Chris maintains a broad corporate finance practice, providing clients throughout North America with advice on business planning and shareholder value initiatives at both the corporate and individual level. Chris has been recognized by the courts as an expert witness in this field and also contributes his time and talents to the boards of numerous for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises.
Veracap serves the needs of business owners and executives seeking to maximize shareholder value through Acquisitions, Divestitures, Management Buyouts, Private Equity Financing, Family Succession and Corporate Growth Strategies.
Veracap's affiliate, Campbell Valuation Partners Limited (‘CVPL’), is Canada’s oldest independent valuation consulting firm. The firm has been involved in over 2,000 business valuation, damages quantification and related engagements since it was founded in 1976.
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Areas of Expertise (6)
Senior Director - Veracap Corporate Finance (professional)
Veracap Corporate Finance is a Canadian independent mid-market investment bank that helps business owners and executives maximize shareholder value through acquistions, divestitures, private equity financing and related services. Veracap is an exempt market dealer which allows it to raise private equity financings for its clients. Veracap is a member of M&A International, the world’s largest affiliation of M&A advisors, with over 500 partners in 40 countries around the world.
Director - Campbell Valuation Partners (professional)
Campbell Valuation Partners Limited (‘CVPL’) is Canada’s longest established independent valuation consulting firm. The firm has been involved in over 2000 business valuation, damages quantification and related engagements since it was founded in 1976. CVPL is renowned for its independence and objectivity in valuation matters.
McMaster University: Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Finance 2000
Queen's University: MBA 2007
Harvard Business School : Financial Management Program (In Progress), Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions
- CFA Institute
- Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators
- Society of Certified Management Accountants
- Harvard Business School
Event Appearances (5)
Planning for Business Succession
Corporate Training Seminar Series Sudbury, Ontario
Financial projections of the vendor
9th M&A Valuation for CFOs Conference Toronto, Ontario
Problem areas in valuations: Establishing discount rates & valuation multiples
6th Valuation and the Tax Practice Conference Toronto, Ontario
Problem Areas in Valuations: Establishing Discount Rates & Valuation Multiples
6th Mini MBA for Lawyers Vancouver, British Columbia
Financial Projections of the Vendor
13th M&A Valuation Techniques for CFOs Toronto, Ontario
Sample Talks (1)
Planning for Business Succession
In this workshop, Chris will focus on the transaction process itself, including how to identify and evaluate prospective successors, determining a fair price for the business, and deal structuring alternatives. Attendees will also learn what steps should be taken in advance to maximize shareholder value and improve the likelihood of a deal, and what role they can expect to play after a transition has taken place.
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training