Mr. Chakrabarti is a Director and member of Houlihan
Lokey’s Portfolio Valuation & Fund Advisory Services practice. He has more than
14 years of valuation experience providing an array of valuation services to
hedge fund, private equity fund, and corporate clients. Mr. Chakrabarti specializes
in advising a wide range of alternative asset investors, including hedge funds,
private equity funds, limited partner investors, and corporations on valuing
illiquid securities and establishing best practices and fair value policies and
procedures. He is based in the firm’s New York office.
Mr. Chakrabarti is focused on leading valuation reviews
of illiquid securities for financial reporting purposes. The securities include
U.S. and global debt instruments, including revolvers, term loans, subordinated
debt and mezzanine debt, partnership units, private equity, and leveraged
investments in industries including consumer products, specialty finance,
P&C insurance, banking, asset management, and manufacturing. Mr.
Chakrabarti has valued businesses, a wide range of debt and equity securities,
and intangible assets across numerous industries for various purposes,
including M&A transactions, financial reporting, tax, restructuring, and
the administration of management compensation plans.
Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Chakrabarti was a
Director in Duff & Phelps’ Portfolio Valuation practice, where he was
responsible for quarterly and monthly valuations and reviews of more than 150
portfolio investments. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, he was a Senior
Manager with Ernst & Young’s Transaction Advisory Services, Valuation and
Business Modeling practice, where he led numerous engagements advising Fortune
100 companies with complex intra-firm transactions, restructuring,
acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, private equity investments,
fairness opinions, and portfolio optimizations.
Mr. Chakrabarti holds B.A. degrees in Economics and Communications
from Rutgers College at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and an MBA, with a
concentration in Finance, from The Wharton School of the University of
Pennsylvania. He is also a CFA charterholder.