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BRG Adds Alternative Investment Industry Professional Michael Athanason as Managing Director

December 15, 2015
BRG press release

Leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm Berkeley Research Group announced today that Michael Athanason has joined the firm as a managing director.

Athanason joins the BRG Capstone* group in New York. He will lead the Private Funds Group Valuation Team and will assist in building the firm's already substantial position in alternative investment valuation services. He brings over 25 years of valuation and corporate finance advisory experience and has been an industry leader in the valuation of alternative investment portfolios for the past 10 years.

He joins BRG from KPMG, where he was the US national leader of the Alternative Investments Valuation practice, and he was previously the global leader of Duff & Phelps' Alternative Investment Valuation Services business.

Athanason specializes in advising on valuation and value management of alternative asset portfolios and has helped clients plan and execute major acquisition, restructuring, recapitalization and financial reporting projects. His substantial experience in advising large pension funds, hedge funds and private equity clients on corporate and alternative investment portfolio valuations, fairness opinions and solvency opinions will be further enhanced by BRG's bench of more than 890 employees.

* BRG Capstone is a trade name of Berkeley Research Group, LLC and certain of its affiliates.

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