Gurpreet Brar, B.Com, CF

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Specialty

Corporate Finance
Performance Management

Experience

M&A
Divestitures
Acquisitions
Strategic Planning
Business Planning

Education

McGill University

Gurpreet Brar is a vice president in PwC’s Consulting & Deals practice working in the Winnipeg office. Gurpreet’s practice areas include Corporate Finance, where he assists private companies with acquisitions, divestitures, and raising capital, and Performance Management, where he assists organizations with strategic and business planning.

Recent Corporate Finance transactions that Gurpreet has been involved with include:

  • Divestiture of St. James Group of Companies to AutoCanada Inc. (TSX: ACQ)
  • Divestiture of Ger-Win Enterprises Ltd. and St. Andrews Insurance Ltd. to Hub International Limited
  • Divestiture of McDiarmid Lumber Ltd. to McMunn & Yates Building Supplies
  • Divestiture of Celco Controls Ltd. to High Road Capital Partners
  • Divestiture of Peerless Garments LP to Comwest Enterprise Corp.

Recent Performance Management assignments that Gurpreet has completed include:

  • Development of a Strategic Plan and Business Plan for an Agricultural Products Company
  • Development of a Strategic Plan for a Regional Construction Company
  • Development of a Strategic Plan for a Food & Beverage Cooperative

Prior to joining PwC in 2007, Gurpreet worked as manager, business planning & strategy for a publically traded media company. Gurpreet is a graduate of McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and has attained the Corporate Finance (CF) qualification through the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Gurpreet currently serves on the Board of the United Way of Winnipeg. In the past, he has served on the Boards of the Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation and the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce.