05 Jun 2015
Samuel Havida
Vice-President, Partner | Financial advisory

MONTRÉAL, June 5, 2015 – Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to be joined by a team of experts from Cognifistech, specialized in Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit programs.

Cognifistech’s top professionals are joining one of the largest teams in Quebec specialized in SR&ED and innovation. “Coupled with the addition of M4S in 2013, our firm became an advisor of choice among local businesses for their research and development needs. Today, as we welcome these new and talented professionals, we are taking yet another important step towards excellence. By merging with Cognifistech, we are expanding our offer and further demonstrating our commitment to our clients to provide incomparable quality and diversity of professional services,” stated Samuel Havida, Vice-President (elect) of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Montréal region.

Cognifistech’s President, Pascal Perrault said, “We are extremely pleased to join a firm of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s calibre and reputation. Our clients will have access to a wide array of services and an international network in over 130 countries. This merger represents extensive synergy opportunities and added value for our clients.”

Cognifistech’s experts have been working from Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s offices since May 15th. They are located in Montréal, Laval and Saint-Jérôme.

 About Cognifistech

Founded in 2003, Cognifistech Inc. specialized in preparing scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) tax credit claims and in providing related advisory services. Over the years, Cognifistech developed leading and constantly evolving SR&ED expertise, offering its professional services to numerous Canadian businesses in a wide range of industries.

 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 2,500 professionals, including some 230 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 4,300 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 40,000 professionals.



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