Chad Rutquist

Chad Rutquist


1100 - 1177 West Hastings Street

Vancouver, British Columbia  V6E 4T5


Chad primarily focuses on business valuation and economic quantifications for litigation and taxation matters, transactions, financial reporting, and a variety of other corporate finance activities. “Make the complex sound simple and the reports easy to read.”

Chad has over 20 years of experience between public accounting and private enterprises. His focus, for over 10 years, is on providing valuation and economic quantification reports both independently and in an advisory capacity. He has previously worked as a CFO, controller, accountant, auditor, consultant, and tax preparer. He provides independent expert reports and testimony for shareholder disputes, commercial litigation, personal injury and family law. Chad has assisted in mediation, arbitration, and prepared reports for court. Chad prepares valuations for a variety of tax issues including international asset transfers, freezes, estate planning, and other deemed disposition matters. He assists with fair value work for financial reporting purposes, including purchase price allocations, embedded derivative valuations, and intangible asset and goodwill impairment testing. Chad also assists both buyers and sellers of businesses with negotiations, pricing analysis, quality of earnings reports, and related services.

Chad's Expertise

Service Focus
Industry Focus
Service Focus
  • Valuations l Forensics l Litigation

  • Corporate Finances
Industry Focus
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Franchisee and Franchisors Services
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services Firms
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Technology
  • Wholesale and Distribution

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators
  • Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia


  • Bachelor of Commerce, with Honours, International Business major & Certificate in Liberal Arts, Simon Fraser University