FTI Consulting Appoints Cagatay Koc as a Managing Director
Washington, D.C., May 1, 2019 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Cagatay Koc as a Managing Director, enhancing the firm’s depth of expertise in economic, financial and statistical analysis for complex business litigation and regulatory matters.
Based in Washington, D.C., Dr. Koc brings more than 15 years of experience consulting with counsel on economic issues, working with experts to prepare reports, and deposition and trial support. He also has testified as an expert in a variety of litigation, including securities, copyright infringement and damages matters.
With significant experience in the energy, oil and gas, and healthcare industries, Dr. Koc has analyzed valuation issues in connection with appraisal actions and specific assets such as spectrum holdings and oil and gas assets. He also has addressed customary due diligence practices in public target merger transactions involving strategic buyers and in shelf takedown public offerings of securities.
Dr. Koc has provided valuation and damages analysis in false advertising, trade secrets, breach of contract, defamation, employment termination and insurance disputes. Issues he has addressed include establishing causation, the appropriate measure of damage, estimation of appropriate discount rate, estimation of conditions in the “but for” world, and evaluation of mitigation.
“Cagatay’s expertise and background in litigation and disputes will be a significant benefit to our clients as they navigate contentious matters and seek to protect their reputation and enterprise value,” said Stephen Prowse, a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. “His experience in oil and gas and healthcare adds to our deep bench of talent globally, and I am excited to welcome him to FTI Consulting.”
Dr. Koc joined FTI Consulting from Cornerstone Research. He previously was a visiting academic scholar for two years at the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Economics, taught economics at Columbia University and the University of Texas at Arlington, and served as a consulting economist for NERA Economic Consulting.
Dr. Koc holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin.
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