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Last week, Smythe Advisory’s Mike Berris discussed Managing Brokerage Cash Flow during the COVID-19 crisis in a webinar hosted by theread more
It is not uncommon for us to be engaged to provide our opinion on the fair market value of architecture firms. In this short piece, we looread more
For most business owners, the first thing on their mind is strategies to best generate and conserve cash flow in the business. If you missed our post Three Strategies to Help your Cash Flow yread more
In any business operation, owners and investors focus on key metrics of their financial statements. Key metrics include myriad different analytics and ratios, revenues, revenue growth, EBITDA, cash flread more
While not uncommon, hiring external management (or developing a successor from within) is not the preferred succession plan option for many business owners. If there is no successor within the family,read more
“I want to retire.” As a business owner, those four words can trigger the hardest decisions of your career. After spending decades building the business, the time has come to move on. One of theread more
It’s common to hear people talk about the value of a business in multiples of EBITDA. While this can be useful, it’s important not to confuse EBITDA with cash flow.read more
Businesses require in one way or another customers to generate revenue. Some businesses only have a handful of customers (where each customer may contribute a substantial portion of the business’ earead more
When a business owner is negotiating the sale of their business, the sole focus is almost always on the sale price – and for good reason; it is the largest, most important term of the deal. However,read more
“My income is positive, but I never have enough cash in the bank.”read 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.