April 22, 2008 08:00 ET

KPMG: Need a Source?

Small Business and Privately Owned Companies

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) -

Attention: Small Business Editors

For reporters interested in writing about topics relevant to the middle market and privately owned companies in Canada, KPMG Enterprise™ has sources available for commentary.

Topics for discussion include:

- Surviving an economic downturn: how to prepare, weather the 'storm', and ultimately stay in business.

- How to expand and enter international/emerging markets: strategies to help an organization reduce its dependence on the US market, and things to consider when considering a foray into a new market.

- Generational wealth transfer: given the aging demographic, entrepreneurs need to consider options for liquidity in retirement, while still encouraging future growth of the legacy they have built.

- Succession planning: how to plan for the future of your company when you retire.

- Shareholder agreements: even private companies need to be diligent and have up to date shareholder agreements to protect their assets at present and in the future.

- Valuations: how to determine what is fair market value for your business.

- Tax, tax, and more tax: tax breaks and changes you may not be aware of, and how you can manage your tax situation more effectively.

About KPMG

KPMG LLP, a Canadian limited liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is the Canadian member firm affiliated with KPMG International, a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. Member firms operate in 145 countries and have more than 123,000 professionals working around the world.

The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss cooperative. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.

Contact Information

  • For media interviews, please contact:
    KPMG - Toronto
    Shilpa Kotecha
    (416) 777-8918
    KPMG - Toronto
    Julie Bannerjea
    (416) 777-3243