Financial Markets Analysis, LLC
Candace L. Preston, CFA


Principal and Founding Member

Ms. Preston brings more than 30 years of experience in the finance arena. Her skills have been honed in management consulting and in valuations for mergers and acquisitions, business planning and other purposes. She was the managing director responsible for valuations at the Bank of New York Capital Markets, Inc. and at Patricof & Co. Capital Corp. She frequently appears as an expert witness in breach of contract, bankruptcy and securities fraud litigation. Her work includes fairness opinions, valuations of limited partnerships and closely held companies including minority interests, and determinations of the reasonableness of executive compensation.

Ms. Preston has performed analyses for the fast food, computer, entertainment, insurance, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and biotech, electronic, retail, cosmetics and other industries.

Ms. Preston holds a bachelors degree in history from Eastern Michigan University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. Ms. Preston has lectured on finance related topics at the University of Chicago, the University of Pennsylvania, and Rutgers University. She has been a panelist on securities litigation matters at the annual meetings of the American Bar Association.