The Canadian practice of BDO has boosted its consulting services with the acquisition of management consulting firm Interis Consulting. Approximately 50 consultants based in four offices in Canada (Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto en Edmonton) will join BDO.
Interis Consulting is specialized in large transformations, change management, risk and compliance services. Its key focus lies in two industries: public sector and financial services. BDO Canada was founded in 1920s and has since grown to become Canada’s fifth largest accounting and consulting firm. BDO Canada has more than 3,000 partners and professionals spread across 106 offices.
Denis Godcharles, Managing Partner at Interis, says: "We are excited to join BDO and gain the value of its support to our practice. By combining our strengths, we will continue to achieve national growth and reach a larger platform to benefit new and existing clients".
Keith Farlinger, CEO of BDO in Canada, adds: "Our new union will serve as another positive step in the firm's mission to grow and provide world-class accounting and advisory services. We not only share similar business philosophies, but also a strong emphasis on supporting our clients, people, and local communities".