CCFA Lunch & Learn Speaker Series: The Art and Science of Valuation

07 Nov 2015 10:47 PM | Siyao He (Administrator)

CCFA Lunch & Learn Speaker Series

Title: The Art and Science of Valuation

Time: Friday, 27 November 2015 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)

Location: East York Room, 2nd Floor, 4 King Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

Speaker: Rebecca Pang, Senior Director of Channel Strategy and Analytics, CIBC

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Audience are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

Valuation matters more than ever – valuing a company before you make a stock investment, valuing a franchise business for purchase, watching the recent booming of M&A with valuations getting back into the dangerous zone, etc. This talk will explore the arts and science sides of the valuation and will provide participants with a practical insight into business valuation. You will learn about various valuations tools, business valuation interpretation as well as the mechanics of the valuation process. We will also explore different career paths of valuation professionals.

Speaker’s Bio:

Rebecca Pang is the senior director of channel strategy and analytics for CIBC, where she leads the retail channel analytics team to develop and evaluate strategic programs or initiatives related to integrated channel strategy. Prior to the current role, Pang was working in the mergers and acquisitions, investment banking and Strategy & Corporate Development teams at CIBC. Pang has also worked as a senior manager for T-Mobile USA, an investor relations officer for China Netcom in Beijing and a business analyst for McKinsey and Company in Hong Kong.

Pang earned her honor’s bachelor of business administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and then served as an HSBC scholar at Columbia University. She received her MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and later earned her Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Business Valuators designations.

Pang currently serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Ted Rogers School of Management of Ryerson University, and a board member for the Toronto chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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