David W. R. Harkins

Financial Analyst

David Harkins is a financial analyst with Mercer Capital. David has valuation experience in engagements related to corporate planning and reorganizations, fairness opinions, litigation support, employee stock ownership plans, and estate and gift tax planning and compliance matters. He is experienced in the valuation of companies across a variety of industries, and has considerable experience working with oil and gas as well as auto dealers.

As a member of the firm’s Auto Dealership Industry team, David publishes research on valuation issues in the newsletter Value Focus: Auto Dealer Industry. He also contributes regularly to Mercer Capital’s Auto Dealer Valuation Insights Blog.

Professional Designations

  • Successfully completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst exam and may receive the charter upon completion of the required work experience (The CFA Institute)

Professional Activities

  • The Financial Consulting Group


  • University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, (B.A., Economics, 2017)