Dec 01, 2017, 07:00 ET
Global services, expertise and insights for the Canadian middle market
TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - RSM, the leading global provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, is pleased to announce the launch of RSM Canada with an office 300-strong in the heart of Toronto's financial district. The RSM Canada team includes 37 partners, nearly 300 professionals and has served more than 5,000 middle market clients over the past eight years.
"We are excited to welcome RSM Canada to our network," said Jean Stephens, chief executive officer, RSM International. "This firm, together with our expansion plans, strengthens our ability to support our substantial existing North American client base, and enables us to realise exciting new opportunities in this important economy for clients across the globe."
Harry Blum will serve as managing partner of RSM Canada, which encompasses RSM Canada LLP, the Canadian member of the RSM International Network providing audit and tax services, and RSM Canada Consulting LP, a newly formed partnership of RSM Canada and RSM US LLP. RSM Canada Consulting LP will provide expanded consulting services, such as management consulting, IT infrastructure and business applications, and security, privacy and risk to clients in Canada.
"We are pleased to take this important step with RSM Canada," said Joe Adams, managing partner and CEO of RSM US LLP. "The consulting services currently offered by RSM US LLP will be a strong complement to the services offered by RSM Canada. Together we will be a first-choice advisor delivering the power of being understood to middle market leaders. We're excited about the opportunities this creates for the clients, partners and staff of both firms."
RSM's overarching strategy eyes expansion beyond Toronto to key markets across Canada, with both fully integrated RSM Canada offices in major metropolitan areas and a robust alliance of firms in other markets to support client needs.
"We look forward to building RSM Canada," said Harry Blum, managing partner for RSM Canada. "I believe we have a very strong value proposition. Canada is a country full of middle market businesses, and RSM is the global leader in serving the middle market. It's a great fit."
As part of RSM, RSM Canada and its clients will benefit from access to more than 41,400 professionals in over 120 countries around the world and expertise tailored to the middle market.
RSM's purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities through world-class audit, tax and consulting services focused on middle market businesses. The clients we serve are the engine of global commerce and economic growth, and we are focused on developing leading professionals and services to meet their evolving needs in today's ever-changing business environment.
RSM Canada LLP provides public accounting services and is the Canadian member firm of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 41,400 people in over 120 countries. RSM Canada Consulting LP provides consulting services and is an affiliate of RSM US LLP, a member firm of RSM International. For more information visit rsmcanada.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.
RSM US LLP is the U.S. member firm of RSM International, a global network of independent, audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 41,400 people in over 120 countries. For more information, visit rsmus.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.
For further information: Charles Muggeridge, FleishmanHillard, W: 416-720-4741, [email protected]
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