Area dignitaries welcome BDO Canada following recent expansion in Nova Scotia

January 29, 2014

​HALIFAX: On Monday, January 27, 2014, the Honourable Kelly Regan, MLA for Bedford and Minister of Labour & Advanced Education, welcomed Raymond Yuill Chartered Accountants and McCuaig & Company to BDO Canada LLP in Nova Scotia on behalf of Premier Stephen McNeil. Joined by Halifax Mayor Mike Savage, a reception was held at the Delta Hotel to commemorate the expansion of the firm’s professional practice in Atlantic Canada.

“I want to congratulate BDO, McCuaig & Company, and Raymond Yuill Chartered Accountants on their recent merger in Nova Scotia, and wish them much success in the future,” said Nova Scotia Minister of Labour and Advanced Education Kelly Regan. “I’m sure the communities they operate in will benefit from this new partnership.”

BDO is one of the leading accounting and advisory firms in Canada with over 100 offices across the country. Mergers with McCuaig & Company, a Halifax-based insolvency firm, and Raymond Yuill, one of Atlantic Canada’s leading accounting and advisory practices, continue the firm’s focus on expanding its services and presence in the region. Operating under the BDO name, the combined team will have over 150 professionals with offices in 15 locations across New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

Keith Farlinger, CEO of BDO Canada, commented: “Our mergers with these two leading firms demonstrate our ongoing commitment to delivering exceptional client service through a strong local team of professionals in Halifax and in Atlantic Canada. The integration of our teams means we will offer our clients outstanding resources in every area of assurance, accounting, tax, advisory, and financial recovery services.”

McCuaig & Company will expand BDO’s team of insolvency professionals offering debt solutions for individuals and businesses extensively throughout Nova Scotia. Raymond Yuill’s team grows BDO’s presence through its assurance and accounting, tax and advisory practice, with expertise in specialty services such as corporate finance, business valuation, M&A, income tax and commodity tax.

BDO is one of the leading accounting and advisory firms in Canada with our strengths firmly rooted in the communities we serve. Our professionals combine personalized, local advice and service with national resources and experience. From Vancouver, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland, we build strong relationships with businesses and communities coast to coast.

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About BDO Canada Limited: BDO Canada Limited provides financial recovery services to help Canadians take control of personal and business debt problems. BDO Canada Limited is an affiliate of BDO Canada LLP.

About BDO Canada LLP: BDO is the fifth largest single national accounting and advisory partnership in Canada with over 100 offices nationwide. Our professionals have the expertise to serve owner-managed businesses, large enterprises, public companies, the public sector, and communities and not-for-profit organizations in a broad range of industries.

BDO Canada LLP, a Canadian limited liability partnership, is a member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms.

The combined fee income of all the BDO Member Firms, including the members of their exclusive alliances, was US$6.015 billion in 2012. The global network has 1,204 offices in 138 countries and more than 54,933 people provide advisory services throughout the world.


Contacts

Mark Rosen, Trustee in Bankruptcy
Senior Vice-President
Office Managing Partner
BDO Canada Limited
Tel: 902 425 3100
Email: mrosen@bdo.ca

Ted Hargreaves
Regional Managing Consultant
BDO Canada LLP
Tel: 902 892 5365
Email: thargreaves@bdo.ca