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Chartered Business Valuator
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Arbitrators Institute of Canada
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National Association of
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London Court of International Arbitration
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Howard Rosen is a Managing Director at Secretariat International, based in Toronto. Mr. Rosen has over 35 years’ experience of advising on all aspects of business valuations, damages quantification, and corporate finance related matters. He has acted as an advisor to private and public companies, regulatory bodies, and all levels of government on a wide variety of industries. His work experience covers assignments across North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Howard has provided expert witness testimony before Courts and Arbitral Tribunals on over 100 occasions.
Howard has acted as court appointed administrator, monitor and inspector and sat as a member of an Arbitral Tribunal and sole Arbitrator. He is the co-author of two texts, a number of chapters and articles on the quantification of economic damages and has lectured extensively to professional interest groups. Howard has acted as instructor at the NITA and FIAA Expert Witness Trial Practice Programs, the MIDS Program at the University of Geneva, and as an MBA instructor at York University’s Schulich School of Business in Toronto.
Howard has been listed as one of the leading business valuation and damages experts in Canada by Lexpert, and Internationally by Who’s Who Legal as one of the top experts in international commercial arbitration worldwide, every year since the inception of the list in 2011. Howard has been included in the Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts guide, a one-of-a-kind guide to the leading consulting experts across the globe since its inception in 2016. Howard is one of 20 Arbitration Expert witnesses in the Who’s Who Legal 2018 Global Elite Thought Leaders list.
Howard has also acted as advisor on transactions in a wide variety of businesses, for both public and private equity investors, conducting strategic due diligence, valuations and deal structuring for both buyers and sellers. Howard has advised independent committees of boards of directors on non-arm’s length transactions, and has also acted as the chair of independent committees of boards of directors for non-arm’s length transactions.
Howard’s corporate finance experience extends to private equity investments, and managing investments through liquidity transactions, including sale to strategic buyers and IPO. Howard is the lead independent director and Vice Chairman of the board of AGT Foods, a publicly listed international agricultural commodities trading business and has overseen over 15 acquisitions in building AGT’s global footprint.