Media Advisory - Demolishing buildings, not relationships

KPMG's The Next Million magazine gives voice to entrepreneurs driving the future of Canadian business

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Edmonton-based entrepreneur, Bill Knight, learned the risk of working with relatives when his business partnership with family members came to an abrupt end in 1999.  Drawing from his business learnings, and what little capital he had, Knight immediately started B&B Demolition Ltd. and watched it grow into a successful business with 60 employees – including several from the Knight family – and $11 million in revenue. Knight still enjoys working with his family and wouldn't have it any other way.

B&B Demolition is one of the companies featured in KPMG Enterprise's The Next Million magazine which launches today. The Next Million, produced in conjunction with The Globe and Mail, replaces the firm's award-winning inBusiness magazine, and targets entrepreneurs and small-to-medium business owners who have earned their first million and are looking to build upon that achievement. Each issue shares the success stories of entrepreneurs and gives a voice to the leaders and creators driving the future of Canadian small business. Bill Knight – CEO of B&B Demolition – is featured in the inaugural issue, discussing B&B Demolition's growth story and how to successfully work with family.

The quarterly magazine has the tagline 'You've Made It. Now Grow It' and logo featuring the Roman numeral M with an elevated dash which represents one million and signifies the growing revenues of the targeted readers. 

Issues of the 2015 publication, slated for April, June and September, will be available as an insert in The Globe and Mail and online.

Media interested in learning more about The Next Million and receiving a copy can contact: media@kpmg.ca.

LEARN MORE

KPMG website 
KPMG Enterprise website 
The Next Million Web Page 
@KPMG_Canada 
KPMG on LinkedIn

QUOTES

"Running a business takes incredible creativity, drive and endurance.  The Next Million reflects the challenges, lessons learned and successes of Canadian entrepreneurs building their businesses, while addressing many of the issues and concerns they confront as they grow to the next level."

Dennis Fortnum, Canadian Managing Partner, KPMG Enterprise

About KPMG Enterprise™

KPMG Enterprise was formed in 2004 to respond to a growing need for a professional service firm that focuses on private companies.  We were the first to dedicate a team of advisers exclusively to entrepreneurs, family businesses, and emerging fast growing companies.  Our global network of trusted advisers are well positioned to respond to the specific needs of private companies.  We bring extensive resources and expertise in audit, tax, and advisory services, scaled to the needs of our clients.  We provide financial, operational, and strategic advice during any stage of the business lifecycle. Visit kpmg.ca/enterprise.

About KPMG

KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm (kpmg.ca) and a Canadian limited liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG member firms around the world have 162,000 professionals, in 155 countries.

The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.

SOURCE KPMG LLP

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For further information: Briana D'Archi, National Senior Manager, Communications, KPMG in Canada, bdarchi@kpmg.ca, 416 777 8169

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