Daniel SturgessPartner, Crowe MacKay LLP
Daniel is Chartered Business Valuator and Chartered Professional Accountant, specializing in the valuation of business interests. With over 20 years of experience, he has been involved in hundreds of valuation assignments across a wide range of industries. Amongst other things, Daniel has valued pubs, nightclubs, sports bars, wineries, liquor stores, liquor licenses, and breweries. Daniel performs valuations for a variety of reasons, including in respect of the purchase and sale of business interests. He assists in brokering transactions, provides due diligence services (quality of earnings reports), and helps both purchasers and sellers in the negotiation of terms for the purchase. Daniel enjoys spending time with his wife and young family, and is an unsophisticated but enthusiastic drinker of beer.
Lawrence TamPartner, Crowe MacKay LLP
Lawrence has been helping individuals and corporations across a diverse group of industries with their accounting and taxation needs. Lawrence has over 15 years of experience in public practice, with his primary focus being on providing succession and estate planning, tax compliance and planning to owner-managed businesses and high-net-worth individuals, as well as assisting clients with their tax audits and appeals. Lawrence is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC). He is also a member of the CPABC Taxation Forum.
How to Evaluate your Business and Attract Capital for Expansion with Crowe MacKay
Daniel Sturgess: Have you ever wondered how much your business is worth, what are the key drivers of its value, and how you can best position it for sale in the future? Daniel Sturgess, a valuation Partner at Crowe MacKay LLP will discuss approaches to valuing a craft brewer, as well as the key factors that will make your business more attractive to potential buyers, with a view to helping you build value in your business, whether or not you intend selling it.
Lawrence Tam: Whether you’re in the middle of your business or approaching retirement, selling your business or structuring a succession plan is not an easy process. Regardless of the succession plan or “exit strategy” chosen, tax considerations should be at the forefront of any seller’s mind. Join Lawrence Tam, a tax partner of Crowe MacKay LLP, as he will discuss different options available for business sale and the related tax implications.