Keith Jensen

Partner

CPA, CA, CBV, MBA

BDO Vancouver

604-688-5421

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Executive Summary

Keith is based in BDO's Vancouver office and advises clients across Western Canada. He has over 15 years of professional experience providing transaction advisory services to public and private companies in a diverse range of industries. Prior to joining BDO, Keith was a Partner in KPMG's Advisory practice in Vancouver.

Keith enjoys listening to his clients to better understand the opportunities and challenges facing their businesses. He excels at finding practical ways to assist his clients navigate the complexities of the ever-changing business environment.

Keith assists clients with:

  • Business Valuations:
    • Litigation support: Family Law expert reports and Guideline Income reports, expropriations, and shareholder and corporate disputes
    • Financial reporting: Purchase price allocations (PPAs), impairments and financial instruments. Keith has extensive experience under IFRS, US GAAP and ASPE
    • Tax reorganizations: Estates and Corporate
    • Transactions: Fairness opinions, relative value analyses, investment analyses, IRR calculations, financial modeling.
  • Corporate Finance
    • Sell-side and buy-side advisory: Assisting clients through the transaction process
    • Debt borrowing and project financing: Assisting clients arrange financing for their business or specific opportunities.
  • Due Diligence: Vendor and buyer financial due diligence.

Keith works with clients ranging from locally-owned family businesses to large multi-national organizations. His industry experience includes mining, forestry, shipping, technology, food and beverage, biotechnology, real estate, retail, restaurants, insurance brokerages, industrial products, consumer goods, construction and distribution.

Keith was named the Top CBV under 40 in Canada in 2016, and was the recipient of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV) Communicator Award in 2017. He was also the National Gold Medalist on the CICBV entrance exam in 2006.

Professional Affiliations

Education Committee Member, CICBV
Organizing committee for the 2009, 2012 and 2016 CICBV conferences 
Past CICBV committee involvement: Education, Accreditation, Events, Continuing Education and Communications
Queen's University: Adjunct Professor from 2010 to 2016 for the MBA program
Presenter: CICBV, UBC, Pacific Business & Law Institute

Professional Designations & Education

Masters of Business Administration, Queen's University (2008)
Chartered Business Valuator, CICBV (2006)
Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia (2004)
Bachelor of Commerce, University of British Columbia (2001)

Community Involvement

KidSafe Project Society – Board Member
Central City Foundation – Past Board Member