Denys Goulet, ALA, CBV

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Specialty

Business Valuation
Damages Quantification
Litigation Support
Commercial Arbitration

Experience

Agri-Food
Deals

Area of interest

Golf, Apline Ski

Education

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Denys Goulet is a partner in the Deals practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP working in the Québec City / Sainte-Foy office. He is part of the Dispute Analysis & Valuations group.

Denys leads the business valuation and litigation practice in the province of Québec and is responsible for the training and professional development of human resources in this line of business.

Recent transactions:

  • Valuation of an integrated agri-food organization for an inter-generation transfer
  • Valuation of an international communication company under the shareholder agreement
  • Quantification of financial losses by a real estate developer
  • Quantification of financial losses by poultry processor due to the malfunction of refrigeration equipment

Denys’ areas of specialization including litigation support, damage quantification, business valuation and transaction support. He is also experienced in debt and capital financing. Denys works regularly with most of major law firms with offices in Québec. He also works on behalf of the insured with regard to his or her insurance claims (inventory loss, business interruptions, etc.) and on behalf of insurance companies as part of claims involving their clients.

Providing a variety of financial advisory services, Denys has worked with clients in a variety of industry sectors including manufacturing, technology, food precessing, wood products and financial services. He has carried out and coordinated more than 100 business valuation assignments and financial appraisals for fiscal, financial reorganization, litigation as well as transaction and accounting purposes. He testified in Court in various situations. Canadian Courts acknowledged his expert witness status on many occasions and the Superior Court even retained his services as Court expert under sections 414 and the following of the Code of Civil Procedures.

Denys obtained a BA (Finance) from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, QC, in 1985. In 1993, he was designated Accredited Litigation Accountant (ALA) by the Canadian Litigation Accounting and Valuation Institute. In 1994, he graduated from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, (CICBV) obtaining the title of Chartered Business Valuator (CBV).

Denys is bilingual in both French and English.

Throughout his career, Denys has taught at Laval University in Québec City, the Université du Québec network, Sherbrooke University, QC, and throughout the accounting profession.

Publication credits include the co-authoring of continuing education didactic materials pertaining to business valuation used since 1995 by the Québec chapter of the CICA.