Brian Vahey has worked over 12 years in the financial services sector. He specializes in providing advisory services for clients and attorneys with issues in the finance sector, including asset management, fiduciary duties, regulatory compliance, trading, risk, proper due diligence, fraud, restructurings, bankruptcies, and securities valuations and models. He has analytical and trading experience across a range of investments, particularly within fixed income and asset-backed products, including commercial and residential real estate loans and securities.
As a consultant, Mr. Vahey has been active in investigating and supporting litigation involving asset management, financial services, and securities, including structured financial products of all types including RMBS, ABS, CDOs, and CMBS. His client audience has included investment and retail banks, insurance companies, pension funds, private equity, hedge funds, and individual investors.
Mr. Vahey previously spent over 10 years as an institutional investor in the analysis, management, and trading of fixed income and derivatives. He was a portfolio manager for pension, mutual fund, insurance, CDO, and segregated account investors. He also managed and traded positions for a large hedge fund that specialized in distressed assets.
Mr. Vahey was a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy's Submarine Service and recently retired from the U.S. Naval Reserves.
University of Notre Dame
B.S., Aerospace Engineering
Naval Nuclear Power School
B.S. equivalent, Nuclear Engineering
Mesirow Financial Consulting
2008 - 2012
King Street Capital
2006 - 2008
GE Capital and GE Asset Management
1999 - 2006
United States Navy
Lieutenant commander, Submarine Force
1991 - 1998
On behalf of a corporate defendant, analyzed the validity of management and analysts’ forecasts and their impact on the value of stock prices for $150 million securities fraud class action suit.
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- BRG newsletterDecember 2014
- BRG newsletterJune 9, 2014
- BRG newsletterFebruary 13, 2014
- BRG newsletterOctober 31, 2013
- Financier WorldwideOctober-December 2013
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, member
CFA Institute Charterholder
Chartered Financial Analyst
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt