BDO AND GOODMAN ROSEN INC. ANNOUNCE MERGER
Expanding one of Canada's most comprehensive financial recovery practices, BDO Canada Limited, Trustee in Bankruptcy and Goodman Rosen Inc., Trustee in Bankruptcy merged their professional practices effective July 1, 2007.
The merger enables the Goodman Rosen professionals to join a dedicated group of financial recovery specialists within a national network of professionals and access their resources. The combination will enable the firm to offer its clients an expanded range of services, while allowing BDO Canada Limited to more effectively serve the Atlantic Canada marketplace.
Goodman Rosen Inc. is a boutique professional services firm that was established as a predecessor organization by Paul Goodman, FCA, FCIRP, FIIC in 1998 after spending 28 years with one of Canada’s largest accounting firms. In 2002, after 18 years with another national firm, Mark Rosen, LLB, FCIRP joined Mr. Goodman under the present firm name. The Goodman Rosen team offers professional advice and experienced assistance to individuals and businesses undergoing financial difficulties and has been involved in many of Atlantic Canada’s most significant insolvency and business restructuring situations.
The predecessor firm was founded in 1998 by Paul Goodman, who has provided insolvency services in Atlantic Canada for more than 30 years. Mark Rosen, who has more than 20 years experience, joined Mr. Goodman in 2002 under the Goodman Rosen name. Halifax-based, the firm offers professional services throughout Atlantic Canada specializing in insolvency and business recovery services. Goodman Rosen’s staff provides services in personal and corporate bankruptcies and proposals, receiverships, agency appointments, liquidations and a host of other related professional services. Goodman Rosen has offices in Halifax and Sydney, and personnel additionally service several other centres in Nova Scotia on a regular basis.
“This merger will provide our clients with access to a depth and breadth of expertise not previously available to them,” said Paul Goodman, of Goodman Rosen Inc. “With BDO’s resources, which extend across Canada and internationally, we can quickly and cost-effectively facilitate resolutions for virtually any type or size of business needing financial recovery and restructuring services.”