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WelchGroup advised ADGA on recent acquisition

WelchGroup advises ADGA on recent acquisitionOTTAWA, MARCH. 8, 2018 News – WelchGroup Consulting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Welch LLP, served as the exclusive financial advisor to ADGA Group Consultants, a decades-old defence services company in Ottawa, in connection with the acquisition of Extravision Video Technologies, a privately-held video security and surveillance technologies company. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About ADGA GROUP CONSULTANTS INC.

ADGA is a privately owned and operated Canadian company employing over 800 highly skilled individuals who apply their knowledge and expertise in service delivery of advanced technology solutions for clients in the Defence, Security, and Enterprise Computing markets across Canada. www.adga.ca

About EXTRAVISION VIDEO TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Extravision Video Technologies is a privately owned company headquartered in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada, specializing in the development, design, and integration of security technologies. Their video security service offering includes access control, video surveillance, detection, and communications.
www.extravision.ca

About WelchGroup Consulting Inc.

WelchGroup Consulting is a corporate finance and business advisory firm specializing in selling and buying businesses, management buyouts, building value in businesses, business valuations, family successions, contract CFO services, and more. www.w-group.com

Canada Olympic House welcomes WelchGroup Consulting

The Canada Olympic House for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang will not only house Team Canada and all of their excited fans, but it will be opening its doors to two WelchGroup Consulting staff members as well!

Hye-min Lee, WelchGroup Consulting Analyst, emigrated from South Korea to Canada alone when she was just 15 years old. Now awaiting her Permanent Residency, Hye-min applied and was selected to volunteer in the Canada Olympic House. She will have the unique experience of volunteering as a Korean, for Canada, in her home country- a truly surreal opportunity. She is looking forward to meeting all of the athletes, their families, and their friends.

Cody Sorensen, Senior M&A Associate with WelchGroup Consulting, will also be attending the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but not for the first time. A second generation Olympian, in 2014 Cody competed in Sochi as a member of the four-man bobsleigh team! While Cody traded his speedsuit for a business suit, all of his former teammates will be competing- they are currently ranked 1st and 2nd in the World. This will be Cody’s first time attending the Olympics as a spectator; he will be cheering on his friends from the Canada Olympic House.

Together, they will have the best of both worlds. While Cody will be navigating Hye-min through a unique Olympic experience, he will have the benefit of a tour guide to give him a truly authentic Korean experience.

Go Canada Go!

Junior Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions

Location: Ottawa, Ontario – Category: Full-time Permanent

Job Number: WG18-001

WelchGroup Consulting is a corporate finance and business advisory firm and an affiliate of Welch LLP.

We specialize in selling and buying businesses, management buyouts, family successions and business advisory. We carefully guide business owners through each step of the process no matter what type of transition is on the table.

In addition, we offer a Contract CFO & Controllership service that delivers top-notch financial guidance for businesses’ day-to-day operations and excellent bench strength at the management level.

WelchGroup is currently looking for a Junior Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions, to assist in working on transactions which provide exposure to various investment banking services, including mergers and acquisitions, private placements of debt and equity, refinancing and leveraged buyouts. The Junior Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions, supports new business development and investment banking engagements. This is a unique opportunity to work across a variety of industries, clients and experiences.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in managing deal flow
  • Prepares confidential information memorandum (CIM), management presentations, marketing pitches, and other presentations as required
  • Prepares, analyzes and creates financial models in order to provide analytical commentary on historical and projected financial information
  • Performs valuation of companies
  • Co-ordinates and performs business due diligence
  • Prepares and delivers proposals to corporate clients
  • Assists in business development efforts
  • Conducts industry research and analysis to assist in the identification and/or analysis of potential or actual business opportunities
  • Builds strong client relationships, maintaining direct contact with clients, prospective clients, and professional advisors

Qualifications

WelchGroup is looking for highly motivated individuals with strong analytical and communication skills, a commitment to excellence, and a proven track record in the following areas:

Education & Experience:

  • Worked in a professional services environment, such as investment banking, private equity, banking, venture capital, consulting, or accounting
  • Bachelor degree
  • Demonstrated job commitment, as well as personal flexibility and adaptability required to meet client needs
  • CPA, CFA, MBA or CBV designation would be an asset but not required

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Knowledge of economics
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial modelling
  • Strong understanding of valuation concepts

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills
  • Curious mind
  • Solid business acumen and management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively or independently in a demanding, fast paced and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to grasp and use new concepts quickly

Language:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Oral and written communication skills in French would be an asset

Selection Process:

After passing Welch`s initial screening, candidates will undergo a case interview. This is designed to evaluate how the candidate processes information, solves problems, and reacts to new scenarios. In addition, we will assess the candidates’ technical capabilities.

