Ken Brooks

Desautels Global Experts; Senior Vice President (Partner) Transaction Advisory Services – Lead Advisory (M&A)
Ken Brooks



Ken is a well experienced transaction professional practicing in EY’s Lead Advisory practice.

Over the past 27+years Ken has provided a range of transaction advisory services relating to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings and joint ventures to established and entrepreneurial growth companies, private and public, locally and globally.

Ken is the leader of EY’s Lead Advisory (M&A, TRE, and IA) practice for the Province of Quebec and is EY’s global M&A leader for the packaging industry.

In addition to a significant number of completed sell-side engagements, Ken is regularly called upon to assist companies and mid to large sized corporates and PE funds in their evaluation of buy-side opportunities.

Ken also spent five years within EY’s Restructuring practice and has skills in the divestment and acquisition of non-performing and underperforming businesses on a going concern and liquidation basis.

  • Past recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 award
  • Past member of EY Canada’s Partner Forum
  • Current member of Concordia University’s Board of Governors
Specialization by geographical area: 
Desautels Global Experts
Investment Management


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