Peter Ott, CPA, CA, CBV is a Chartered Business Valuator that specializes in the analysis of business enterprises, shareholder ownership interests, intangible assets, fairness opinions and valuation for financial reporting and taxation purposes.
Peter Ott & Associates Inc. is the Canadian affiliate of Valuation Research Group (VRG), a global network of valuation professionals that provide opinions of value for business enterprises, intangible assets, real estate and personal property serving clients in more than 60 countries. VRG was recognized as Valuation Firm of the Year by merger industry professionals and peers at the 2015 Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) awards in New York City.
Peter is a board member of the International Institute of Business Valuers (iiBV) that leads the business valuation profession globally by providing educational opportunities, promoting consistent professional ethics and standards, and exchange of information and ideas. He was a member of the Professional Practice and Standards Committee of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV). Peter regularly participates at the Appraisal Issues Task Force (AITF), a US-based group of professional appraisers who meet to establish and interpret the use of fair value measures in financial reporting and work with the FASB and the SEC to evaluate proposals and recommend valuation methodologies and approaches.