Damien Hughes

Managing Director

Damien Hughes is a managing director at Adamy Valuation. Damien provides valuation services for publicly-traded and privately-held businesses, as well as individual clients. Specifically, Damien primarily focuses on providing valuation services to asset managers and their portfolio companies, and corporate clients for financial reporting, strategy and transaction planning and tax-related purposes.

Damien has over 22 years of business valuation experience working within Big Four firms. Most recently, Damien served as a principal of Ernst & Young LLP in New York, NY leading successful valuation analyses for financial services companies. Notably, Damien served as the lead executive for the strategy and transactions team that performed various restructuring and reorganization engagements for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.’s operation in the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia. Previously, Damien worked as an engagement executive of financial advisory services, and led teams in various director roles within valuation groups at other Big Four firms providing services to clients within the technology, consumer and retail, pharmaceutical and life science industries.

Damien has performed valuation analyses of assets and liabilities including corporate debt, preferred and common equity securities, intangible assets for financial reporting, tax planning and reporting purposes, and other business analysis and transaction advisory services.

Damien is also a professional engineer in the State of New Jersey.

Damien earned his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, as well as his Master of Science in environmental engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. In addition, Damien holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from Rutgers University.


  • MBA in Finance, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey – 2000
  • MS in Environmental Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology – 1997
  • BS in Civil Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology – 1996


  • Professional Engineer, State of New Jersey


Damien’s areas of expertise include the valuation of business entities, equity securities, debt instruments, intangible and other assets and liabilities for financial reporting, tax planning and reporting, and strategic planning purposes. Additionally, Damien’s expertise includes transaction advisory services across the various aspects of the transaction continuum.

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