Varun Sood is a Vice President in the firm’s Valuation and Financial Advisory Group, where he has worked on valuation projects for financial accounting and tax reporting purposes. His areas of expertise include valuation of contingent considerations, convertible debt, embedded derivatives, stock-based compensation, and portfolio valuation for PE/VC/BDC clients.
Prior to joining Houlihan Capital, Mr. Sood spent more than three years with the Business Valuation Group at RSM US, LLP in their Complex Financial Instruments valuations practice, where his responsibilities ranged from performing valuation of derivatives, convertible debt, contingent consideration, swaps, and other complex securities to review of fair value analyses for financial reporting purposes, and creation of financial models/analyses for ASC 350, ASC 718, ASC 805, ASC 820, and fair market value analyses. Mr. Sood has also worked with Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services in their Investment Banking Research division previously.
Mr. Sood earned an MS in Financial Mathematics from the University of Minnesota, MBA in Finance and Accounting from ICFAI Business School, India, and a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Physics from the University of Delhi, India. He is in the process of becoming a CAIA charter holder and has cleared the Level I exam.