MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of its expansion plans
into Toronto, Richter has joined with SBLR LLP ("SBLR"), a boutique
financial advisory firm. Through this merger, the newly rebranded
Richter will be adding over 40 team members to its existing complement
of over 400 employees in Montreal.
Over the past 86 years, the growth and success of Richter's clients has
given them the opportunity to evolve and become a dominant financial
advisory and strategic accounting firm. Richter and SBLR share similar
entrepreneurial cultures that provide businesses with practical advice
making them a leading financial advisory firm in the Montreal and
Toronto markets. This merger comes at a time when businesses are
operating in an increasingly complex environment that requires an
ability to quickly adapt to changing market conditions.
"We have a deep understanding of our clients' businesses and their
unique challenges; we have evolved together, often through many
generations, and we have become an extension of their business. This
expansion is very promising to our clients and to the entrepreneurial
businesses who deserve more engaged, more embedded and more practical
advisory services," says Tasso Lagios, National Managing Partner,
"We operate with a unique mindset and we found that we are completely
aligned with Richter in every aspect of our culture and business," adds
Mitch Silverstein, Partner, Richter (also a founding partner of SBLR).
"With our shared approach in servicing clients with excellence, we will
further enhance our clients' experience by providing more depth and
breadth to our services."
The expansion into Toronto coincides with the firm's recent rebranding.
Richter's new brand is designed to represent its identity. "Our
rebranding is more than an aesthetic change; it respects our legacy and
our accomplishments, and it explains our progress while shaping the
future we envision for ourselves," explains Tasso Lagios.
Richter is a financial advisory firm with full-service offices in
Montreal and Toronto. The firm has consistently been named as one of Montreal's Top Employers and Canada's Top Employers for Young People for the past several years. Founded in Montreal in 1926, Richter
provides a full range of consulting and advisory services in the areas
of auditing, taxation, corporate finance, restructuring and insolvency,
business valuation, litigation support, forensic accounting, and wealth
management. Richter is a member of RSM International, a global network
of independent accounting and advisory firms in over 90 countries,
bringing together the talents of 32,500 individuals in over 700 offices
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Catherine de Montigny
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