Eric C. Briggs
- Senior Advisor
- Corporate Finance
- T: +1 310 552 3774
- B.S., Economics, Brown University
- M.B.A., Applied Finance, UCLA
- USC Marshall School of Business, Academic Advisory Board
- USC Marshall School of Business, Faculty Member
- Chadwick School, Finance Committee
- Business Valuation
- Expert Testimony
- Financial Planning & Analysis
- Private Equity Advisory
- Financial Institutions
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
Eric Briggs is a Senior Advisor at FTI Consulting and is based in Los Angeles. Mr. Briggs is a member of the Valuation and Financial Advisory Services practice and the Fairness and Solvency Committee of FTI Capital Advisors. He has extensive experience across a broad range of financial advisory roles, including intangible asset valuations, litigation support, fairness opinions and strategic planning.
Mr. Briggs has completed over 1,900 engagements across a broad range of industries and purposes. Mr. Briggs’ engagements are often performed on behalf of management teams as well as investors and lenders. Mr. Briggs’ work has been used for investment purposes, effectively setting the price for transactions, and/or in support of a transaction through fairness or solvency opinion; financial planning and tracking purposes, including the development of full operating models for management use; collateral purposes, effectively reflecting the security underlying various loans and debt; compensation purposes, enabling performance based compensation and accounting and/or tax planning purposes.
Mr. Briggs’ previous clients include Goldman Sachs, Sony, Cerberus Capital, Fortress Capital, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase Bank, NBCUniversal, TPG Capital and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. He has also advised clients across multiple industry sectors, including entertainment and media, construction, technology and life sciences.
Mr. Briggs joined FTI Consulting with its acquisition of the 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. He was a Founding Principal and co-managed the firm’s overall practice and project management efforts.
Prior to that, Mr. Briggs was with Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin in the Communications, Media and Entertainment group, and served as a Research Associate at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
Mr. Briggs is also a faculty member in the Finance and Business Economics department at University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He teaches corporate finance, financial strategy and valuation, with coursework ranging from transaction analysis to security valuation. In addition, Mr. Briggs has lectured at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and Brown University.
Mr. Briggs holds a B.S. with honors with distinction in Economics from Brown University and an M.B.A. in Applied Finance from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. He is a member of the USC Marshall Undergraduate Advisory Board and the Finance Committee at the Chadwick School.