Principal Areas of Practice
- Valuations for Financial Reporting & Tax
- Mergers & Acquisitions
Dean is an Opportune Partner responsible for the Oilfield Services Sector and the Valuation Advisory and Tax Service Lines. He has 29 years of experience in valuation advisory and energy consulting serving clients in various segments of the Energy Industry. Dean has extensive experience in performing valuations of businesses and assets for acquisition, divestiture, financing, financial reporting and tax. He has conducted engagements throughout the United States and abroad. Dean’s engagement highlights include performing valuations for various segments of the energy industry, such as exploration and production, midstream, downstream, oilfield services and petrochemicals. He has conducted valuations and consulting engagements in Eastern Europe, South America and Asia for privatization purposes. Dean’s 29 years of valuation advisory experience includes 8 years with Duff & Phelps as practice leader of the Houston office and 17 years in public accounting with Deloitte and KPMG. Prior to entering public accounting, he spent 5 years at Marathon Oil Company in the accounting and tax department.
- Led the Houston office of Duff & Phelps, the largest valuation advisory and consulting firm in the world, and was a leader in the firm’s energy practice.
- Managed valuation engagements for both financial reporting and tax purposes in connection with multi-billion dollar transactions for upstream, midstream, downstream and oilfield services companies.
- Managed worldwide valuation engagements for tax restructuring purposes.