Peter has significant experience with:

  • acting as court-appointed receiver and interim receiver in both insolvency situations and shareholder disputes
  • assisting with court-appointed estate trustee during litigation (“ETDL”) matters, asset recovery and realizations under the Estates Act
  • acting as a privately appointed receiver on behalf of secured lenders
  • acting as Licensed Insolvency Trustee in appointments under Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act Division 1 proposal and bankruptcy proceedings

Select client experience

  • finanical advisor to a pet food manufacturer to source replacement funding for a secured lender that was in enforcement proceedings, ultimately arranging necessary replacement funding and staving off a pending receivership.

Court-appointed receiver of:

  • a Toronto radio station under the Ontario Business Corporations Act, monitoring business affairs and providing restructuring advice while a shareholder dispute progressed through litigation
  • a northern Ontario sawmill
  • a northern Ontario iron ore property
  • several recreational marinas where he operated and sold the marinas
  • Canadian proceedings and Foreign Representative in U.S. Chapter 15 proceedings in respect of the cross-border matter of Axios Mobile Assets Corp., a pallet logistics company with operations in Ontario and the U.S.A.
  • the cross-border liquidation of Pridamor Group, a label printing company with facilities in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Ohio, and California
  • Bobcaygeon Family Dentistry where Peter operated and sold the dental practice
  • court-appointed receiver of Austin Pharma Drugs where Peter operated and sold the pharmacy to a national pharmacy chain
  • 1565397 Ontario Inc., an owner of a rural 28-lot residential development property where Peter assisted in the completion of the subdivision agreement with the municipality and ultimately sold the building lots

Of interest...

  • Peter has a love for extreme sports—including windsurfing, mountain biking, and downhill skiing. Learn more about Peter in his Faces of Farber profile

Additional experience

Prior to coming to Farber, Peter worked as CFO at a venture capital group where he gained international perspective in negotiating and structuring business affairs.

Peter’s career began with a 13-year experience at an international accounting and advisory firm where he was introduced to insolvency and restructuring, obtained his Chartered Accountant designation, and assisted clients in numerous industries as a financial advisor.

Peter has experience in many industries, including construction, mining, manufacturing, marinas, daily car rentals, land development, and automotive dealerships.

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Education & qualifications

  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (2012)
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP), (2012)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA), Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (1997)
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA), McMaster University, Hamilton (1995)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics), University of Western Ontario (1993)

Affiliations & recognitions

  • Canadian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Professionals
  • Former treasurer of the Rotary Club of Burlington Central
  • Burlington Lions and Optimists Minor Hockey Association