Daniel Pratt, CFA
Vice President Upstream Research & Consulting
Norwalk, Conn., U.S.
Daniel Pratt is Vice President and head of the Company & Transaction Group in IHS Energy’s Upstream Research & Consulting Division. Dan has nearly 20 years of experience in the Upstream sector, helping build relationships with IHS clients and supporting IHS consulting and sales. Dan’s primary focus is on company analysis and understanding the valuation, strategy, and performance of the world’s leading upstream oil and gas companies, while providing a quantitative assessment of a company’s ability to successfully execute its strategy, generate cash flow, and create shareholder value. Led by Dan, the IHS Energy Transaction Research team is generating critical independent insights into the energy merger, acquisition, and divestiture marketplace, and is dedicated to analyzing deals on a daily basis, while providing proprietary deal pricing, valuation benchmarks, and M&A trend analysis. Mr. Pratt returned to IHS in 2011 after two years as Director of Oil & Gas Research at Ticonderoga Securities, where he covered North American E&P equities, writing research to serve institutional investors. Prior to that, he spent the first 12 years of his career as an IHS Herold equity analyst covering North American and International E&Ps. Mr. Pratt is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CFA Institute, and a member of the Stamford CFA Society. He holds a BA from the University of Rochester.