Strategic Planning & Business Consulting

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A Dedicated St. Catharines Accounting Firm Offering Exceptional Business Services

As a business owner, facing the ever-evolving business landscape can feel more than a little overwhelming. However, you don’t have to navigate the constantly changing business regulations and steadily increasing global economy alone. You need a team of trusted advisors by your side to provide you with guidance. That’s where we come in. Our professionals can assist from the start-up phase to expansion to succession planning and everything in between.

The reliable and approachable accounting professionals at DDL & Co. care about their clients. As a full-service, mid-sized financial firm, we have taken pride in providing exceptional business services to business owners and decision-makers in St. Catharines and the Niagara Region for over 20 years.

We are dedicated to client care and providing exceptional service. Our hands-on, collaborative approach allows us to provide high-quality accounting solutions to meet the individual needs of our clients. Earning and maintaining your trust is integral to the relationships we want to build. We work hard to understand your business goals and objectives, and we strive to ensure those goals are met. 

Strategic Planning and Business Advisory Services You Can Trust

Our clients benefit from hands-on, face-to-face attention and a collaborative team approach. This efficient and collaborative approach allows the trusted experts at DDL & Co. to provide unique business advisory solutions to meet the specific needs of our clients. We care about our clients and take the time to listen and understand their concerns, then explain the best strategies to meet their individualized goals in easy-to-understand terms.

For over 20 years, our reliable professionals have worked beyond the debits and credits, using our diverse range of expertise and skillsets to make sound business decisions, resolve your challenging issues, and generate results. As a result, we build long-lasting relationships with confident and comfortable clients who know their accounting needs are in the hands of trusted and responsive experts.

Business Start-up, Plans, Forecasts and Projections

When it comes to starting your business, a solid plan is essential to your business’ success. Our trusted professionals can guide you through the necessary steps to help you create a solid foundation for your business which will allow for future growth. We take the time to get to know you and your business, so we can develop a unique strategy to grow and move your business forward.

Purchase and Sale of a Business

When it comes to buying or selling a business, several components must be considered. This process is very complex, and our trusted team has the expertise to assist in due diligence. That is why partnering with an expert is essential to the success of your endeavour.

When purchasing a business, our expert team will assist with: Option Identification, Deal Strategy, Deal Optimization, Deal Evaluation, Deal Financing, Deal Execution, Deal implementation and Post Deal Assessment.

When selling a business, our expert team will assist with: Exit Options, Assessing Buyers, Deal Structure, Deal Optimization, Deal Execution and Post Deal Assessment.

Obtaining and Securing Financing

There are times throughout every business’ lifecycle when it requires financing to help grow and take it to the next level, but ensuring you have the necessary criteria in place to be approved can feel daunting. We can help. Our team of business experts can deliver a full range of financing strategies. With over 20 years of relationship building in Niagara, we have great financing contacts and know how to present financing requests to ensure successful responses.

Business Valuations

With over two decades of experience, the team of experts at DDL & Co. delivers high-quality valuation services. We analyze all business areas using our experience and industry expertise to determine their worth. Our valuation team will gather all relevant data and apply insight to determine fair value for financing, business purchase or sale, succession planning or family disputes.

Profitability Analysis and Strategic Planning

The team at DDL & Co. can provide expert advice and strategies for your business, identifying potential opportunities and possible issues. We advise on financial forecasts, profit sustainability, risk reduction, and operational efficiencies. Let us know your concerns or goals, and we will use our financial expertise to offer practical solutions.

Business Succession and Strategic Planning

Planning for the future is an essential step for a well-managed business, yet it is a step many business owners and decision-makers overlook. We can help you establish a succession plan that will ensure your business goals are still met when you are ready to step down or in a worst-case scenario where you can no longer express your wishes. Remember, as business owners, we are all mortal, but our business can continue forever.  Make your legacy count!

Contact DDL & Co. in St. Catharines for Professional Business Advisory Services

The highly skilled and experienced Chartered Professional Accountants at DDL & Co. provide expert business advisory solutions to a wide range of industries. Our expert services ensure you have the necessary insights to help you grow your business. A full-service accounting firm located in the heart of St. Catharines, we have delivered exceptional client care for over 20 years. To learn more about how DDL & Co. can help you and your business, please get in touch with us online or call us at 905-680-8669.