Practices for Sale/And Looking to Purchase
To place a free ad, please send your text (including contact information) to [afortune#cga-bc,org]Anita Fortune, Coordinator, Public Practice Advisory Services. For confidential ads, please contact Anita at (604) 714-2350 or toll free (800) 565-1211 ext 350.
Updated April 2013
Firms For Sale
Central Vancouver Island
Partner interest in a well-established public practice firm is for sale. Clients consist primarily of audit engagements along with some review and compilation engagement and personal tax files. The office is located in Port Alberni on central Vancouver Island. Retiring partner will be available to help facilitate a smooth transition.
Interested parties are asked to complete and submit the CGA-BC Public Practice Firm Purchase Inquiry Form.
BC Interior Practice For Sale
Well-established practice consists of compilation, review and audit engagements, plus personal tax preparation and some bookkeeping. Gross revenue is about $190,000. There are two full-time staff.
For more information, please contact email@example.com.
Southern Interior B.C. Practice for Sale
Gross Billings: $550,000
Great opportunity in the Southern Interior of British Columbia! This is an established practice offering reviews, compilations, income tax and bookkeeping services to clients from a variety of industries. The practice also provides consulting services in the areas of corporate and personal tax and estate planning. Excellent long-term staff is in place. Revenue growth has been consistent. Practice cash-flow is very strong.
Interested parties are asked to complete and submit the CGA-BC Public Practice Firm Purchase Inquiry Form.
South Granville Firm
A small CGA firm located in the South Granville area of Vancouver is looking for an opportunity to expand by bringing in a public practitioner as a partner or associate. The firm has well-established practice resources, a server-based paperless environment, and office space to support a new partner or an associate with his/her accounting team of up to four staff. Ideal size of the joining practice would range from $100,000 to $300,000 in annual billing.
We have a solid client base as well as a strong team of qualified and supporting staff. A 5-year growth plan is also in place. If you are interested in this opportunity to build a larger public practice through joint efforts, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief description of your practice and we will work out a plan from there. Confidentiality respected.
Southeast B.C. Firm
Long-established practice in southeast B.C. available for complete sale or will consider suitable partner to purchase 50 per cent or more. Gross revenue of $420,000. Good mix of reviews, compilations, small audits, personal tax, bookkeeping and payroll clients. Well-trained staff includes two CGAs. Excellent location with building available for sale, partial sale or lease. Owner will stay on for smooth transition. Vendor financing available.
Interested parties, please complete and submit the CGA-BC Public Practice Firm Purchase Inquiry Form.
Office Space Available
Ground level office space near 47th and Fraser Street, Vancouver, available for rent ($850 including HST). A notary public office is looking for an accountant to rent out space in a beautiful brand new office. The office is located near all major banks (RBC,TD, VanCity, Scotia Bank, CIBC, State Bank of India) and a busy market place with ample public parking behind the office.
The office has one notary, and is looking for an accountant to share the space. The total area is 900 sq ft including a large professional looking reception area and another common area. The rent includes the use of your own office (approximately 125 sq ft), use of common area and wireless Internet.
If you are interested in working in an environment with another professional, please call (604) 568-4563 or email email@example.com.
Office space available in Burnaby for rent ($800 including HST). A notary public office is looking for an accountant to rent out space in a beautiful brand new office. The office is located in a very busy and high exposure retail complex with ample parking at the corner of Marine Way and Byrne Road in South Burnaby. The complex includes Canadian Tire, London Drugs, Price Mart Foods, as well as a couple of financial institutions and insurance agencies.
The office will have two notaries, an insurance advisor, and is looking for an accountant. The total area is 1,600 sq ft including a large professional looking reception area and other common area. The rent includes the use of your own office (approximately 125 sq ft), use of common area and wireless Internet.
If you are interested in working in an environment with other professionals, please call (604) 558 0678 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Office space available in the CGA-BC building at 1867 West Broadway. This professionally managed building has excellent exposure to West Broadway and would be an ideal location for a CGA public practice firm, medical practitioner or other professional. The site is on a major transit route, has excellent parking and is only minutes from the downtown office district.
The space would suit an organization requiring 2,000 to 4,100 square feet. For further information, please contact:
REALACORP MANAGEMENT LTD.
