Disputes and Investigations
Combined Duff & Phelps and Kroll disputes, investigations, cyber, business intelligence, cross-border restructuring and other advisory.Disputes and Investigations
Neil de Gray, CPA, CA, CBV is a director at Duff & Phelps in the Toronto office.
Since 2010, Neil’s practice has focused exclusively on valuation, damages quantification and M&A advisory services. Neil has prepared and critiqued numerous expert reports in both litigious and non-litigious matters including business valuations, shareholder disputes, tax disputes, damages quantification, fairness opinions, sell-side and buy-side M&A, debt/equity financings, estate planning, tax, corporate governance, succession planning, and corporate reorganizations. Neil has been qualified and has testified as an expert in the Tax Court of Canada.
Neil has experience in a wide variety of industries including oil and gas, financial institutions, manufacturing, mining and metals, franchising and tax shelters. Neil has authored several articles and presentations on business valuation and corporate finance topics including the Canadian Franchise Guide (2015). Neil obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (High Distinction – Director’s Award) from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) placing on the National Honour Roll in 2008 and a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV).
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Neil spent several years with a global accounting firm providing assurance and advisory services to large public companies operating in the financial services and asset management sectors.
Following an accelerated M&A process, Duff & Phelps sold the business and assets to Reynolds Catering Supplies Limited in a transaction which preserved the jobs of all 62 staff.
As Administrator, Duff & Phelps sold majority of the business and assets to Hilding Anders Holdings Limited, saving the jobs of over 100 employees.