MONTREAL, July 22 /CNW Telbec/ - On June 30, 2008, Raymond Chabot Grant
Thornton acquired Synerma, a well-known management consulting firm
specializing in strategic cost management.
"The firms have very complementary expertise, since Synerma is recognized
for its strategic cost management and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has
in-depth knowledge of its geographical and sector markets. Such an alliance
creates a major competitive advantage in the strategy and organizational
performance consulting services market," declared Pierre Monette,
Vice-President, of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton's Montréal region.
"We decided to accept Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton's offer to purchase
since both of our firms are very successful primarily due to the quality of
the services we provide. It is one of the fundamental aspects of our
respective cultures and an integral part of the client approach of our firms'
professionals," stated Daniel Dubé, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Synerma specializes in management accounting and is a recognized pioneer
and leader in this field. The professionals at Synerma built their reputation
through the successful completion of hundreds of assignments, primarily
involving strategic cost management methodologies.
Founded in 1948, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has become one of the
leaders in assurance, taxation, consulting, turnaround and insolvency
services. The Firm owes its success to more than 2,000 employees, including
over 240 partners, operating in more than 90 offices across Québec, eastern
Ontario and New Brunswick.
For further information:
For further information: Benoit Lague, Senior Manager, Raymond Chabot
Grant Thornton, (514) 878-2691, ext. 2389