Vikram Kapoor is a Managing Director in the Disputes & Investigations practice. He specializes in the area of quantitative finance that includes structured products, derivatives (credit, fx, interest rate and equity), portfolio management and algorithmic trading (including HFT). He has worked on many expert engagements in SEC and DOJ investigations as well as commercial disputes.
Vikram is an expert on matters relating to valuation, trading, rating, portfolio selection and structuring of structured finance assets and derivatives including collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS), cash and synthetic collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) and CDO squared, and credit default swaps (CDS).
Vikram has been involved in the restructuring of hedge funds, re-rating of CLOs, placement of CLO equity and the valuation of cash and synthetic structured financial products. He has significant experience unwinding CDS positions having worked on more than $1 trillion of notional value (corporate and structured finance CDS). He has worked closely with structured finance traders to help mark their books and to negotiate settlements with counterparties. He has also authored white papers on strategies to liquidate large CDS portfolios.
Vikram also has significant M&A valuation experience and intangible asset valuation experience. He has consulted to large software companies on the valuation of their intangible assets, large DTH companies on significant M&A valuations, large banks on bankruptcy and fraudulent transfer issues including matters relating to solvency and valuation of rep and warrant liabilities. Vikram has also valued oil and gas companies. He is an expert on portfolio management, asset selection and suitability for various types of accounts including retirement accounts, trusts and foundations. Further, he has done significant work consulting on matters related to insider trading, both in the credit markets and the equity markets.
Prior to joining Navigant, Vikram was at LECG. He has also worked as a securities broker with National Securities. He is registered with FINRA and has passed the Series 7 and Series 63 exams. Vikram is also a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) and has certification in distressed business valuations (CDBV)..