Dave Planques leads the Corporate Advisory & Restructuring (CAR) group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the firm’s Toronto office. His international restructuring experience has helped companies in various countries and industries find viable solutions to their financial issues for more than 20 years.
Dave has considerable experience helping companies and stakeholders restructure their businesses and investments. He has operated companies during distress situations, spearheaded restructuring negotiations on their behalf, assessed restructuring risk for lenders, provided strategic advice and arranged significant re-financings.
Before becoming leader of PwC’s CAR group in 2008, he lead a boutique restructuring firm with a focus on advice and interim management to businesses undergoing a turnaround. Previously, he was a partner in PwC’s restructuring practice.
Dave is a member of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals. He also served on the board of directors for the Turnaround Management Association’s Toronto Chapter and was the Toronto chapter president.