David Xie

David Xie

David Xie


M&A Advisor


Practice Areas

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • International Expansion


David Xie is a highly experienced M&A advisor with a solid track record spanning over ten years. Specializing in managing a wide range of business transactions, from small to medium-sized deals, David has proven his expertise since obtaining his Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) certification in 2014. His exceptional work has earned him several prestigious awards, including the Outstanding Producer Award from the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) in both 2021 and 2022, the Chairman’s Circle Award in 2017, and recognition as one of Canada’s top 25 business brokers in 2020 from Buy and Sell a Business (BuyAndSellABusiness.com).

David’s educational achievements are notable, with an MBA in Finance from HEC Montreal, a PhD in International Law from China University of Political Science and Law, Certified SME Advisor from New York Institute of Technology, and Chartered Business Valuator (Level I exam passed) from York University. His fluency in both English and Mandarin enhances his capability to operate across diverse cultural and business landscapes.

Before focusing on mergers and acquisitions, David gained a breadth of experience in various strategic roles within Fortune 500 companies from the UK, Japan, and Australia. His expertise spans across sales & marketing, risk management, administrative and legal affairs, covering sectors like finance, technology, logistics, and consumer goods.

Committed to community involvement, David contributes as a seminar presenter at Small Business BC, Canadian-Chinese Professional Accounting Association® BC Chapter, and DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society, mentors business immigrants through the Business Immigrant Integration Support program of S.U.C.C.E.S.S., and supports new entrepreneurs as a facilitator with the Self Employment Entrepreneur Development Society. Furthermore, his business insights are shared through his regular columns in the Global Chinese Press and on westca.com.

David is instrumental in the critical aspects of business acquisitions and divestitures, including structuring deals, conducting valuation, facilitating due diligence, and managing closings. His extensive experience, marked by the successful closure of numerous transactions, combined with his comprehensive knowledge, educational background, and unwavering dedication to integrity and professionalism, positions him as a valuable advisor for clients aiming to achieve their business objectives.

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