Kevin Arst

Senior Managing Director at Ankura Consulting Group LLC

Kevin Arst is a senior managing director at Ankura Consulting Group, a leading business advisory and expert consulting firm with more than 1,400 professionals and 35 offices around the world.

Mr Arst’s consulting practice is primarily focused on the valuation of intellectual property and the determination of damages in IP infringement litigation. He has performed hundreds of IP valuations in the context of financial reporting imperatives, tax-related initiatives, fair market value analyses, transactions support, restructurings, IP infringement and misappropriation litigation. Mr Arst has also provided analytical and corporate finance support to clients engaged in IP licensing negotiations and IP-centric business transactions.

Mr Arst’s clients have included both individual inventors and multinational corporations. His consulting experience extends beyond patents and technology rights and includes other forms of intellectual property, such as trade secrets, trademarks and copyright. Mr Arst’s consulting experience also spans a range of industries, including aerospace, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, computer hardware and software, semiconductors, mobile devices and consumer products.

Mr Arst has provided expert testimony on IP infringement damages and valuation issues in US federal and state court proceedings. He served on the board of trustees of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) USA and Canada. He also served as the chair of LES’s Valuation and Taxation Committee. Mr Arst is a certified public accountant, a certified licensing professional and is also certified in financial forensics. Before joining Ankura, Mr Arst held senior positions at 284 Partners and Ocean Tomo.

IAM says

Kevin Arst provides the perfect level of support in valuation, licensing and litigation scenarios. Having represented a great diversity of clients in connection with all kinds of IP rights, he has cultivated an exceptional knowledge of the business of intellectual property.

Professional associations

  • ABA
  • LES


  • Finance
  • Licensing
  • M&A
  • Technology transfer
  • Valuation

Firm details

Ankura Consulting Group LLC
215 E Washington Street
Suite 201
Ann Arbor MI 48103
United States

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