Alana Geller

CBV, CFF

Partner

Contact

Phone: 514.934.3440 – 3424
Address: 1981 McGill College, 11th Floor
Montréal, QC H3A 0G6

Services:

Transaction Advisory Services, Business Valuation, Litigation & Forensic Accounting, Consulting Services

Industries:

Innovation and Technology, Food and Beverage

Alana Geller joined the firm in 2004 and is currently a Partner in Business Valuation, Litigation and Forensic Accounting and Transaction Advisory Services.

Alana has rendered valuation-related professional services in areas including mergers and acquisitions, succession and employee incentives, taxation, financial reporting, shareholder disputes, matrimonial proceedings and quantification of damages. Alana is highly skilled in developing and assessing business plans and financial projections and is acutely sensitive to the key value drivers that make each business successful.


Fields of expertise

  • Business valuation and financial litigation
  •  Succession and employee incentives
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial reporting
  • Quantification of damages
  • Shareholder oppression and appraisal rights
  • Matrimonial proceedings
  • Taxation

Industries

  • Consumer Products
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • Apparel
  • Retail
  • Entertainment
  • Technology
  • Food
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Automotive
  • Real Estate

Academic background

  • American Institute of CPAs, Certified in Financial Forensics, 2014
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV), 2012
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, 2006 
  • Graduate Diploma in Accountancy, McGill University, 2006
  • Honours B.Com, McGill University, 2004

Professional and community involvement

  • MAB Mackay Foundation. Member of the Board of Directors, 2018
  • MAB Mackay Foundation. Member of the Philanthropy Committee, since 2016
  • Israel Cancer Research Fund, Women of Action. Co-Chair, since 2017
  • Montreal Children’s Hospital. Co-Chair of the Stroll for Kids (raised $500,000+ for the Hospital), since 2015
  • Federation CJA. Chamber of Commerce – Event Co-Chair, 2015
  • Federation CJA. Leadership Development Program – Participant, from 2013 to 2014
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV). Montreal Workshop Committee Member, since 2013
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV). Recipient of the Scholastic Achievement Award, 2012
  • The Climate Reality Project. Treasurer, from 2011 to 2014

 Public recognition

  • Co-author in collaboration with Andrew Michelin. “Understanding EBITDA Multiples: If cash is king, why does everyone talk about EBITDA?.”, Richter.ca. April 2013.