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MacPherson Roche Smith joins Grant Thornton LLP

Grant Thornton LLP is happy to welcome MacPherson Roche Smith.

Charlottetown, PEI (Oct. 1, 2018) – Grant Thornton LLP, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms providing accounting, tax and advisory services, is happy to welcome MacPherson Roche Smith, a long-standing Charlottetown based public accounting and consulting firm.

For over 40 years, MacPherson Roche Smith has been serving businesses and individuals on Prince Edward Island. Their focus has been on owner-managed enterprises across a range of sectors including retail, food and beverage, hospitality, manufacturing and processing. The new relationship adds 25 professionals to Grant Thornton, including five senior leaders.

“Joining Grant Thornton was a natural fit because they are a like-minded firm―they possess a solid client-first ethic and a positive community spirit,” says Andy Smith, Partner, MacPherson Roche Smith. “We share a mutual respect. We’re proud of our people and clients, and see the blending of our firms as a great opportunity for all concerned.”   

“At Grant Thornton our purpose is to help our clients, colleagues and communities thrive,” says , Managing Partner, Prince Edward Island, Grant Thornton LLP. “The culture that the MacPherson Roche Smith team has developed feels much like ours. When you blend two teams that have a common culture they have unlimited potential to further strengthen ties with business and community leaders. Our colleagues, together as a team, will continue to offer an exceptional experience for our clients by offering a full range of services.”

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Want to learn more? Contact the team at:

Grant Thornton LLP

70 Kent Street, Suite 200

Charlottetown, PEI C1A 1M9

Tel: 902 566 2566


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For further information, please contact:

Julie Ibrahim

Media Relations Manager

T +1 416 607 8744


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