BDO Acts As Exclusive Financial Advisor In The Sale Of Leading Fuel, Grocery & Liquor Store In Blind Bay, British Columbia

July 25, 2018

BDO Canada is pleased to congratulate Lynx Equity Limited on its recent acquisition of Blind Bay Village Grocer Ltd., earlier this year.

Over the years, Blind Bay Village Grocer has grown to become the community's premier destination for fuel and groceries, and serves as the largest rural liquor store in British Columbia. The transaction included the sale of over 2.5 acres of land, which the store and gas bar is located on.

“BDO established a thorough and transparent process, guiding us every step of the way through initial preparations, negotiations, due diligence and tax planning,” said Colby Woodhead, owner of Blind Bay Village Grocer. “The team was attentive to the aspects which were most important to us and their expert advice proved to be invaluable in closing this transaction.”

BDO's Transaction Advisory Services team acted as the exclusive advisor to Blind Bay Village Grocer, assisting the business owners, Colby & Annette Woodhead, throughout the transaction process. The BDO team included Adam Mallon & Albert Kouzminski, with additional tax and accounting support from John White & Cory Neil.

BDO wishes Blind Bay Village Grocer and Lynx Equity Limited a successful partnership and continued growth.

Village Grocer logo and LYNX logo

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