Dan Platten CPA

Director, Duff & Phelps


Dan is a director in the Valuation Advisory Services practice and part of the Healthcare and Life Science industry group. He has expertise in business valuation, compensation valuation, and intangible asset valuation for financial reporting, regulatory compliance (i.e., Stark, Anti-Kickback, tax-exempt), tax, and financial planning purposes. His experience includes valuations for fair market value opinions, purchase price allocations, impairment analyses, share-based compensation, and various types of intangible assets including intellectual property, certificates of need, Medicare/Medicaid licenses, state licenses, management agreements, noncompete agreements, customer relationships, and in-process research and development.

Dan serves for-profit and nonprofit clients in the healthcare industry, specifically health systems, acute-care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, clinical labs, imaging centers, surgery centers, physician practice management companies, physician practices, dialysis centers, radiation therapy centers, and other providers. Select representative engagements include:

  • Assisted numerous health systems across the country with estimating fair value of enterprise and intangible assets in connection the post-transaction opening balance sheets for financial and tax reporting purposes
  • Determined FMV of clinical lab and related lab test pricing for proposed joint venture
  • Assisted health system in determining FMV for the buy-out of an imaging center joint venture
  • Assisted health system for regulatory compliance purposes in the purchase of various physician practices
  • Determined the FMV of management services agreement for healthcare regulatory compliance purposes
  • Assisted post-acute provider in determining FMV for a home health agency purchase
  • Developed financial projections and transaction scenarios for international health care provider
  • Determined the FMV of a non-compete agreement as part of a buyout
  • Determined FMV of accountable care organization for potential third-party buy-in

Dan is a certified public accountant in and is accredited in business valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Dan was a manager in the Economic & Valuation Services Group at KPMG LLP, where he performed valuations for a wide array of public and private companies. He started his career in the audit practice at KPMG LLP.

Dan received his B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from Marquette.