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A common question we are asked when planning the sale of a business is do you sell assets or shares? In our experience, the following scenarios would not be consiread more
We often come across situations where a business has plateaued in profitability and management is not quite sure how to address the situation. In some cases, theyread more
As a business owner, it’s important to monitor both your top line revenues and bottom line profitability. Revenues are meaningless if you can’t generate a profit, but it’s hard to be profitableread more
Net income or cash flow – if you’re a business owner, what is more important? The answer isn’t so simple. To have a good understanding of the financial health of a business, you should be lookiread more
I would like to start by pointing out that there are lots of paths to divesting one’s business. You can sell it to a competitor, take it to market or run it until it eventually winds down. One optioread more
Now you understand what a management dashboard is (if you don’t, see our most recent blog post –read more
Society trains us to think that debt is a bad thing, but that’s not always the case. For small businesses, the willingness to take on debt may be the key for growth. When facing a growth opportunityread more
If you ask a group of entrepreneurs whether they would describe themselves as either a tiger or a donkey, guaranteed you won’t get many who say they are donkeys. Who wouldn’t want to be aread more
Over the years we have noticed two types of Property and Casualty insurance sales organization: A sales organization that wants every piece of the business regardless of its current profitaread more
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Partner - Advisory Services
Mike has over 25 years of experience providing accounting and business advisory services, with a focus on the Canadian insurance industry.
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Alex Wong is a partner at Smythe Advisory and is focused on being a trusted business advisor to his clients.
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Director of Valuation Services
Paul Woodhouse focuses on providing financial advisory and litigation support services to clients.
Gagandeep specializes in M&A advisory engagements, as well as business valuations in the contexts of management buyouts and succession planning.
Arthur’s mandate is to assist Smythe clients in Western Canada in preparing for and executing business divestitures or acquisitions.