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John Levitske

John Levitske is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura, focused on business valuation and complex financial disputes. He has served as a senior advisor to companies, owners, executives, and legal counsel in business disputes, shareholder disputes, and M&A transactions regarding issues of valuation, finance, damages, and accounting. John is based in Chicago.

With more than two decades of Big Four public accounting and international consulting experience, John is seasoned in business valuation, financial analysis, economic damage quantification, forensic accounting, retrospective solvency analysis, and post-merger & acquisition accounting calculations. He handles appraisals of healthy and distressed companies for buyouts of shareholders and creditors, transaction planning, estate and gift taxation, financial accounting, bankruptcy proceedings, and litigation disputes.

John has provided consulting and expert witness testimony services and has served as a neutral party in arbitration and mediation. He has testified as an expert witness in the US and Europe in depositions, hearings, bench and jury court trials, and domestic and international arbitration (ICC, SCC, AAA, JAMS, FINRA, and ad hoc arbitrations) and has served as a neutral arbitrator. In addition, he has rendered binding decisions on disputed matters.

He is co-author of the “Managing Post-Merger & Acquisition Purchase Price Disputes” chapter in the American Bar Association’s 2016 Alternative Dispute Resolution Handbook for Business Lawyers. John has lectured on valuation, financial analysis, and forensic accounting topics to various professional groups, including the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Association of Insolvency & Reorganization Advisors, and DailyDAC-Financial Poise.

In addition, he served as an accounting, finance, and auditing adjunct professor at both the University of Pittsburgh and Point Park University, and as a national exam question writer for both the Uniform CPA Exam and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Accredited in Business Valuation Exam.

Webinars:

The KPI – Cash Flow Modeling and Projections

Series: MBA IN A DAY - ESSENTIALS OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING 2018

You can chase a lot of financial measures of...

Premiere Date: 05/10/2018 3:00pm

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Resolving Shareholder Disputes

Series: COMPLEX FINANCIAL LITIGATION 2018

When business owners come to the point where they...

Premiere Date: 05/08/2018 11:00am

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How to Read a Balance Sheet – And Why You Care!

Series: MBA IN A DAY - ESSENTIALS OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING 2018

A balance sheet provides a snapshot of a company’s...

Premiere Date: 04/12/2018 3:00pm

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Nuts & Bolts of Lost Profit Cases

Series: COMPLEX FINANCE LITIGATION 2018

Business does not always go as planned. When a...

Premiere Date: 04/10/2018 11:00am

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Common Issues and Strategies in Business Breakups

Series: COMPLEX FINANCE LITIGATION 2018

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Premiere Date: 03/06/2018 11:00am

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Finance and Accounting 101

Series: ADVISING THE START-UP 2018

The backbone of any business, startup or otherwise, is...

Premiere Date: 02/13/2018 11:00am

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How to Read Financial Statements and Financial Journalism

Series: PERSONAL FINANCE & INVESTING FUNDAMENTALS 2.0

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Premiere Date: 10/17/2017 11:00am

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Evidence Rule Refresher

Series: NEWBIE LITIGATOR SCHOOL II

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Premiere Date: 03/21/2017 2:00pm

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Nuts & Bolts of Lost Profit Cases

Series: COMPLEX FINANCIAL LITIGATION FOR THE NON - EXPERT

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Premiere Date: 02/23/2017 10:00am

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Post-Closing Business Integration

Series: PRIVATE COMPANY M&A BOOT CAMP 2016

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Premiere Date: 06/22/2016 11:00am

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