Capital Business Solutions to merge with MNP LLP

By Staff | August 23, 2011 | Last updated on August 23, 2011
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Capital Business Solutions (CBS) Inc., an Edmonton-based firm confirmed its merger with MNP LLP, one of Canada’s largest chartered accountancy and consulting firms, effective September 1, 2011.

“This merger allows us to strategically grow the firm by adding more resources and expertise to better serve the needs of the marketplace,” said Daryl Ritchie, chief executive officer of MNP. “As with MNP, CBS has a strong mid-market focus and we’re looking forward to working together to better serve our clients.”

Specializing in serving Western Canada and the mid-market, CBS provides corporate finance solutions, commercial mortgages, business sale advisory, consulting and executive recruitment in addition to temporary manpower to the heavy industrial and mining sectors.

“Whether it is capital to fund a client’s growth strategy, assistance in selling their company, divesting of assets, or other merger and acquisition activity, MNP has a network of corporate finance professionals who can access key decision makers, locally, nationally and around the world,” said Blair Bondar, partner, CBS. “Both firms also take a similar approach to client relationships and believe that together our firms could better assist our clients in achieving their goals.”

Lloyd Strain, a partner at CBS added that they were looking to join a firm that could enhance their current service offerings in accounting, taxation and consulting while providing an expanded national and global reach to their clients.

“In addition to delivering unparalleled corporate finance solutions, MNP has a large national presence with hundreds of MNP experts and specialists across the country,” said Strain.

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