Richard S. Ruback

Senior Consultant to CRA

Richard S. Ruback is a Baker Foundation Professor and the Willard Prescott Smith Professor of Corporate Finance, Emeritus at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

He is a noted authority on corporate finance and valuation, particularly as applied to mergers and takeovers.

Professor Ruback also has special expertise in setting appropriate discount rates for valuing risky projects, capital budgeting, valuation, and other aspects of corporate control. He publishes widely on corporate finance, taxation, and valuation, and appears regularly at national symposia.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Cigna-Anthem Merger Litigation
    CRA was retained by counsel for Cigna Corporation in a litigation in Delaware Chancery Court arising from its unsuccessful merger with Anthem, Inc. Both...
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  • 02
    Per Share Inflation Estimate Due to Alleged Inaccuracies
    CRA was retained by counsel for a leading accounting firm in a securities class action litigation filed in United States District Court in the District of...
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  • 03
    SWS Group, Inc. Appraisal Action
    CRA was retained by counsel for Respondent SWS Group, Inc. in an appraisal action in Delaware Chancery Court arising from its merger with Hilltop Holdings,...
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