June 21 , 2014
EY closes deal with Atlantic IT and business consulting firm
Toronto, ON – EY has welcomed Ambir Solutions, an independent IT and business consulting firm in Atlantic Canada.
"This is an exciting time for EY – and our clients in Atlantic Canada," says Trent Henry, EY Canada's chairman and CEO. "We're dedicated to helping companies move their businesses forward in this evolving market. By welcoming Ambir Solutions to the EY family, we're strengthening our teams and enhancing our IT advisory capabilities to better serve our clients."
Together, EY's global reach and Ambir's deep IT advisory and data analytics capabilities will raise the bar on exceptional client service for companies in the Atlantic and across Canada. Expanded service offerings will enable companies to keep pace with industry change – and growing competition.
"Aligning ourselves with EY will open new doors to collaborate globally," says Ian Cavanagh, new EY partner and former CEO of Ambir. "But it's how we'll be working together to build a better working world that makes this the right next step for both firms."
Ambir's business and IT consulting services team will now join EY's offices in Halifax,NS, St. John, NB, Moncton/Dieppe, NB, and St. John's, NL. EY is also pleased to welcome a new office in Fredericton, NS. This transaction marks EY's fifth strategic acquisition in Canada in the last few years.