KPMG Canada acquires Montreal accountancy Cloutier+Longtin

10 October 2023 2 min. read
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KPMG Canada has acquired boutique accounting firm Cloutier+Longtin.

Founded in 1991 and located in Saint-Eustache on the North Shore of Montreal, Cloutier+Longtin provides professional services in accounting and taxation. The firm also provides consulting in business planning, turnaround, acquisitions and divestitures, IT optimization, and human resources.

The company’s team comprises Chantal Longtin, managing partner; Pierre Cloutier, partner responsible for special engagements; and Caroline Cloutier, senior director.

KPMG’s acquisition of Cloutier+Longtin further expands the Big Four firm’s private enterprise practice in Quebec, which serves entrepreneurs, family businesses and growing companies. The practice now has more than 300 professionals in the province.

“The addition of Cloutier+Longtin to the KPMG team strengthens our ability to meet the needs of entrepreneurs on the North Shore of Montréal, a strategic region for our firm," said Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, managing partner for KPMG in Quebec. "This acquisition, the sixth for KPMG Private Enterprise in Quebec since 2020, demonstrates once again our commitment to supporting entrepreneurs in the province and contributing to the development of their communities.”KPMG Canada acquires Montreal accountancy Cloutier+LongtinKPMG’s private enterprise practice acquisitions in Quebec since 2020 include FMBT LLP; RDQ; Lacroix Allaire Héroux Beaudry; and Allard Matte.

“Committed to contributing to the success of our clients, we are delighted to join KPMG Private Enterprise, which will allow us to offer our clients a wider range of services and access to a global network of experienced professionals," Cloutier said.

Longtin added, “We will continue to deploy our strategic vision and experience to support the growth of our clients' businesses, while maintaining the highest professional accounting standards.”

KPMG Canada has more than 10,000 auditors, tax professionals, consultants, and support staff nationwide.