QUÉBEC CITY, January 19, 2017 – Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton announces it is combining its financial advisory services with those of Groupe Acolytes inc. (Acolytes), business sale experts. For both organizations, this alliance will consolidate their solid expertise to provide dynamic Quebec businesses with access to superior quality, efficient, confidential services that consider the human dimension.
“Acolytes’ drive, knowledge and vitality mesh on all fronts with our goal to maintain our leading position as key business advisors for visionary entrepreneurs seeking to grow or undergoing changes. We know that selling a business is a complex process requiring expertise and dexterity. We are therefore very pleased to offer our clients access to the business sale talents and contacts of Richard Cantin and Dominic Chouinard,” stated Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Regional Vice-President, Mario Morin.
Cofounders of Acolytes, Richard Cantin, lawyer and Dominique Chouinard, CPA, CA, have been recognized for their knowledge of all steps in the transaction process for over 20 years. A business law attorney and a chartered professional accountant, respectively, Richard and Dominique have worked together on over 200 business sale transactions covering numerous sectors of the economy.
“Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is well known for its human approach towards its clients, business partners and employees. We have no doubt that in Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton we have found a major firm that shares our values and those of our clients,” Cantin stated.
“This is a defining and exciting moment for Acolytes. By joining forces with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, we are gaining access to a service offering that extends beyond our traditional activities thanks to the firm’s multidisciplinary services. This is a substantial advantage for our clients who will benefit from extensive information and strategic levers in the course of our transactions,” Chouinard concluded.
Acolytes has been an indispensable resource in Quebec, accompanying SME owners in their sale process for over seven years. The complimentary expertise of its professionals allows Acolytes to efficiently and confidentially take on the full process and quickly obtain a company’s full value.
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About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Founded in 1948, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has become a Canadian leader in the fields of assurance, tax, consulting services, and business recovery & reorganization. Its strength is based on a team of over 2,300 professionals, including some 200 partners. Together, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Grant Thornton LLP, another Canadian member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, help dynamic Canadian organizations unlock their potential for growth with over 4,100 professionals and some 140 offices across Canada. Grant Thornton International Ltd provides clients with the expertise of member and correspondent firms in more than 130 countries, with over 42,000 professionals.
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