Ms. Kathryn Peters
Director – Business Valuation & Economic Analysis
Kathryn Peters is the Director of Business Valuation and Economic Analysis at mba. Ms. Peters is responsible for managing the wide scope of projects executed by the group, whose clients are airlines, lessors, airports, banks, and private equity firms. This includes regularly performing tangible and intangible asset valuations, including airline routes, airport slots, and enterprise. In addition, she manages mba’s aircraft maintenance model, forecasting maintenance-related cash flows of aircraft and engine portfolios for lessors, for both due diligence and ABS deals. Ms. Peters provides business plan and cash flow projection due diligence to investors to evaluate the viability of investment in airlines, lessors, and manufacturers, and executes industry analyses and impact studies for investors and lessors, including assessing the impact of market factors on both aircraft values and passenger traffic. Ms. Peters has experience in providing air service development services for airports and airlines through analyzing demographics, historical passenger traffic, airport and aircraft restrictions, and airline strategy. Ms. Peters also provides support for expert witness testimony on aviation-related damages and lost profits.
Prior to joining mba, Ms. Peters acquired in-depth knowledge of asset pricing and options theory working in both equity and commodity options in Chicago. Previously, Ms. Peters gained experience in financial management within the Business Management Division of Northrop Grumman. Ms. Peters has a degree in Business Economics and Management from the California Institute of Technology, and is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).