Working Capital Optimization

  • 09 Feb 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online Virtual Presentation (Webex)


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Working Capital Optimization

Hosted by our partner, AFP Vancouver, we are delighted to invite you to attend this webinar on Working Capital Optimization on February 9, 2022.

Experts from the deal advisory practices will be discussing how companies have been managing their cash flow and working capital throughout COVID since early 2020. The speakers will also offer insights of some of the best practices and working capital optimization trends they are seeing across different industries in today’s market.

This session will provide our membership with invaluable insight from some of the brightest minds. Please review the biographies below and bring any questions you may have.

Register for this event to secure your spot. Registrants will receive the webinar link closer to the event date.

Huey Lee

Speaker: Huey Lee

Partner, BC Restructuring & Turnaround Leader, KPMG Canada

Huey leads KPMG’s Special Situations Group focused on helping companies through turbulent times. His objective during the COVID-19 pandemic is to help clients during recovery with a particular focus on liquidity, stakeholder management and business restructuring. Huey's focus is on helping clients navigate through corporate restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, distressed and turnaround situations

Ben Gaster

Speaker: Ben Gaster

Partner, Deal Advisory, Operation M&A, KPMG Canada

Ben is a Partner in the KPMG Greater Vancouver Deal Advisory team and leads the Operations M&A practice, which comprises Operational Due Diligence, Integrations and Separation and Value Creation services. Ben brings 18 years of experience supporting clients in and around the deal process. This includes assisting business owners who are preparing their business for sale, buyer wanting to identify opportunities and risks from a potential transaction and pre and post-merger implementation.

Prior to joining KPMG Canada, Ben was based in UK where he worked with clients from across the UK, Europe and Africa. Ben also completed an extended placement at a major UK clearing Bank where he worked with the large and mid-market corporate credit team (bilateral and syndicated debt) on mergers, operational restructuring and re-financing.

Phil Mitchell

Speaker: Phil Mitchell

Manager, Deal Advisory, KPMG Canada

Phil joined KPMG Canada’s Restructuring and Turnaround in Vancouver after transferring from KPMG UK and provides financial advisory services to a range of clients focusing on supporting businesses to manage through periods of underperformance or liquidity challenges. Before joining KPMG, he gained experience working as a Civil Engineer for a multinational contractor.

The complete details of the upcoming event are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, February 9th 2022

Location: Cisco Webex (link will be sent to all registrants 24 hrs prior to event)

Time: 12pm - 1pm MST 

Event Cost: Members - FREE

Non-Members: $25.00

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