Ira Gorsky provides strategic counsel to boards and C-suites on communications strategies for event driven situations. Areas of focus include mergers & acquisitions, activism defense, capital raises, bankruptcy / restructuring, executive transitions and other sensitive transactions. Prior to Edelman, Ira was a managing member at Arch Research, a consulting firm that produces deep dive securities research. The majority of his career has been spent as an event-driven investor generating actionable trade ideas. Responsible for assessing the probability of deal completion based on strategic rationale, premium paid, pro forma valuation, industry dynamics, and regulatory hurdles.
Ira is a skilled research analyst with experience building complex financial models, forecasting, and performing in-depth valuations of assets and companies. He is an experienced project manager with a proven track record of developing comprehensive business case assessments and producing regulatory/financial white papers and management presentations. Ira is proficient at analyzing large complex datasets, with the ability to structure compile, and interpret results to ensure better informed business decisions.