Largest northern B.C. professional services firm an excellent fit for KPMG
TORONTO, ON and PRINCE GEORGE, BC, April 3, 2012 /CNW/ - KPMG LLP (KPMG) announced today that Chan Foucher LeFebvre LLP (Chan Foucher LeFebvre) has joined KPMG effective April 2, 2012. Doubling the size of its current Prince George practice as a result of this acquisition, KPMG is now the largest professional services firm in northern British Columbia, and in the province overall.
Founded in 1995, Chan Foucher LeFebvre is a Prince George-based, independently-owned, mid-market accounting and business consulting practice. The firm's associates will relocate to KPMG's Prince George offices this summer, while satellite office operations will continue in Quesnel and Vanderhoof.
"As part of our national strategy to continue to invest in our private company KPMG Enterprise practice, we are very pleased to welcome the Chan Foucher LeFebvre team to our Prince George office and to our KPMG Enterprise practice specifically," said Rob Brouwer, Canadian Managing Partner, Clients and Markets, KPMG LLP. "An excellent fit for the firm, Chan Foucher LeFebvre's highly seasoned professionals significantly expand our depth of resources in the B.C. interior."
"The addition of Chan Foucher LeFebvre brings dynamic relationships and solid community leadership to the KPMG family," said Dennis Fortnum, Canadian Managing Partner, KPMG Enterprise™. "Their entrepreneurial spirit and highly skilled professionals are a perfect fit for our firm. We are committed to serving this growing region, and private companies and entrepreneurs will benefit from the collective experiences and talents of our teams."
"We're proud to join the KPMG family and extend our reach in supporting the community," said Al LeFebvre, Partner, Chan Foucher LeFebvre. "We consider KPMG the preferred partner that will best serve our clients and provide the best opportunities for our team. Together, we are committed to providing a seamless transition for our clients and colleagues."
KPMG LLP, a Canadian limited liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is the Canadian member firm affiliated with KPMG International, a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. Member firms operate in 152 countries and have more than 145,000 professionals working around the world. In Canada, KPMG has more than 4,000 professionals. KPMG Enterprise™ is a network of professionals devoted exclusively to helping private companies in Canada.
About Chan Foucher LeFebvre
Founded in 1995, Chan Foucher LeFebvre LLP is the largest locally owned and operated professional services firm in northern British Columbia, providing accounting, auditing, tax, assurance, financial and business consulting, and corporate finance services to private, not-for-profit and public sector clients.
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