12 Mar 2015
Gilles Fortin
Lead Senior Director | B.A.A. | Financial advisory

On February 21, Gilles Fortin, Manager, Purchases, Sales and Mergers at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, actively contributed to the section on buying a business, published in Les affaires. The expert emphasized that “the worst thing for a purchaser to underestimate is the transition period. Who will do what in the first three months (IT, Sales, HR, etc.)? You have to be a real stickler and let nothing escape your attention. You must also rally people behind your vision, and this takes a lot of energy. Writing a cheque isn’t enough. ”

As for the value of the company, Mr. Fortin confirms that “value is a delicate aspect, because people attach a great deal of sentimental value to a business. They imagine that it’s worth a lot, without going through a professional appraiser. The company is valued according to its numbers, but also on what isn’t in the numbers: relationships with customers and suppliers, the work force, the sales force, and innovation,” he points out.

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11 Mar 2015
Gilles Fortin
Lead Senior Director | B.A.A. | Financial advisory

Bureau de Québec

On March 13, 2015, Équipe d’analyse et d’évaluation immobilières (ECGL) in the Québec City region will move to the premises of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, located at 140 Grande Allée Est, Suite 200.

The move will enable this real estate appraisal and finance team to join our firm’s major group of assurance, certification, taxation and consulting professionals, with the goal of offering our clients and employees a dynamic work environment that reflects our concern for excellence and efficiency.

A wider range of services under the same roof

“We are delighted to be integrated into the Québec City offices. This move is undoubted proof of our determination to always meet our clients’ needs better, giving them the benefit of quick access to a team of experts made up of more than 200 professionals and employees at the Quebec office,” declared Steven Lavoie, Lead Senior Manager, Real Estate Appraisal and Finance.

For over 65 years, the employees and professionals of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s provincial network, today representing over 2,400 resources, have worked in synergy to offer individuals and businesses all over Quebec a full range of services in accounting, assurance, taxation, strategic consulting, and recovery and reorganization, meeting the industry’s highest standards.

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10 Mar 2015
Gilles Fortin
Lead Senior Director | B.A.A. | Financial advisory

Linda Bossé, a Partner at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, contributed to the La Presse portfolio dedicated to the Lower St. Lawrence region, which was published on February 23. According to Linda Bossé, the region has great potential due to its diversified economy and its workforce of dynamic entrepreneurs and employees who are proud to work there.

To learn more, see the article Le Bas-Saint-Laurent mise sur l’innovation (The Lower St. Lawrence bets on innovation)

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05 Mar 2015
Gilles Fortin
Lead Senior Director | B.A.A. | Financial advisory

Bureau de Saint-Jérôme

Great news! To serve our clients better and always be more proactive in realizing the full potential of the Saint-Jérôme region’s businesses, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton will move to more modern and more functional premises on March 6.

Formerly known as Rochon, Thériault, Chartrand, the office is relocating to 296, rue De Martigny Ouest, Suite 100, that is, in the same building but from the entrance facing the highway.

We wish the entire team success in their new offices and look forward to welcoming you in our dynamic new environment!

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