Clifford Ang specializes in the valuation of businesses and hard-to-value assets. In his over 13 years as an economic consultant, he has worked on hundreds of engagements involving firms across a broad-spectrum of industries concerning a wide-range of financial and economic issues.
He was previously Vice President for Finance at a real estate development firm, where he was responsible for financial planning & analysis (FP&A), capital budgeting, and investments.
Ang also teaches the equity and bond valuation courses in DataCamp, an interactive learning platform for data science. Previously, he has held teaching appointments at several universities, the last of which was at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois where he taught investments.
He is the author of the financial modeling textbook Analyzing Financial Data and Implementing Financial Models Using R, which is published by Springer. He has also published several practitioner-oriented valuation articles. In 2017, his articles on the size premium and debt betas/beta unlevering formulas were the two highest rated articles on NACVA’s QuickRead.
Ang is a CFA Charterholder and holds an M.S. in Finance. He is also a member of the Olin Alumni Board at Washington University in St. Louis.