Ozgur Kan leads BRG’s Credit Risk Analytics practice and is part of the firm’s Financial Services and Securities practices. As part of his credit-related projects, he works with clients on credit analysis and assessments, credit ratings, credit modeling and validation, bond ratings advisory, underwriting due diligence, loan and lease underwriting, deal review, credit model governance, regulatory preparedness, risk compliance, and economic and regulatory capital.
Dr Kan’s experience in expert witness/expert opinion services covers disputes and analysis of credit analysis, assessments, credit ratings and credit risk rating parameters, securities class action lawsuits, assignment of bond ratings across different industries, underwriting of loans and leases, due diligence issues, deal review, and analysis of creditors’ rights.
Dr Kan also focuses on the valuation of mostly credit instruments, bonds, structured deals, workout assessments for reporting, portfolio management, and capital purposes. His expertise also lies in sovereign and country credit risk, and he has built sovereign frameworks for export import banks and export credit agencies in the past.
Dr Kan was also previously a director in the Consulting Services group of Moody’s Analytics, where he led advisory engagements with clients mostly throughout North America and South America on credit ratings, development of internal credit risk rating models and methodologies, credit assessments, recoveries, valuation of credit instruments, PD, LGD/recovery modeling, credit risk analytics, and corporate portfolio stress-testing across all industries. He also previously worked in the valuation, securities and financial services practices of Law and Economics Consulting Group (LECG) and Marshall and Stevens, and as an academic taught MBA and undergraduate courses at two universities.