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Rakesh Jain is a senior advisor in the M&A Advisory practice at Duff & Phelps. He is also the owner of a Halifax based firm of chartered professional accountants. Established in 1984, his firm provides assurance and business advisory services to the mid-market private business sector. He has a particular interest in the design and execution of acquisition, turnaround and growth strategies. Rakesh assists clients by measuring, creating and realizing value.
In 2015, Rakesh was awarded the designation of Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA). The designation is awarded to long-standing members who have rendered meritorious service to the profession and whose career achievements in the community have brought honour to the profession.
Rakesh has served as part-time faculty at Saint Mary’s University for eight years and is currently serving on the Board of Governors at Saint Mary’s University and chairs the Audit and Risk Committee. He has contributed to several prominent non-profit organizations including the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Community Foundation of Nova Scotia, Symphony Nova Scotia and Neptune Theatre.
Rakesh has also provided his support to the profession by serving on CPANS committees.
Rakesh holds an Honours Degree in Accounting with Distinction from Dalhousie University and subsequently received his Chartered Accountancy designation.
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