TORONTO & ST. CATHARINES, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP announced today that the accounting and advisory firm MacGillivray (St. Catharines) joined Grant Thornton LLP effective January 1, 2013.
“Through our discussions over the past several months, we have confirmed that their team shares the same commitment to distinctive client service, and that our values-based culture and market focus is strongly aligned.”
“As a growing firm, it’s great to start the year with an announcement that our firm is getting even stronger. While MacGillivray are located in downtown St. Catharines, they service the broader Niagara region, allowing us to continue to strengthen our reach across Southern Ontario. We’re very excited to welcome them to our firm,” said Phil Noble, Executive Partner and CEO, Grant Thornton LLP.
The MacGillivray team of 26 professionals, including 4 partners, has been providing assurance, tax and advisory services to a wide range of clients in the Niagara Region of Ontario for over 75 years.
“MacGillivray (St. Catharines) are well known in the Southern Ontario market for their expertise and client service, as well as their commitment to significant community involvement,” adds Glen Gilbert, Managing Partner, Southern Ontario, Grant Thornton LLP. “Through our discussions over the past several months, we have confirmed that their team shares the same commitment to distinctive client service, and that our values-based culture and market focus is strongly aligned.”
“Our roots in the Niagara region run deep—we’ve supported businesses in the area for three quarters of a century,” said Terry Waud, MacGillivray’s senior partner. “It’s our goal to continue serving clients with the same level of personalized service and commitment – which we’ve always called the ‘MacGillivray difference’. In this way, we see a seamless fit with Grant Thornton LLP’s culture and focus on the client. What we will be able to add, though, is access to a broader range of new national and international resources and new ways of helping our clients grow along with us.”
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