MNP LLP

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MNP LLP
Limited Liability Partnership
Industry Professional Services
Founded Brandon, Manitoba, Canada (1958)
Founder Ron Meyers, Dave Norris, Don Penny
Headquarters 715 5th Ave. S.W.,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Area served
Canada
Key people
Daryl Ritchie (CEO)[1]
Services Assurance & Accounting[2]
Consulting
Corporate Finance
Enterprise Risk
Insolvency
Investigative & Forensic Services
Succession
Tax
Training Solutions
Valuation
Number of employees
4,000 (2013)
Website mnp.ca

MNP (previously known as Meyers Norris Penny) is one of the largest full-service chartered accountancy and business advisory firms in Canada. MNP's head office is in Calgary, Alberta, and has offices from Vancouver Island to Montreal. With over 4,000 staff, MNP is currently ranked as one of the largest professional service firms in Canada.[3]

History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Sunset reflected on MNP Tower in Vancouver

The roots of MNP LLP date back to 1945, when Winnipeg-based Laird, Sprague & Co opened an office in Brandon, Manitoba. The Brandon office became independent in 1957 when the balance of Laird, Sprague joined Montreal's McDonald Currie & Co. (McDonald, Currie also merged into Coopers & Lybrand in 1957, eventually becoming what is now known as PWC[4]). Ron Meyers acquired full ownership of the Brandon office in 1958, and renamed the firm Meyers Dickens Norris Penny & Co. (MDNP) in 1969.[5]

Recent History[edit]

Significant Mergers and Acquisitions[edit]

In 2010, Meyers Norris Penny took over PwC's personal insolvency practice, for all locations west of Atlantic Canada.[6]

In 2012, MNP acquired Toronto-based public sector consulting firm PSTG.[7]

In 2012, MNP merged with Tyce Carle-Thiesson (TCT), a Nanaimo-based chartered accounting firm.[8]

In 2013, MNP merged with Wade Group, a Burlinton-based professional services firm.[9]

In 2013, MNP also merged with Buset Sarvas Mozzon, a Thunder Bay-based accounting firm.[10]

In 2013, MNP merged with MSCM, a Toronto-based accounting, tax and advisory firm.[11]

In 2013, MNP merged with Laing & Rohr, a Markham-based accounting and business consulting firm.[12]

In 2013, MNP merged with Laberge Venne & Partners (LVP), a Sudbury-based accounting firm.[13]

In 2014, MNP merged with McLarty & Co, an accounting and business consulting firm based out of Ottawa.[14]

In 2015, MNP merged with Draganjac Pressman,an accounting firm based out of Etobicoke.[15]

In 2015, MNP also merged with Tiani Adams & Company Inc., an accounting and business consulting firm based out of Prince George.

In 2015, MNP merged with KNV Chartered Accountants LLP, a Surrey-based accounting and business consulting firm. [16]

Structure[edit]

MNP is a Limited Liability Partnership. It conducts business under MNP LLP as well as a number of wholly owned subsidiaries such as MNP Corporate Finance Inc. and MNP Ltd.[17] [18]

MNP and Praxity[edit]

Praxity Logo

In 2010 MNP joined Praxity, a global alliance of independent professional services firms. Praxity is a not-for-profit entity under Belgian law with its headquarters based in London, England.[19] Praxity consists of 65 participating firms, with a combined staff of over 35,400 employees and annual combined revenues of US$4.4B.[20]

Name and Branding[edit]

MNP Office Building at the Bell Tower in Downtown Edmonton

Throughout its history, MNP LLP has operated under a number of names:

  • 1958-1969: Laird, Sprague & Co.[21]
  • 1969-1972: Meyers Dickens Norris Penny & Co.[22]
  • 1972-1997: Meyers Norris Penny & Co.[23]
  • 1997-2011: Meyers Norris Penny (MNP).[24]
  • 2011-: MNP LLP[25]

Services[edit]

MNP offers a full suite of accounting and business consulting services including assurance and accounting, consulting, corporate finance, enterprise risk, insolvency, investigative and forensic services, succession, tax, training solutions and valuation.

Staff[edit]

MNP Office Building at Bentall 4 in Downtown Vancouver

Since 2009, MNP has been recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada. Announced by AON Hewitt, the award recognizes Canadian organizations that have created an exemplary workplace environment.[26]

Sponsorship[edit]

Sports Sponsorships[edit]

As firm believers of supporting initiatives where they live and work, MNP has multi-year partnership agreements with the Toronto Blue Jays, Montreal Alouettes and Saskatchewan Roughriders.[27]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ [3]
  4. ^ http://www.pwc.com/ca/en/about-us/our-history/index.jhtml
  5. ^ Okerlund, Lana (2006). Finding Our Way: The Meyers Norris Penny Story. Calgary, Canada: Meyers Norris Penny LLP. p. 6. ISBN 0978192605. 
  6. ^ MNP Acquires PwC's Personal Insolvency Practice
  7. ^ PSTG Merges with MNP
  8. ^ TCT Merges with MNP
  9. ^ [4]
  10. ^ [5]
  11. ^ [6]
  12. ^ [7]
  13. ^ [8]
  14. ^ [9]
  15. ^ [10]
  16. ^ [11]
  17. ^ [12]
  18. ^ [13]
  19. ^ MNP and Praxity
  20. ^ [14]
  21. ^ Okerlund, Lana (2006). Finding Our Way: The Meyers Norris Penny Story. Calgary, Canada: Meyers Norris Penny LLP. p. 6. ISBN 0978192605. 
  22. ^ Okerlund, Lana (2006). Finding Our Way: The Meyers Norris Penny Story. Calgary, Canada: Meyers Norris Penny LLP. p. 14. ISBN 0978192605. 
  23. ^ Okerlund, Lana (2006). Finding Our Way: The Meyers Norris Penny Story. Calgary, Canada: Meyers Norris Penny LLP. p. 19. ISBN 0978192605. 
  24. ^ Okerlund, Lana (2006). Finding Our Way: The Meyers Norris Penny Story. Calgary, Canada: Meyers Norris Penny LLP. p. 51. ISBN 0978192605. 
  25. ^ MNP Name Change
  26. ^ http://www.aon.com/canada/products-services/human-capital-consulting/consulting/best_employers/bes_the_winners.html
  27. ^ "MNP outpaces top firms" (PDF). The Bottom Line (Canada). April 2014. 

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