David Rogers

Managing Director

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David is a Managing Director in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice, and is based in London.

David specialises in the valuation of businesses, shares and intangible assets, and in the quantification of complex damages, such as those arising from contractual, shareholder, joint venture, post-acquisition and intellectual property disputes.

David has advised on valuation, damages and intellectual property matters in contentious and non-contentious contexts. He has lead the production of expert reports for matters in the High Court of England & Wales, the UK First Tier Tax Tribunal and in arbitrations under the rules of ICC, ICSID and other arbitration institutions.

David has approximately 15 years of experience of preparing valuations and financial and economic analysis, including over 10 years’ experience of dispute work.

David has worked on the following types of case:

  • Complex loss of profits claims
  • Contentious valuations, including post-acquisition disputes
  • Expert determination

Professional Standing

David is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with a Big 4 accounting firm. He has a Class I degree in Economics from the University of Warwick. David has published articles and given presentations on a variety of topics relating to valuations and damages.

Office

200 Aldersgate
Aldersgate Street
London, EC1A 4HD
United Kingdom

T: +44 20 3727 1000
F: +44 20 3727 1007

David was a real pleasure to work with. He is unswervingly accurate on the detail, yet on top of all the big picture issues, and has the ability to distil complex arguments in a way that makes them accessible and persuasive. I would unquestionably work with him again.

Partner in the commercial litigation and arbitration practice of a leading global law firm

Publications

Article – The Size Premium is 35: Has It Grown Up?

Magnifying glass on graph

In 1981, an academic article was published indicating that, adjusting for risk, investors might require additional returns for investing in the shares of ‘small’ companies.

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Article – Asset-based valuations: Valuation floor or flawed valuation?

Asset-based valuations, such as ‘book value’, are often applied in one of two ways: (1) as a floor or cross-check for values assessed using Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) or market-based approaches; or (2) to value assets not reflected in a DCF or market valuation, such as nonoperating assets. However, the utility of these applications is sometimes misjudged because of misunderstandings about the content of financial statements – in particular, because the requirements (or ‘financial reporting standards’) governing the preparation of financial statements have changed and become more complex in recent decades.

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