Practices for Sale/And Looking to Purchase
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Updated February 2014
Firms For Sale
Victoria Area Firm
A Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) is wanted to buy into our busy and growing CGA firm in Victoria. The CPA will begin as an Associate to ensure compatibility, and then will transition to partner. The CPA must have public practice experience and may already be a small practitioner. Interested parties please email email@example.com.
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.
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.
Office Space Available
Office Space For Rent – Vancouver Area
Shared office space, located in the Broadway and Cambie area, available immediately for a practitioner. Very close to transit, and minutes away from downtown Vancouver. Brings with it the possibility of working on additional review and audit engagements. Ideal for a sole practitioner with one or two staff. Rent includes some furniture and WIFI. Contact Atul email@example.com
Office Space for Rent – Richmond Area
Office space is available in Richmond to share with another practitioner. Consideration can also be given to rent the entire space. This 900 square foot area includes two offices facing south on Cambie Street. Office is near a community centre and shopping. Contact by calling (604) 306-9888.
Office Space For Rent – Kitsilano Area of Vancouver
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:
An established CGA firm is looking to expand through the purchase of a practice or block of accounts with annual billings in the range of $100,000 to $500,000. Succession planning will also be considered.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
An established Burnaby CGA firm is looking to purchase a public practice in the Greater Vancouver area. The ideal size ranges from $150,000 to $500,000 and is comprised of compilation and review engagements, personal and corporate tax returns, and other various advisory services. The purchaser has 15 years public practice experience and is open to any type of succession planning, including a partnership for a period of time with the existing practitioner.
If interested, please contact email@example.com or (604) 363- 7448.
A CGA sole practitioner is looking to purchase an existing public practice in the Lower Mainland area. Any firm size and type of succession planning, including a partnership for a period of time with the existing practitioner, will be considered.
For inquiry, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A well established CA practice, with over 30 years in business, is looking to expand by acquiring a Vancouver area practice with up to $300,000 in annual billings. We have completed two practice acquisitions over the past three years and are committed to a smooth transition and excellent client service. We are open to flexible succession arrangements, assuming office space and retaining staff.
Please contact email@example.com
Well-established Lower Mainland CGA partnership, looking to expand by acquiring a practice or block of accounts up to $1 million in annual billings. We are willing to consider assuming office space and employees in the right circumstances, including practices outside the Lower Mainland. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
An established Victoria CA firm is looking to expand by purchasing an existing accounting practice in Victoria, BC. We are considering practices with gross billings in excess of $200,000 and are committed to following through with a smooth transition for existing partners and staff.
We have a long history of exceptional client service which we intend to bring to our new clients.
Flexible succession solutions and terms are available for eligible candidates.
Please reply in confidence to email@example.com
Public practitioner looking to partner with someone with a small public practice in the Lower Mainland who is nearing retirement or wanting to sell for other reasons. A tiered buyout or other type of succession would be considered.
If interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
A two partner CA firm is seeking an accounting and tax practice of any size up to $1 million for expansion purposes. We have over 20 years of combined experience in public accounting. We are confident that we can provide uninterrupted service to meet the needs and maintain the best interests of the newly acquired client block. Please contact
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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.