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Grant Thornton acquires Georgetown, Ont. tax firm

GMA is a team of 31 professionals—including three partners and one principal—that has provided assurance, tax and advisory services for 40 years



TORONTO—Grant Thornton LLP has acquired GMA LLP, a tax and advisory business based in Georgetown, Ont.

“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 at 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 for more than 40 years.

“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.

Grant Thornton LLP is a Canadian accounting and advisory firm providing audit, tax and advisory services to private and public organizations. Together with the Quebec firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP, Grant Thornton in Canada has approximately 4,000 employees.

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