Hobb & Company Joins Collins Barrow in Canada
9 Nov 2012
Hobb & Company, Durham Region's largest accounting firm, has
joined Baker Tilly International member firm Collins Barrow. Now
operating as Collins Barrow Durham LLP, the firm is part of an
impressive network with nearly 40 offices across Canada.
"As Canada's mid-market leader for audit, tax and advisory
services, Collins Barrow has built a name for itself based on its
dedication to providing clients with greater clarity; a value that
our firm shares," says Peter Hobb, founding partner of Hobb &
Company. "By joining Collins Barrow, we are becoming part of a
network that reaches from coast to coast, powered by collaboration.
This means that as our clients grow their businesses, we can
provide seamless access to a range of specialty services and local
expertise to ensure their success in other markets."
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The Durham firm maintains its legal autonomy and independence,
crucial factors that contributed to the decision to join the
Collins Barrow network.
"Today it is business as usual as we continue to provide innovative
solutions that increase client profitability," says Ian Bergin,
managing partner of Collins Barrow Durham. "With the full team
being on board, our clients will continue to work with the same
partners and professionals they know and trust. What changes is
that our engagements will be enriched with knowledge from across
Canada and beyond, thanks to Collins Barrow's strategic membership
in Baker Tilly International."
"At Collins Barrow we are constantly in growth mode, seeking out
top ten firms across the country. Our newest member firm in Durham
is a prime example of the calibre we are looking for, in terms of
the breadth of services it offers and its track record of success,"
says Harry Blum, managing partner of Collins Barrow Toronto and
national director of member firm recruitment. "As we continue to
extend our geographic reach, we are concentrating on firms that
meet our highest standards so Collins Barrow clients can depend on
us for leading advice and specialty services in every
"We are proud to welcome Collins Barrow Durham to the network,"
says Dan Longlade, chair of Collins Barrow National. "This new
addition adds to the extent of our collective expertise, which is
shared across regional boundaries wherever and whenever it will
assist clients in achieving their goals."