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."

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 jurisdiction."

"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."

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