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How to future proof your business utilizing scenario analysis for operational continuity.

Date: May 19, 2020

Time: 9:30 AM PDT


About the Presentation

In a crisis or economic downturn and with the future unknown, scenario analysis and strategic repositioning is a critical part of business replanning. Learn best practices to move (or keep) your company in positive cash flow and map out operational decisions for recovery. Join KPMG Deal Advisory Partner, Ken Su and hear business continuity insights to help business across all sectors stay on course.

Presentation Outline

  • Business replanning and strategic repositioning
  • Importance of scenario analysis and cash flow forecasting
  • Updates on government programs – programs changing weekly.

Learning Objectives

  • Key to successful scenario analysis and planning
  • Cash flow forecasting/financial modelling
  • Examples of tactical moves for managing cash flow
  • Overview and update on latest status: CEBA, Workshare, CEWS, CERB (employees), BDC $2m, BDC Co-lending, BDC co-guarantee
  • Taking stock now that we are 5/6 weeks in and planning for financial and operation recovery

Who Will Benefit

  • C-suite Executives
  • Senior Management
  • Risk Managers

Meet the Presenters

Guest Speaker: Ken Su
Team Lead Support, GVA Rapid Response Team
Deal Advisory Partner and GVA Transaction Services Lead
KPMG in Canada

Ken Su, KPMGKen Su is a Deal Advisory partner based in Vancouver with 25 years of experience helping clients with sourcing opportunities, securing investment, conducting due diligence, financial analysis, negotiating deal terms, closing transactions, and post-deal price adjustments.

He has advised clients on deals covering over 75 countries with combined value over $125 billion, working with private owner managed businesses, publicly listed companies, state owned enterprises, private equity/venture capital/sovereign wealth funds, and family offices.

His industry experience spans most sectors with particular depth in Mining / Oil & Gas, Technology & Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Real Estate, and Financial Services.

Ken spent 12 years in China where he was a pioneer in the area of advising Chinese companies investing overseas and oversaw Advisory services for Multinational clients entering/operating in China. He also has significant experience with many Asia Pacific territories having helped negotiate deals for Canadian companies entering Asia and Asian companies doing business in North America.

Ken is a fully qualified CPA-CA (Canada), CPA (USA), and CFA (International). Ken speaks Mandarin and English fluently and has extensive experience in facilitating negotiations while bridging any English-Chinese gaps between counterparties.

Moderator: Earle McCandless
Commercial Account Director
Reliance Insurance Agencies Ltd.

Earle McCandlessEarle McCandless is a commercial account risk advisor based in Vancouver who has over 25 years of experience helping clients protect their assets, and company morale by providing risk management solutions aimed at preserving company brand and profitability.

Earle and the Reliance Insurance Agency Ltd. teamwork with a proprietary risk management program that identifies, analyses and quantifies exposure to risk.

We work with privately held businesses, private equity funds and publicly listed companies, with a wide range of commercial clients including food processors, manufacturing, life sciences, real estate and financial services.

Questions about the scenario analysis presentation? Contact us.




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