Collins Barrow Strengthens East Coast Presence

1 Sep 2010

Collins Barrow Nauss Hornby LLP and Hemming Weir Casey Inc. have merged to form Collins Barrow Nova Scotia Inc., one of Nova Scotia's largest independently owned accounting firms with nine partners and more than 30 professionals and staff. 

"Collins Barrow and Hemming Weir Casey have a history of attracting talented partners and professionals and providing clients with unparalleled service. That's why we're doing this merger. That's why our business exists," said Collins Barrow Nova Scotia's new managing partner, Grant Galbraith. "By merging, we will amplify the outstanding quality service that our clients have come to expect from us and create a guiding force for mid-sized companies that fits their needs and values."

Collins Barrow Nova Scotia will feature a unique blend of capable professionals with a depth and breadth of experience to ensure clients meet the most rigorous audit, tax, valuation and advisory needs. The firm will serve and grow several sectors including manufacturing, not-for-profit, information technology, professional services, property development and retail.

"The accounting profession is going through unprecedented change. As visionary and proactive firms, we aim to grow in this changing landscape in a way that allows us to continue to provide the best possible entrepreneurial services to our clients as they, too, experience business growth and expansion. We know that combining the two firms under the Collins Barrow network will do just that" said Michael Casey, Hemming Weir Casey's managing partner.

Collins Barrow is Canada's largest association of chartered accountancy firms and the 8th largest group of chartered accountants in Canada with more than 40 offices from coast to coast.

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