National Consumer Products Industry Leader
Summary of experience
Ben is the national consumer products industry leader of RSM Canada and leads the firm’s focus on supporting private equity firms and their portfolio companies. In his role as partner, Value Creation within the Transaction Advisory Services practice, Ben focuses on supporting and managing local and cross-border transactions with a focus on divestitures, in the privately-held, PE-backed and public company sectors – key areas of focus include transaction readiness and strategic planning, deal structuring and carve-out assessments, financial due diligence and projections, separation management and broader deal support. He leverages the firm’s full financial services offering, ranging from assurance and tax structuring to consulting services, driving value to all stakeholders in divestiture mandates.
Ben brings his extensive corporate finance and advisory experience working in Australia and Canada to all of his transactions, whether they are large corporate transactions or small cap private company processes. Ben graduated with a Bachelor of Materials Engineering (Honours) from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2004 and completed a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance from the Financial Services Institute of Australia in 2008. Ben was admitted to partnership of RSM Canada’s predecessor firm in 2015.
Professional affiliations and credentials
- Vice Chairman, Association for Corporate Growth, Toronto Chapter
- Bachelor of Materials Engineering, honours, University of New South Wales
- Graduate Certificate, applied finance, Financial Services Institute of Australia