ROCG Hobb & Company Consulting joins Collins Barrow

COURTICE, ON, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - ROCG Hobb & Company Consulting Inc. has joined Collins Barrow. Now operating as Collins Barrow Durham Consultants Inc., the firm is part of an impressive network with nearly 40 offices across Canada.

"Since its inception, Hobb & Company was dedicated to providing greater clarity and innovative solutions to increase client profitability. Collins Barrow has built its name on precisely the same commitment," says Peter Hobb, Founding Partner of Hobb & Company. "With this move we are joining a collaborative, national network to ensure that as our clients continue to expand their businesses they will have seamless access to specialty services and unsurpassed local expertise."

Serving Durham Region, the firm maintains its legal autonomy and independence. These were crucial factors contributing to the decision to join the Collins Barrow network.

"Having developed a reputation for integrity and service excellence, our full team is in support of this transition to the Collins Barrow network," says Peter Spratt, Vice President at Collins Barrow Durham Consultants Inc. "Today we continue to provide our clients with leading advice and solutions that help in achieving managerial and operational effectiveness. Through Collins Barrow, we will also provide these consulting services from coast to coast as and when it is needed."

"Collins Barrow continues to attract market leaders to extend the reach of the network. We are constantly seeking out top firms with specialty services and unique offerings that meet our high standards," says Harry Blum, Managing Partner of Collins Barrow Toronto and National Director of Member Firm Recruitment. "Our newest member firm in Durham brings a wealth of sector knowledge, as well as consulting expertise that is a tremendous complement to the clarity that is afforded by our core audit, tax and advisory services."

"Collins Barrow Durham is a worthy addition and we are proud to have the firm on board," says Dan Longlade, Chair of Collins Barrow National. "By continuing to build Collins Barrow's network of firms, we are furthering both our collective expertise and geographic footprint, so that we are more than prepared to position our clients for success wherever they do business."

SOURCE: Collins Barrow National Cooperative Incorporated

For further information:

Ian Bergin
Managing Partner
Collins Barrow Durham
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Janice Chan
Media Relations
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Stephen Chris
National Director of Operations
Collins Barrow National
(519)635-6635