In “Pandemic M&A Activity,” the Food Institute’s Chris Campbell speaks with Farzad Mukhi, director of investment banking at Duff & Phelps Securities, regarding the current market for mergers and acquisitions in the wake of the pandemic. Mukhi explains the challenges and risks of pandemic M&A activity for those looking to buy, how valuations may change, and what companies can do to best hold on to value as the coronavirus pandemic develops.
Hosted By: Chris Campbell
Edited By: Anthony Deng
Recorded: May 20, 2020
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More About Farzad Mukhi:
Farzad Mukhi is a director in the Los Angeles office and is a member of the firm’s consumer, food, restaurant and retail M&A practice. Farzad has over twelve years of experience in executing mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions for middle-market companies. He is responsible for project management and execution of a broad range of corporate finance engagements, including sell-side and buy-side transactions, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, recapitalizations, debt and equity financings, strategic alternative reviews and fairness, solvency and valuation opinions.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Farzad was a senior analyst and supervisor in the Consulting Group of Wilshire Associates, Inc., a financial consulting firm.
Farzad received his BS in management science with highest distinction from the University of California, San Diego. Farzad holds the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Series 79 and 63 licenses. Farzad is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.
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