Thomas J. Flaherty III
Thomas Flaherty is a Dallas-based Senior Partner with Booz & Company who works with clients in the electric and gas sectors.
Over the past 30 years, Mr. Flaherty has directed numerous engagements that draw upon his expertise in:
Mr. Flaherty has been involved in the majority of the power and gas mergers in the United States and a number of cross-border transactions involving companies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. He has worked with a number of private equity participants on the assessment, modeling, and operations transfer of acquisitions related to generation, transmission, and distribution assets or segments.
Mr. Flaherty also has led several utility privatization programs involving gas, power, and water utilities in Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay, Australia, and the United Kingdom. These programs focused on readiness for privatization, business plan development, financial valuation, buyer interface, and operations improvement.
Mr. Flaherty is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on topics such as enterprise strategy, M&A strategy, and industry evolution. He has recently published articles on business model innovation, M&A, strategic flexibility, and financial management. He is a contributing author to the Booz & Company study, "Value in the Balance: Preserving Equity in the Merger Approval Process."
Prior to joining Booz & Company, Mr. Flaherty led the Deloitte Consulting strategy and operations practice area where he focused on M&A, including target screening, synergy identification and quantification, financial forecasting, performance management, organization design, business strategy, and turnover planning.
Mr. Flaherty holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma.