Bryan Benoit is the national managing partner for the Corporate Finance practice in the United States and is a principal in Grant Thornton Financial Advisors LLC, providing fairness opinions and other board services. Bryan also leads the Energy Advisory practice of Grant Thornton LLP.
Bryan specializes in providing opinions to U.S. and international corporations for transaction, tax, financial reporting and dispute purposes. With 30 years of experience in corporate finance, restructuring, accounting and valuation, Bryan advises chief financial and accounting officers, tax executives, boards of directors and legal counsel, and provides opinions on value.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Bryan was managing director in charge of the Houston office of Duff & Phelps (formerly Standard & Poor’s) and a partner in the international accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Bryan has authored a number of published works and seminars on valuation. He has been published and quoted in Bloomberg M&A and Intellectual Property Law, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business School case studies, and other publications.
- Financial services
- Health care
- Hospitality and restaurants
- Life sciences
- Private equity
- Aerospace and defense
- Food and beverage
- Transaction advisory
- Business consulting
- Forensic, investigative and dispute services
- Fresh start accounting
- Federal tax services
- International tax services
- Private wealth services
Professional qualifications and memberships
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
Certified Licensing Professional (CLP)
Securities License (Series 65)
Presentations and publications
Author, “A Wealth of Information in Financial Disclosures May Be Useful in Intellectual Property Litigation,” Bloomberg Law Reports, Sept. 15, 2008, Vol. 2, No. 37.
Co-author, “SFAS 157: An Overview of Fair Value and Valuation Standards for Intangibles,” Business Valuation Review, Winter 2007, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 106–110.
Co-author, “Avoiding the Patent Storm,” Intellectual Asset Management, October/November 2006.
Author, “From Financial Statements to Financings,” The Deal, Jan. 26, 2004.
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MBA, Finance and Accounting, Louisiana State University
BS, cum laude, Computer Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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