Derek M. Sanders CPA, CA, CBV, CFA
- Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators
- Member of the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants
- Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder
- Past Member of the CICBV Board of Directors
- Member of the CICBV Professional Standards Committee
- Past Chair of the CICBV Education Committee
- Past Chair of the CICBV Publications and Research Committee
- Past Treasurer of the Kelowna Art Gallery
Derek has been working in the area of business valuations, mergers and acquisitions and financial litigation support services since 2004. Prior to joining Spence Valuation Group and SVG Capital Group, Mr. Sanders worked for national firms in valuations, transaction advisory and audit roles, in London, Kelowna and Vancouver.
He has extensive experience in the valuation of privately-held companies in support of purchase and sales transactions, shareholder disputes, corporate reorganizations and estate freezes. Derek has also prepared business valuations and guideline income calculations for family law purposes, loss quantification analyses and limited critique reports for litigation purposes and through SVG Capital Group has advised numerous business owners through the marketing and sale of their businesses. He has experience with businesses operating in a variety of industries including a broad range of manufacturing industries, service, construction, distribution, technology, and retail.
Derek served on the CICBV Board of Directors from 2015 through 2021, was Co-Chair of the 2016 CICBV National Conference, a Member of the Organizing Committee for the 2013 CICBV Western Regional Conference and is also an active member of the Okanagan CFA Society. In addition, he has lectured and presented on numerous topics related to business valuations, litigation support and mergers and acquisitions including presenting at the 2016 CICBV national conference, lecturing at the Mini MBA for Lawyers in Vancouver and was a past contributor to the Law Society of BC in the development of its financial curriculum for the Professional Legal Training Course. He was the silver medalist when he wrote his national CBV exam and placed in the Top 10 in B.C. when he completed his CA exams.
Derek can be contacted at [email protected].