UHY Advisors announced John Ferro has been hired as a Managing Director in the firm’s Business Valuation Group. Based in New York, NY, Ferro advises clients on a range of valuation issues, including their corporate finance, restructuring, and IPO needs.
Ferro has over 37 years of experience providing financial advisory services including valuation, corporate finance, restructuring, and accounting. His work focuses on valuation services, financial and tax reporting, and support for transactions and M&A, as well as company restructurings, reorganizations, and litigation. He has worked with a wide variety of industries, including private equity, financial services, business services, consumer and industrial products, pharmaceuticals, energy, and not-for-profits.
“John is a veteran in our industry with more than 37 years of experience, and his arrival speaks to our growth and commitment to clients in the Greater New York area,” said Michael Mahoney, Managing Partner for UHY Advisors’ Northeast region. “With John’s extensive experience advising clients in regard to valuation matters, such as fairness opinions, IPO assessments, mergers, acquisitions, and global reorganizations, we are able to continue to provide our clients with ‘The Next Level of Service’ and help them grow and expand their businesses.”
“We’re thrilled to have John join the Business Valuation Group. He brings a wealth of experience in valuation, and it melds well with our growing practice,” said John Bautista, Managing Director and leader of the UHY Advisors Business Valuation Group. “With John’s addition, we will be able to better assist our clients with their transaction and restructuring valuation needs.”
Prior to joining UHY, Ferro served as a partner in the valuation practice of a top accounting firm for 16 years. Previously, he was a partner at another top accounting firm where he worked for over 15 years.
Ferro is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a licensed CPA in the state of New York and holds additional ABV, CEIV, and CVA certifications. Ferro holds B.S. in accounting from St. Francis College.