If you are interested in a great career opportunity with a growing, flexible and dynamic organization, please apply by sending your resume in Word or PDF referencing: WG18-001 in the subject line to:

Email: careers@welchllp.com
Web: www.w-group.com

WelchGroup Consulting welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Candace Enman speaks on Association of International Certified Professional Accountants’ panel

Candace Enman speaks on Association of International Certified Professional Accountants’ panelPresident of WelchGroup Consulting Candace Enman was invited to participate on the panel at AICPA’s “Integrated Thinking: Effective Decision Making Within Business”.

The event lead to a thought provoking discussion on how CFOs and business executives can leverage information from multiple business units to make informed decisions. Also on the panel were Christine Allison- VP of MD Financial Management Inc., David Ewart- President of EM Consulting, and David Stanford, President of CIMA and Vice Chairman of AICPA.

WelchGroup Consulting’s Cody Sorensen leads the way at Red Pine Camp

WelchGroup Consulting’s Cody Sorensen leads the way at Camp Red PineAs part of the Red Pine Leadership Camp (RPLC), Cody Sorensen, WelchGroup Consulting Senior M&A Associate and Olympian, spent some time with a group of students from St. Joseph Catholic High School. He had a blast walking them through his Olympic journey and experience to explore the week’s theme of self-confidence.

RPLC provides intensive leadership training for teens entering grades 7-11 in an exciting overnight camp environment. Leadership training includes a host of interactive activities that integrate communication, conflict resolution, team building, diversity and self-discovery.

The Rideau Tennis Club has been acquired and will become the Rideau Sports Centre

Ottawa, ON (August 1 2017)

WelchGroup Consulting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Welch LLP, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Nicki Bridgland, CEO of the new Rideau Sports Centre (RSC). Bridgland is also the CEO and Founder of the Ottawa Sports and Social Club (OSSC), which operates sport leagues, tournament and social events for approximately 10,000 weekly players.

Located on the banks of the Rideau River with breathtaking views, the RSC will become a first class multi-sport recreation facility for the residents of Ottawa. The clubhouse will house a new restaurant with multiple patios, and also a wellness centre.
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WelchGroup President Candace Enman featured in the Ottawa Business Journal

WelchGroup President Candace Enman featured in the Ottawa Business Journal

Candace Enman was featured in the Ottawa Business Journal in light of her success as Businesswoman of the Year in the professional category, as awarded by the Women’s Business Network in April.

The piece shares an intimate look into Candace’s humble beginnings, the driving force behind her tireless motivation, and five little known facts about her.

Read the feature on the OBJ website.

Cody Sorensen Named Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Cody Sorensen, WelchGroup Consulting Senior Associate, on receiving the Cisco Community Volunteer of the Year Award from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa! Cody works tirelessly both at work and within the community to be a devoted role model to those around him, demonstrating the value of giving-back and getting involved. His dedication was recognized on April 27th at Big Shout Out, BBBSO celebration during National Volunteer Week.

Candace Enman named Businesswoman of the Year!

Congratulations to Candace Enman, President of WelchGroup Consulting, on being named Businesswoman of the Year at the Women’s Business Network BYAs on April 20th! Candace was nominated in the Professional category for her integral role in building and growing WelchGroup Consulting.

Upon accepting the award, Candace gave a touching acceptance speech citing how thankful she is to have the full support of her parents, her husband, and her team in everything she does. Most touching of all, she thanked her children who, in her words, think that it is normal for mommy to come home and open up her laptop to do homework beside them.

Candace has been a force to be reckoned with since joining Welch, epitomizing passion and dedication in everything that she does. All of us are very proud of her, congratulations Candace!

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