Philippe Rasquin

Managing Director, PwC Belgium

Philippe is a Director in charge of Valuation & Strategy for the Belgian market. Over the years, he has been leading numerous valuation assignments and advising clients in a broad range of contexts, going from shareholders disputes to restructuring, tax valuation, incentive plans, M&A, investment projects and the set-up of joint-ventures. His sectorial focus is on the financial sector and on energy and utilities.

Philippe was involved in the analysis of the business plan of several financial institutions following the financial crisis and he supported the European Commission (DG ECFIN) for the implementation of the Greek Loan Facility (2011-2012) and for its IPSAS/IFRS conversion.  

He has been involved in the design and analysis of numerous financial models for investment decisions and for the financing of large infrastructure projects. Prior to joining PwC, Philippe was a fixed income fund manager for a Belgian bank.  

Philippe is known for being able to address complex issues and challenges while delivering according to schedule.  He holds an electromechanical engineering degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA).  Philippe teaches at ICHEC and is a frequent speaker on valuation and corporate finance issues (e.g. Febelfin).

 

Experience

Philippe has more than 20 years of experience in valuation and corporate finance. Having worked in the industrial sector, in the banking sector and in consultancy, he understands the characteristics and specificities of each of these environments and is able to analyse a project in function of its strategic, operational and financial characteristics

Experience

  • With PwC since 1998

Specialty

  • Valuations in different contexts: M&A - restructuring (arm’s length character) - fairness opinion (Art. 524 of Belgian Company Code) - squeeze out - financial reporting (Purchase Price Allocation under IFRS and US GAAP)
  • Valuation of shares - preferred shares - Stock Option Plans - loans - derivatives - intangible assets (trademarks/patents/IP/client relationships)
  • Investment Analysis
  • Business Planning
  • Value Based Management