TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 14, 2013) - Deloitte and Monitor - one of the world's leading strategy consulting firms - announced Friday they have joined forces. In a global acquisition, this move combines Monitor's highly influential brand, strong thought leadership and top-notch talent with Deloitte's extraordinary reach, access and resources to solidify the Deloitte network as a worldwide leader in strategy consulting. Monitor's talent and assets will combine with Deloitte's consulting strategy service lines and operate under the Monitor Deloitte brand, resulting in a new global presence that will redefine our industry.
In Canada, Deloitte acquired the complete business of Monitor as part of a share purchase.
"We are delighted to welcome Monitor's leadership team and talented professionals to Deloitte. Our clients will benefit tremendously from Deloitte and Monitor coming together," said Frank Vettese, Managing Partner and Chief Executive at Deloitte. "The combined strength and differentiated capabilities of this team will elevate the breadth and depth of the value proposition we deliver and provide the Canadian market with access to customized strategy services from the base of an unparalleled global network."
Fully integrated with Deloitte's existing professional services, Monitor Deloitte will be co-led by partners Chris Lynch and Jonathan Goodman.
"My colleagues and I are very enthusiastic about this combination. Our aim, together, is to make a lasting positive impact on our clients and employees - and by extension, the country," said Jonathan Goodman, Monitor Deloitte Co-Leader and former head of Monitor's Global Strategy Practice. Jonathan was also Co-Chairman of Monitor Canada.
"Our combined expertise enables us to provide our clients with the insights, unconventional thinking and strategy development to help them get ahead. What's more, we bring those strategies to life," said Chris Lynch, Monitor Deloitte Co-Leader and Deloitte Partner.
Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte operates in Quebec as Deloitte s.e.n.c.r.l., a Quebec limited liability partnership.
Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.