelon Corp. and PSEG, Mr. Steffen assessed the transaction’s synergies for the State of New Jersey, while in FTC v. Staples/Office Depot, he testified as to industry structure, synergies, pricing and profitability on behalf of the FTC. Most recently he advised AMD on damages in its antitrust suit against Intel, which was settled by Intel’s payment to AMD of $1.25 billion.

Mr. Steffen has held positions in finance, public policy, corporate development and consulting with Inland Steel Industries, the FTC, Bureau of Competition, U.S. Generating, and LECG. He holds a Master of Management degree with specializations in accounting and finance from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Bachelor of Music degree in Applied Music from DePaul University. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Distressed Business Valuation Analyst, and member of the AICPA, ABA, ABI, Insol, AIRA, ASA and American Finance Association.

Date published: Jan 19, 2009

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