101 - 1867 West Broadway
Vancouver, B.C. V6J 4W1
Cell: (604) 825-2682
Fax: (604) 909-1694
Office: (604) 734-6695 ext 26
Looking to Purchase
The following firms are looking to expand by purchasing a practice or block of accounts:
I am interested in purchasing a public practice in the Kelowna area. The ideal size of the practice would be around $225,000 but I will consider all sizes. I am mainly interested in compilation engagements, personal and corporate income tax returns, and other various advisory services.
I have worked in public practice for nine years and would like to have my own firm. I am open to any type of succession planning including a partnership for a period of time with the existing practitioner(s).
If you would like to know more, please contact me at email@example.com.
We are now ready to further expand our practice after acquiring an existing public practice five years ago. We have a strong existing staff of qualified CGAs and we would also like to keep your existing staff as well. Our goal is for a smooth transition in the best interest of all parties. The size of the practice should be around $250K but will consider all sizes below this amount.
This is an opportunity to leave your practice with CGAs who have a proven track record of excellent client service and relationships.
Contact: Mario Su: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A well-established public practice firm in Victoria is looking to expand its operations. Our practice primarily consists of compilation engagements, a limited number of review engagements, personal, corporate, and estate taxes, eldercare, and financial planning. Our client base is demographically and geographically diverse. We are highly motivated individuals who pride ourselves on high standards and exceptional customer service. Our goal is for a smooth transition in the best interest of all concerned. We are open to options, and look forward to future discussions. Please contact email@example.com
Small, well-established Victoria CA firm is looking to expand through the purchase of a practice or block of accounts in the Greater Victoria area. Quality staffing is already in place to provide exceptional service to your clients; however, employment of existing staff will be considered depending on the size of the practice or block of accounts to be purchased. Very flexible on succession arrangements. Please reply in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Well-established growing Victoria CGA firm would like to acquire additional practice or block of accounts for expansion of up to $300k annual billings. We have a strong existing staff of qualified CGAs and support staff, but employment contracts for existing staff will be considered.
Would consider a cash purchase or a longer term succession if preferred by existing practitioner. We would also be prepared to consider a temporary or part-time employment contract if desired.
This is an opportunity to leave your practice with CGAs who have a proven track record of excellent client service and relationships. Email me at email@example.com.
I am interested in purchasing an existing public practice. The size of the practice should be around $200,000.
I have 15 years of public practice work experience and will consider all practices in the Greater Vancouver area.
Interested parties, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Two experienced CAs are interested in purchasing a block of clients or a firm in the Vancouver area. Flexible on succession arrangements. Maximum gross revenue of $750k; all sizes below this amount will be considered. Please contact email@example.com. Confidentiality respected.
I am looking on behalf of three CA firms for practices and/or blocks of accounts in the Greater Vancouver area or in the Okanagan region. These firms are interested in billings ranging from $300,000 to $1.0 million and offer flexible succession arrangements. Confidentiality agreements will be signed. Interested parties can contact Joe at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (604) 855-5562.
Growing CGA firm in Greater Vancouver is looking to expand by purchasing a practice or block of accounts. My profile includes Master degree in taxation, eight years of experience in public practice and enthusiasm for tax work. I will also consider partnership arrangement. Ideal size is between $100,000 and $300,000. Please feel free to contact Frank at (604) 313-6802 or by email at email@example.com
Well-established and progressive CA firm in the Greater Vancouver area looking to expand and purchase a block of corporate clients from a retiring practitioner.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A growing firm of professional accountants with offices in Burnaby, Coquitlam, and North Vancouver is looking to expand. We are looking to acquire a practice in the Greater Vancouver area. Willing to consider all offers but looking for billings in the $200,000 to $400,000 range. We will be flexible with regards to succession and staff retention. Please contact Wayne Cahill, CGA at 604-999-2272 or email@example.com
A growing and prosperous CGA firm wishes to purchase an existing accounting practice and/or block of accounts in the Fraser Valley. The preferred size would be $100,000 to $400,000 in annual fees. A succession arrangement may be arranged. Confidentiality agreements will be entered into during an appropriate period for due diligence to take place.
Please respond to: firstname.lastname@example.org
A Surrey, B.C. CGA firm is looking to expand by purchasing a practice or a block of accounts. The practitioner will consider succession. Contact Schmidt, Berg & Company:
101 - 15399 - 102 A Avenue, Surrey, B.C.