Chris DeBaere, CFA
Chris DeBaere is a Principal of Hoffman Alvary. Mr. DeBaere’s practice focuses on financial analysis for disputed matters and strategic and business valuation consulting.
Mr. DeBaere analyzes financial damages in a variety of contexts, including patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, false advertising, and other commercial disputes. He is experienced in preparing complex damages analyses relating to lost profits, price erosion, reasonable royalty, and unjust enrichment remedies. Mr. DeBaere’s practice also involves financial analysis in antitrust matters, including the evaluation of alleged “pay-for-delay” transactions and “product hopping” in the pharmaceutical industry.
Mr. DeBaere also prepares business and intellectual property valuations for transactions and litigated matters, including shareholder freeze-outs and bankruptcy proceedings. He has particular experience valuing interests in technology-driven businesses and privately-held entities with complex capital structures. Mr. DeBaere also assists patent holders in developing licensing and monetization strategies, and he is regularly engaged to value patents and other intellectual properties.
Mr. DeBaere received a B.A. in Economics and Art History from Williams College and an M.B.A. from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College, where he received the award for excellence in Finance. Mr. DeBaere also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.