Ken Su

Ken Su

Deal Advisory Partner

KPMG in Canada

Ken Su is a Deal Advisory partner based in Vancouver (having also been based in Washington, DC, USA, Shanghai, China, and Beijing, China) who has over 25 years of experience helping clients with sourcing opportunities, securing investment, conducting due diligence, financial analysis, negotiating deal terms, closing transactions, handling post-deal price adjustments, supporting dispute resolution, and restructuring businesses.

Ken spent 12 years in China where he was a pioneer in the area of advising Chinese companies investing overseas advising on complex cross border deals covering over 75 countries with combined value over $125 billion.  He also oversaw the Advisory services for Multinational clients entering/operating in China playing a critical role in the formation of many significant joint ventures and closing deals on China based operations for international companies. 

Ken also has significant experience across many Asia Pacific territories including Korea, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, India, Mongolia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines, having helped negotiate deals for Canadian companies entering Asia and Asian companies doing business in North America.

He has advised clients on, working with private owner managed businesses, publicly listed companies, state owned enterprises, private equity/venture capital/sovereign wealth funds, and family offices.

His industry experience spans most sectors with particular depth in Mining / Oil & Gas, Technology, Healthcare / Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Real Estate, and Financial Services. 

Ken is a fully qualified CPA-CA (Canada), CPA (USA), and CFA (International).  Ken speaks Mandarin and English fluently and has extensive experience in facilitating cross-cultural negotiations while bridging any English-Chinese gaps between counterparties. 

Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of British Columbia (1996)

Accreditation
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, (by examination in 2003)

  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, USA (by examination in 2001)

  • Chartered Professional Accountant, CPA Canada/CPABC (by examination in 1997)

Community Involvement
  • Vancouver Ultimate League Society (Board of Directors)

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