TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP announced today that GMA LLP joined the firm effective April 1, 2013.
“Since we launched our new tagline, An Instinct for Growth, over a year ago, we’ve been talking to our clients about unlocking their potential for growth. Within our own firm, we’re also growing. One of our key strategies has been to pursue combinations with like-minded firms that share our core values and commitment to distinctive client service,” says Phil Noble, Executive Partner and CEO, Grant Thornton LLP. “The GMA LLP team definitely shares our commitment to distinctive client service, and our values-based culture and market focus are strongly aligned.”
Located about 30 km northwest of Mississauga, the GMA team of 31 professionals, including three partners and one principal, has been supporting business and providing assurance, tax and advisory services to a wide range of clients in the Georgetown and Greater Toronto Area of Ontario for over 40 years. GMA is well known in the privately-held business market for their expertise and client service, as well as their commitment to significant community involvement.
“This is an exciting time for all of our partners and staff. Joining Grant Thornton brings a wealth of additional resources to our clients and, for the first time, brings the presence of a large national accounting firm to Halton Hills, which will provide many career opportunities to current and future staff at our Georgetown location” says Brian MacAdam, Partner, GMA.
“This expansion will complement our current practice in Greater Toronto, as well as allow us to continue to strengthen our reach across Southern Ontario. It also enhances our capacity as preferred advisors to privately-held business,” adds Jim Copeland, Regional Managing Partner, Grant Thornton LLP.
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