James Dyack, CPA, CMA, CBV, P. Eng., MBA, is a Partner and head of MNP’s Valuation team for the Prairies. With 20 years of experience in business valuations and management consulting, James focuses on corporate valuations and advisory services related to disputes, tax, business modeling, transactions and financial reporting.
James has prepared valuation reports, expert reports, limited critique reports and advisory reports or financial models related to share restructuring plans, mergers and acquisitions, stock options, go-private and non-arm’s length transactions, financing, financial reporting, resolution of shareholder conflicts, guideline income and the division of matrimonial or family property. James has qualified as an expert witness and has provided expert testimony in Federal and Provincial disputes and has advised clients in disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency.
Over his career, James has worked with corporations, partnerships, first nations and individuals across numerous industries, including oil and gas (producers,infrastructure (pipelines, gas plants, refineries), downstream and services), cannabis, consumer business, utilities, transportation (leasing companies, trucking/hauling, logistics, dealerships), manufacturing, real estate and professional services. Prior to joining MNP, he worked for a large international accounting firm and owned and operated an oilfield services company based in Wabasca, Alberta as well as a boutique mergers and acquisitions advisory firm, developing a well-rounded understanding of his clients’ needs and goals.
James is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and holds the Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designation. He obtained his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Western Ontario and also has the Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) designation. James is treasurer for the Children’s Link Society and the Alberta Climbing Association and past treasurer for Calgary Reads and he won Business in Calgary’s 2015 Leaders’ award.