Dr. Mukarram Attari is a vice president in the Financial Markets Practice at CRA. He is an expert in the fields of modeling, valuation, and trading with particular emphasis on illiquid securities and markets. Dr. Attari has experience in the modeling and valuation of a variety of financial contracts including equity securities, various types of debt instruments, complex structured securities, options, and other derivatives.
Dr. Attari has worked on matters involving the valuation and trading of credit default swaps, interest rate, commodities, and foreign exchange contracts, valuation disputes between corporations and investors, and securities class actions. In addition to work on finance related matters, Dr. Attari has worked on a number of investigations/reviews of financial markets/institutions by competition authorities. Dr. Attari’s clients have included government agencies, investment banks, private equity firms, auditors, and corporations and their officers and directors.
Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Attari was a professor of finance at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has taught courses on options, futures, derivatives, fixed-income securities, corporate finance, and international finance. While in India, Dr. Attari was a management consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in its Bombay office.
PhD, The University of Iowa, Iowa City
PGDM (MBA), Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
B. Engg., University of Bombay, Bombay, India