Strategic Research Sponsor of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

Mark Bezant

Mark Bezant
Office:
200 Aldersgate
Aldersgate Street
EC1A 4HD
City:
London
Country:
England
Tel:
+44 20 3727 1047
Fax:
+44 20 3727 1007

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Expert Witnesses

Mark Bezant is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting based in London. He leads FTI’s economic and financial consulting practice in EMEA. He has 30 years’ experience valuing businesses, companies, listed and unlisted securities, intellectual property and intangible assets. He has assisted clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, regulatory compliance and corporate governance (including fairness opinions), financial reporting, tax planning, expert determination and dispute resolution.

From 2010 to 2016 Mark was a board director for Stelara NV, a Belgian holding company for the Truvo group of companies, which operated leading directories, search and advertising businesses, and had annual revenues of c. €90 million.

His roles prior to FTI include European managing director of the finance and accounting services division at LECG; partner in the valuation team of Deloitte’s UK corporate finance practice; and partner-in-charge of the UK economic and financial consulting practice of Arthur Andersen.

Mark is the founding chairman of the Valuation Special Interest Group of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a post he held from 2009 to 2016.

He has carried out some 450 substantive valuations in his career, on both contentious and non-contentious matters, and has been appointed as an expert witness or independent expert on over 200 occasions, to assess damages, valuation or accounting issues.

He has appeared before arbitral tribunals in the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, LCIA, ICC, DIFC, DIS, HKIAC, SCC, SIAC, SCAI, UNCITRAL, ICSID and other arbitration forums, and mediations including under the World Intellectual Property Organization’s jurisdiction.

He has given oral evidence on 50 occasions.

Mark is one of the leading valuation and damages experts active in commercial arbitration worldwide, as identified by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration (2011–2017).

WWL says: Mark Bezant advises on all aspects of valuing businesses, intellectual property and intangible assets, among others, and is known for his “excellent analytical skills” combined with “a calm and credible demeanour on the witness stand”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Economic Consulting - Quantum of Damages

Mark Bezant is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting based in London. He leads FTI’s economic and financial consulting practice in EMEA. He has 30 years’ experience of advising on all aspects of valuing businesses, companies, listed and unlisted securities, intellectual property and intangible assets. He has assisted clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, regulatory compliance and corporate governance (including fairness opinions), financial reporting, tax planning, expert determination and dispute resolution.

He is a board director for Stelara NV, a Belgian holding company for the Truvo group of companies, which operates leading directories, search and advertising businesses, and has annual revenues of €100 million.

His roles prior to FTI include European managing director of the finance and accounting services division at LECG; partner in the valuation team of Deloitte’s corporate finance practice; and partner-in-charge of the UK economic and financial consulting practice of Arthur Andersen.

Mark is the founding and current chairman of the Valuation Special Interest Group of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

He has carried out well over 400 substantive valuations in his career, on both contentious and non-contentious matters, and has been appointed as an expert witness or independent expert on over 200 occasions, to assess damages, valuation or accounting issues. He has appeared before arbitral tribunals in the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, LCIA, ICC, DIFC, HKIAC, SCC, SIAC, SCAI, UNCITRAL, ICSID and other arbitration forums, and mediations including under the World Intellectual Property Organization’s jurisdiction.

Mark is one of the leading valuation and damages experts active in commercial arbitration worldwide, as identified by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration (2011–2016).

He has given oral evidence on 43 occasions.

WWL says: Mr Bezant is praised for his “excellent analytical skills, clear explanations and good writing style, as well as his calm and credible demeanour on the witness stand”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Forensics & Litigation Consulting - Accountants

Mark Bezant is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting based in London. He leads FTI’s economic and financial consulting practice in EMEA. He has 30 years’ experience of advising on all aspects of valuing businesses, companies, listed and unlisted securities, intellectual property and intangible assets. He has assisted clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, regulatory compliance and corporate governance (including fairness opinions), financial reporting, tax planning, expert determination and dispute resolution.

He is a board director for Stelara NV, a Belgian holding company for the Truvo group of companies, which operates leading directories, search and advertising businesses, and has annual revenues of €100 million.

His roles prior to FTI include European managing director of the finance and accounting services division at LECG; partner in the valuation team of Deloitte’s corporate finance practice; and partner-in-charge of the UK economic and financial consulting practice of Arthur Andersen.

Mark is the founding and current chairman of the Valuation Special Interest Group of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

He has carried out well over 400 substantive valuations in his career, on both contentious and non-contentious matters, and has been appointed as an expert witness or independent expert on over 200 occasions, to assess damages, valuation or accounting issues. He has appeared before arbitral tribunals in the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, LCIA, ICC, DIFC, HKIAC, SCC, SIAC, SCAI, UNCITRAL, ICSID and other arbitration forums, and mediations including under the World Intellectual Property Organization’s jurisdiction.

Mark is one of the leading valuation and damages experts active in commercial arbitration worldwide, as identified by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration (2011–2016).

He has given oral evidence on 43 occasions.

WWL says: Mr Bezant is a “high-profile figure” in the industry who has extensive experience assisting clients in a dispute resolution context.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

Follow us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Firms

Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100

Awards

News & Features

Special Reports

Events

Shop

About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2017 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK