Patrick Crawford is a Senior Analyst with VALUE, a premier firm specializing in the valuation of businesses, securities, and intellectual property. He advises clients through mergers and acquisitions, litigation, and financial reporting.
The scope of Patrick’s work includes valuation analyses and consulting for mergers and acquisitions, including fairness opinions and purchase price allocations. Patrick also provides valuation opinions for financial reporting, such as stock-option valuations, goodwill impairment studies, and transfer pricing analyses. Additionally, he provides valuations of business and partnership interests in matters relating to gift and estate taxes. Patrick provides services to clients in a wide range of industries, including banking, energy, financial services, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, media, retail, wholesale, and various technologies.
Prior to joining VALUE, Patrick spent 5 years working for an early-stage company that operated in the technology, energy, and HVAC industries. His initial role was as an analyst, eventually assuming the role of Director of Finance, Strategy, and Investor Relations. Through his time there and his significant contribution to the company’s development, he obtained a minority equity stake in the company.
Patrick is a CFA Charterholder. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University with a dual concentration in Accounting and Finance. He received his baccalaureate degree in Business Administration at Baylor University.
Patrick grew up in Abilene, Texas where he was introduced to flying at an early age and currently holds his Private Pilot’s License. He currently lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife and son. He enjoys spending time with his family, bow hunting, being out on the lake, traveling with his friends and family, and rooting for all the DFW sports teams.
Accreditations and Designations
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), designated by the CFA Institute