Founded by George A. Welch in 1918, Welch LLP is headquartered in Ottawa and is the 14th largest full service Chartered Accounting firm in Canada. In addition to traditional auditing services, we provide expert business advice to clients in accounting, taxation (including tax advice on cross-border business ventures), business valuation, wealth management and succession planning in the private, government and not-for-profit sectors. Welch’s consulting arm, WelchGroup Consulting, helps small to medium size businesses build value and transferability. Welch has over 250 staff members, including 40 Partners, in 12 offices throughout Ontario and Quebec.
This guide deals with how an owner can put their company in the best position to influence the terms of a change of ownership.