Canpro Global and King-Reed Merge to Create Canada's Largest National Investigation and Risk Mitigation Firm
TORONTO, June 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Canpro Global Services Inc. and King-Reed
& Associates LP have amalgamated to create the largest full-service
risk mitigation and investigation company in Canada.
The new organization, Canpro King-Reed LP, with combined annual revenues
in excess of $40 million, becomes the dominant service provider in its
field. Chairman of the Board, Brian D. King, and President and CEO,
Robert Burns, in a joint announcement said, "We now blanket the country
from coast to coast and our clients get the broadest range of services
in the industry. It's a perfect fit."
The combined firm will deliver uniform reporting and methodology and the
ease of a single point of contact for national coverage. Clients will
now have access to expanded technology, geographic coverage, resources
and industry specialists across Canada and in some international
Client services include Investigations, Security and Risk Consulting,
Pre-employment Screening, Occupational Health & Safety, and Labour Risk
"King-Reed established itself over 27 years as the premier service
provider in Eastern Canada. This merger allows us to ensure our clients
that same level of service across the country," said Brian D. King,
Chairman of the Board.
President and CEO, Robert Burns, stated, "Canpro and King-Reed have been
working co-operatively for 15 years. Becoming a single national
service provider is the natural next step in our evolution. I'm totally
excited about the opportunities this creates for our clients."
Canpro King-Reed combined includes over 450 professionals in 23
locations across Canada and abroad. Client sectors include government,
corporate, financial, legal, extractive and insurance industries.
The merger is the result of the private equity investment in both firms
by Granite Global Solutions.
"Granite Global Solutions is proud to have facilitated bringing together
these two great Canadian success stories that complement each other
perfectly and can seamlessly continue to grow and develop in new and
existing markets." said Murray Wallace, President & CEO, Granite Global
About King-Reed & Associates LP
Headquartered in Toronto with 12-full service offices strategically
located throughout Central Canada, King-Reed & Associates LP is a premier internationally-recognized investigations firm. Since 1984
King-Reed has served the Corporate, Legal, Insurance and Financial
markets, providing investigations in the areas of fraud, intellectual
property, due diligence, surveillance, pre-employment screening,
intelligence gathering services and threat risk assessments. With a
staff of more than 170 professionals, King-Reed aggressively employs
its expertise and experience to produce high quality results that
support and contribute to the overall success and growth of its
About Canpro® Global
Headquartered in Vancouver, with 11 offices throughout Western Canada, Canpro Global Services Inc. is a leader in risk mitigation through its five subsidiaries -
Investigations, HRservices, Risk Solutions, Training Resources & Labour
Risk Management. With more than 300 professionals committed to
providing exceptional client service and innovative professional
solutions, Canpro has been the company of choice for governments,
corporations and the legal community in Canada and abroad since 1975. www.canproglobal.com
About Granite Global Solutions
Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Granite Global Solutions Inc. is a
Canadian corporation operating business lines that are leaders in their
respective markets: McLarens Canada, the country's fastest growing niche claims adjusting organization; Sibley & Associates, Canada's largest disability management company; King Reed & Associates, Canada's largest private investigation agency and Rochon Engineering, a leading specialized forensic engineering business, among others.
Image with caption: "Toronto, June 1, 2011 - Announcement Photo: Ken Cahoon, Robert Burns, Nino Calabrese, Paul McParlan (CNW Group/Canpro Global Services Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20110607_C3485_PHOTO_EN_01.jpg
SOURCE Canpro Global Services Inc.
For further information:
Director of Media Relations
King-Reed and Associates LP
1.877.695.6575 ext. 241
Director of Media Relations
Canpro Global Solutions Inc.
1.800.661.9077 ext. 2111
Granite Global Solutions