Peter Bevan

Principal

Contact

  • Chicago

Education

Peter Bevan applies his financial expertise to complex market settings and to the statistical analysis of proprietary big data. He has over a decade of experience with matters related to financial institutions, structured finance, asset management, market microstructure, and valuation.

Across a diverse range of cases, Mr. Bevan has addressed key issues related to mutual funds and hedge funds, securities markets, and residential mortgage-backed securities. His recent representative work includes:

  • Analyzing how sub-advised variable annuity funds performed in the context of excessive fee litigation
  • Studying the algorithmic trading strategy of a hedge fund to address SEC allegations of market manipulation, and assessing the associated price impacts
  • Reviewing all stages of the mortgage securitization process, including assessing deal structuring, origination due diligence practices, loss causation, and damages
  • Examining and critiquing the valuation methodology performed for a Fortune 500 company in the process of going private
  • Assessing discounted cash flow and multiples valuation methodologies
  • Analyzing loss causation, class certification, and damages in numerous securities class actions alleging misrepresentations and/or omissions to shareholders
Case

Kennis v. Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC

Case

In re BlackRock Mutual Funds Advisory Fee Litigation

Press Release

Cornerstone Research Promotes Four to Principal in Boston, Chicago, and New York

Case

Allegations of Excessive Mutual Fund Fees

Case

Alleged Exclusionary Contracting for Outpatient Services