David J. Neuzil, CFA, ASA

David J. Neuzil, CFA, ASA is a Manager at the Griffing Group. Mr. Neuzil provides valuation and damages analyses for purposes of commercial litigation, estate and gift taxation, employee stock ownership plan compliance, and marital dissolution. Mr. Neuzil has provided litigation support in a number of high-profile matters in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Mr. Neuzil’s experience covers a wide range of industries, including software, technology, financial services, energy, heavy manufacturing, communications, retail, distribution, real estate, food services, and others.

Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Mr. Neuzil was a Senior Analyst at Neuma, Inc., where he valued and acquired alternative investments for institutional investors.

  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, Northern Illinois University, 2009
  • CFA® Charterholder, CFA Institute
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (Business Valuation), American Society of Appraisers

LITIGATION SUPPORT EXPERIENCE

State of Delaware

Court of Chancery

Blueblade Capital Opportunities LLC, et al. v. Norcraft Companies, Inc. C.A. No. 11184-VCS / 2016-2017

  • Provided analysis regarding the fair value of Norcraft Companies, Inc., a cabinet maker
    that was acquired by Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.

In Re SWS Group, Inc. Appraisal Litigation C.A. No. 10554-VCG / 2015-2016

  • Provided analysis regarding the fair value of SWS Group, Inc., a bank holding
    company.

In Re ISN Software Corporation Appraisal Litigation C.A. No. 8388-VCG / 2014-2016

  • Provided analysis regarding the fair value of ISN Software Corporation, a software-as-a-service company.

City of Miami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust, et al. v. C&J Energy Services, Inc., et al. C.A. No. 9980-VCN / 2014-2016

  • Provided valuation analysis in connection with this lawsuit that sought to enjoin the proposed merger of oilfield services provider C&J Energy Services with a subsidiary of Nabors Industries Ltd.

Charles Kusnyer, et al. v. Platinum Energy Resources, Inc., et al. C.A. No. 7063-VCMR / 2015

  • Provided analysis regarding the fair value of Platinum Energy Resources, Inc., an oil and gas production company that was taken private by its majority owner.

In Re Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Stockholders Litigation C.A. No. 10865-VCG / 2015

  • Provided analysis regarding the economic impact of the stock-for-stock merger of Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. and Grupo FerroAtlántica, S.A.U.

In Re Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. Shareholder Litigation Consol. C.A. No. 7794-VCL / 2014-2015

  • Provided valuation analysis of the cosmetics company Physicians Formula, in connection with a lawsuit regarding fiduciary duties that were allegedly breached in approving the sale of the business.

 

  • “Valuing Bonus Depreciation Under the New Tax Law,” Business Valuation Review, Volume 37, Issue 1 (Spring 2018).