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Working Capital Optimization*** Hosted by AFP-Vancouver***

  • 09 Feb 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PST)
  • Webcast


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AFP Vancouver

Event: Working Capital Optimization

Date/ Time: February 9, 2022 11:00AM PST/ 2:00PM PST

Virtual: WebEx link to be provided

Working Capital Optimization

Experts from the deal advisory practices will discussed how companies have been managing their cash flow and working capital throughout COVID since early 2020. Our 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.


Huey Lee, Partner, BC Restructuring & Turnaround Leader, KPMG Canada

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

Phil Mitchell, Manager, Deal Advisory, KPMG Canada

Phil is a Chartered Accountant and trusted business advisor with over 5 years’ experience supporting companies on strategic projects. Phil processes strong financial modelling and analytical skills paired with the ability to solve problems, build relationships and influence decision-making at all level of an organization.

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.