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RSM Canada welcomes James Knight to transaction advisory services

Sep 10, 2018
Sep 10, 2018
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Toronto, ON – RSM Canada, the leading global provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, is pleased to welcome James Knight to the firm’s transaction advisory services team. In his role as director, James will be providing RSM clients with financial due diligence services including quality of earnings reporting, assessing financial trends, management forecasts, as well as normalized net working capital and balance sheet analysis.

James has more than 12 years of professional services and industry experience, having most recently held a financial leadership role with a TSX-listed healthcare business. His industry experience provides James with invaluable insights into how deal value can be better realized at each stage of a transaction, and how clients may achieve their strategic goals through acquisitions or divestitures.

“I am thrilled to welcome James to our growing transaction advisory service line,” said Ben Gibbons, national private equity industry leader with RSM Canada, “As we demonstrate our expertise as the first choice advisor to the middle market, we recognize that our clients require a team with diverse perspectives. James brings skills and experience with him that will be of great benefit to private equity funds and privately owned businesses alike.”

“The transaction advisory group is a key component in the consulting services toolkit,” said Joel Cohen, national consulting leader with RSM Canada, “James adds further depth to our consulting practice that will benefit our clients in fully realizing their strategic ambitions in the middle market.”

Together with James, RSM Canada’s transaction advisory service team will continue to support investors, buyers and lenders in achieving their deal objectives. Their services range from buy side, sell side or lender diligence, working capital assistance, business valuation, IT and operations diligence to post-merger integration and optimization.

About RSM Canada

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