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Peter Easton

Outside Expert
University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
To contact Peter Easton, please email Jake George at or call +1.617.864.7900

Peter Easton is an expert in corporate valuation and financial statement analysis.

He has provided expert testimony in numerous cases involving valuation of mergers, acquisitions, and spin-offs. He is the Notre Dame Alumni Professor of Accounting and Director of the Center for Accounting Research and Education at the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame. His teaching, as well as a large part of his expert testimony, involves detailed analysis of financial statements, valuing corporate stocks, assets and liabilities, forecasting future financial statements, and exploring the link between the financial statement information and value.

Professor Easton is author of widely-adopted text books including Financial Accounting for MBAs and Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation. His research on accounting information and securities valuation is published in the leading academic journals. He has served as an Associate Editor for each of the four leading academic accounting journals in the United States and for the leading academic accounting journals in Australia, Canada, and in the United Kingdom. He is currently an Editor of the Review of Accounting Studies. He regularly speaks at workshops and conferences worldwide.

Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
Peter Easton, Mary Lea McAnally, Greg Sommers, and Xiao-Jun Zhang
Published by Cambridge Business Publishers LLC, Chicago. First Edition, 2008, Second Edition, 2010, Third Edition, 2013, Fourth Edition, 2015, Fifth Edition, 2018.
Financial Accounting for MBAs
Peter Easton, Robert Halsey, Mary Lea McAnally, and John Wild
Published by Cambridge Business Publishers LLC, Chicago. First Edition, 2003, Second Edition, 2005, Third Edition 2008, Fourth Edition, 2010, Fifth Edition 2013, Sixth Edition, 2015, Seventh Edition, 2018.
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