- Managing Director
- T: +1 310 552 3774
- 1840 Century Park East
- Suite 400
- Los Angeles, CA, 90067
- United States
- T: +1 310 552 3774
- B.A. in Business Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
- Certified Public Accountant, California (Inactive)
- Chartered Financial Analyst
- American Society of Appraisers
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Los Angeles
- Business Valuation
- Corporate Finance
- Expert Testimony
- Transaction Advisory
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
Brad Sharp is a Managing Director and is based in Los Angeles. He is a member of the Valuation and Financial Advisory Services group, specializing in business valuation. He has extensive experience across a broad range of financial advisory roles, including fairness opinions, solvency opinions, tangible/intangible asset valuations, litigation support, bankruptcy, business plan development and strategic planning.
Mr. Sharp has completed over 700 engagements in entertainment and media on behalf of management teams, as well as investors and lenders. Mr. Sharp’s work has encompassed film production and distribution, film and television libraries, music catalogues, television production, television broadcasting, cable networks, post-production, production payroll services, digital media and video games. His assignments have been used for transaction support, financial planning, litigation support, collateral purposes, compensation purposes, accounting and/or tax planning purposes. Mr. Sharp has also provided valuation expert testimony in the restructuring of a large mini-major film studio.
Some of the companies that Mr. Sharp has worked with include Universal, Disney, Sony, Lionsgate, Viacom, Relativity Media, Legendary Pictures, Village Roadshow, The Weinstein Company, Revolution Studios, Exclusive Media, Alcon Entertainment, Open Road, A24, Red Granite, Entertainment One, Discovery Communications, NBCUniversal, CAA, UTA, WME, Goldman Sachs, Silver Lake, Fortress, JPMorgan, CIT and Union Bank.
Mr. Sharp joined FTI Consulting with its acquisition of Salter Group, a leading independent financial and strategic advisory firm that specialized in providing business and intangible asset valuations, financial opinions, financial and strategic analysis, forecasting and transaction support covering a broad spectrum of industries.
Prior to that, Mr. Sharp was a Senior Accountant at Deloitte in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group, where he provided audit and assurance services for various technology companies, including both startups to large publicly traded entities. His responsibilities included planning and executing audit engagements, as well as drafting, and reviewing audit work papers and financial statements.
Mr. Sharp holds a B.A. in business economics with a minor in accounting and a specialization in computer science from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a CFA charter holder. Mr. Sharp is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles and a candidate in the American Society of Appraisers.