MONTREAL, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - BDO Canada LLP's Montreal office is
pleased to announce its merger with fellow accounting firm, Ammar
Cousineau Télio Hadid (ACTH).
BDO's local office will expand to include 20 partners and nearly 200
professionals and staff. In addition, this merger will greatly increase
the firm's visibility in the Montreal area and help to ensure a strong
future for the clients and staff members of both practices.
BDO and ACTH, respectively, have been highly-regarded in the marketplace
and are each known for their quality client service and commitment to
their local business communities.
ACTH is a leading, full-service accounting firm which ranks in the top
25 in Quebec that offers audit and accounting, tax, consulting and
advisory services to clients. BDO Canada LLP is the fifth largest
national accounting and advisory partnerships in Canada and forms part
of BDO International, which ranks 5th amongst accounting and advisory firms in the world.
According to Jacques Filion, BDO Office Managing Partner in Montreal,
"This merger will enable us to offer more depth in our practice areas
and allow for growth, which will lead to a stronger firm. Sharing
similar values with ACTH will enable us to offer a higher quality of
service to each of our clients, while maintaining a privileged advisory
Choula Ammar, ACTH Managing Partner, added: "We are thrilled to be
joining BDO. In a rapidly changing business and accounting environment,
we are now enabled to provide our clients with the best of both worlds:
the dedicated and personalized advice to which they have become
accustomed to, along with an expanded breadth of services."
Together, the merged office will also gain further skills, expertise and
industry sector experience, as well as a significantly greater presence
in the area.
Note to editors
BDO is the fifth largest single national accounting and advisory
partnership in Canada with 95 offices nationwide. Our professionals
have the expertise to serve owner-managed businesses, large
enterprises, mid-market public companies, communities and non-profit
organizations in a broad range of industries.
BDO Canada LLP, a Canadian limited liability partnership, is a member of
BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms
part of the international BDO network of independent member firms.
BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member
The combined fee income of all the BDO Member Firms, including the
members of their exclusive alliances, was $5.672 billion in 2011. The
global network has 1,182 offices in 135 countries and more than 48,000
people provide advisory services throughout the world.
SOURCE BDO Canada
For further information:
Office Managing Partner
BDO Canada LLP
Tel: 514 931 0841 ext. 2461
Fax: 514 931 9491