MNP and McLarty join forces to offer business community enhanced
CALGARY, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - MNP LLP, one of Canada's largest national
accounting and consulting firms, announced today that McLarty & Co
Professional Corporation, an Ottawa-based accounting firm, will merge
with MNP on November 1, 2014. McLarty & Co was interested in expanding
services to clients, while MNP was seeking to enter the Ottawa
marketplace for the first time.
"MNP's strategic plan for growth and its entrepreneurial spirit have
always been key factors in our success," said Sean Wallace, MNP's
Executive Vice President for Ontario and Quebec. "This merger builds on
our plans for growth in eastern Canada as well our vision of becoming
the nation's pre-eminent accounting and consulting firm. We are
thrilled to be entering the Ottawa marketplace for the first time and
are even more excited to have found the perfect firm to join forces
MNP is ranked as the sixth-largest firm in Canada and employs over 3,000
professionals from Victoria to Montreal. For more than 65 years, MNP
has served the mid-market public and private sectors in the areas of
accounting, consulting and tax. MNP has also been recognized as one of
Canada's 50 Best Employers by the AON Hewitt for six consecutive years.
"We are very excited about joining MNP. Our clients will benefit from
the additional knowledge, resources and experience that MNP offers in
numerous industry and specialty areas," said Doug McLarty, FCPA, FCA,
Managing Director. "Through this merger, we can ensure that we continue
to deliver unique solutions to meet even more of our clients' needs."
Lynn Honsberger, MHA, CPA, CA, Director, Recruiting and Promotion for
McLarty & Co, said in today's business environment, it is more
important than ever to look at new ways to help clients achieve their
goals. "This merger is a perfect example of how two like-minded firms
can come together to provide more resources and services to give
clients the edge they need to stay competitive and deal with business
and industry challenges."
Established in 1981, McLarty & Co is well known in Ottawa as an
innovative public accounting company that serves a diverse group of
clients, including business owners, car dealerships, healthcare
professionals and real estate and construction companies.
McLarty & Co and their team of 30 will remain in their current location
at Suite 110, 495 Richmond Road in Ottawa.
MNP is one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in
Canada, providing client-focused accounting, taxation and consulting
advice. National in scope and local in focus, MNP has proudly served
individuals and public and private companies for more than 65 years.
Through the development of strong relationships, MNP provides
organizations with personalized strategies and a local perspective to
help them succeed. For more information, visit MNP.ca
SOURCE: MNP LLP
For further information:
Sean Wallace, CA
Executive Vice President, Ontario and Quebec
Douglas McLarty, FCPA, FCA
McLarty & Co Professional Corporation