Mike Lawley
A modern capital allocation process helps companies generate attractive returns. More importantly, it instills confidence that management is making thoughtful decisions with investors’ capital.

Mike Lawley

EY Americas Valuation, Modeling and Economics

Seasoned corporate finance executive specializing in capital structure, valuation, capital allocation, and financial risk management decisions.

Areas of focus Capital allocation
Office New York, US

As EY Americas Northeast Valuation, Modeling & Economics, Complex Securities Leader, Mike brings over 25 years of experience providing assistance to clients in identifying, understanding, quantifying and managing risk.

He has extensive experience helping clients with capital allocation, capital structure and valuation decisions.   

Prior to joining EY, Mike was a managing director and co-head of an investment bank’s Global Finance Analytics team, where he worked with clients in developing analytical tools relating to valuation, decision making and optimal capital structure.

He has advised clients across many industries, helped companies raise over US $200 billion in capital, and helped execute over US $100 billion in M&A transactions. 

Mike earned a BSE in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania, and has completed select coursework from the Wharton School of Business.

How Mike is building a better working world

“Helping companies better use their resources to improve returns, reduce risk and drive value helps investors, stakeholders and employees by providing more opportunity to grow, create and prepare for an uncertain future.”

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