Grant Thornton Canada has acquired New
Brunswick based insolvency firm A.C. Poirier & Associates.

A.C. Poirier & Associates has two
partners, 20 staff and specialises in recovery and reorganisation
services. The firms head office is located in Saint John, New
Brunswick, with four other offices in the province.

It also has a further four offices in Halifax,
Nova Scotia and Charlottetown and Prince Edward Island.

Grant Thornton regional managing partner Kevin
Ladner said this acquisition allows the network to strengthen its
recovery and reorganisation capability and provide a platform to
build the personal bankruptcy practice in the Atlantic region.