They do an excellent job with their research and analysis on entity valuations, but also do not shy away from the more unusual assets.

Victoria Kaempf
Lakin Spears, LLP

Representative Engagements

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Pluris takes on a wide range of valuation, infringement, or economic damages cases where our expertise may be helpful - including disputed matters involving auction-rate securities, distressed debt, bankruptcy claims, restricted stock, convertibles, warrants, intellectual properties, private equity, business valuation, or real estate. Representative engagements include: 

  • Stuckey v. Online Resources Corp - Pluris provided valuation analysis, an expert report, and testimony in depositions and at trial related to damages for failure to register a large block of restricted stock issued by a public company. Resulted in a verdict of more than $15 million of damages for our client. 2012
  • [Confidential Settled Matter] - Pluris provided valuation analysis and an expert report in litigation between an investor and a public company for failure to deliver on certain anti-dilution provisions for warrants. Resulted in significant settlement for our client. 2013
  • [Confidential Matter] - Pluris provided valuation analysis and an expert report in litigation between two hedge funds regarding the value of a portfolio of restricted stock, warrants, and convertibles. 2011
  • [Confidential Arbitration Matter] - Pluris provided valuation analysis focused on the discount for lack of marketability (DLOM) applicable to a $30 million position in a public company. 2007
  • [Confidential Arbitration Matter] - Pluris provided valuation services, and an expert report, for a purchaser of approximately $42 million of Auction-Rate Securities in a FINRA arbitration against the selling broker. Very favorable settlement for our client. 2011
  • Deephaven Distressed Opportunities Tradings, LTD. et al v. 3V Capital Master Fund LTD. et al - Pluris provided valuation analysis and an expert report in litigation regarding a substantial trade claim position against a bankrupt firm. Our valuation conclusions were accepted by the court. 2012
  • [Confidential Matter] - Pluris provided valuation analysis and an expert report in litigation regarding a bankruptcy claim of more than $200 million. 2014
  • Plaintiff's Shareholder Corporation v. Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company - Pluris provided valuation analysis, an expert report, and deposition testimony (for a trial), in addition to arbitration testimony in the same matter. Case involved a $36 million damages claim against our client related to the value of an investment in the client. Panel held against the plaintiff and the case settled at a very favorable settlement for our client. 2013
  • [Confidential Settled Matter] - Pluris provided valuation analysis and an expert report for a bankruptcy case involving the issuance of a convertible preferred (new) security as part of a cram-down. Case settled. 2009
  • [Confidential Arbitration] - Pluris provided valuation analysis, a series of expert reports, and testimony at arbitration hearing regarding the valuation of a portfolio of investments in private and public companies. Case involved a damages claim of more than $200 million against our client and the arbitration panel found no damages. 2013
  • [Confidential Matter] - Pluris provided damages analysis and an expert report in intellectual property infringement matter. 2014