MONTRÉAL, Jan. 15, 2024 – KPMG Private Enterprise continues its growth in Quebec with the acquisition of Montreal-based firm Ruby Stein Wagner (RSW), offering specialized services in audit & assurances, taxation, and advisory for Family Office & private clients.

RSW professionals will join the KPMG Private Enterprise team, which focuses exclusively on entrepreneurs, family businesses and fast-growing companies in Quebec, that now has over 400 professionals in the province.

“The addition of RSW professionals to our team strengthens our ability to meet the needs of entrepreneurs in the Greater Montreal area and augment our Family Office and private client capabilities,” says Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, Regional Managing Partner, Quebec region, KPMG in Canada. “Our two organizations share a common vision of offering innovative advisory services developed from our years of experience and the expertise that Quebec entrepreneurs, families and private clients need to meet their goals and aspirations.”

This acquisition is consistent with the firm's objectives of strengthening its capabilities to deliver practical and deliverable solutions with specialized service and technical excellence in the province.

“We are delighted with our association with KPMG Private Enterprise, which shares our commitment to small- and medium-sized private businesses,” says Kyriakos Linardakis, co-managing partner, RSW. “Together, we can provide comprehensive solutions to help businesses grow. We look forward to taking this next step and strengthening our ability to better support our clients. “

This new acquisition is the latest in a series that began in 2018 and is part of KPMG’s growth strategy in Quebec.

KPMG in Québec

KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm, is a limited liability partnership. KPMG in Québec has more than 1,750 professionals and employees in eight locations across the province serving private- and public-sector clients. KPMG is recognized as an employer of choice and one of the best places to work in the country. To learn about employment opportunities and submit your application, go to KPMG's careers website.

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