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Ryan Acquires SR&ED ONE

Press Release Jun 10, 2013

Toronto, Ontario – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that the Firm has acquired SR&ED ONE, a full-service consulting firm specializing in Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credits. The acquisition adds a number of significant client relationships to Ryan’s premier portfolio of clients, as well as a team of industry-recognized engineers and technical experts specializing in personalized and highly professional SR&ED tax credit advisory services. They bring a successful history of helping clients understand the SR&ED program, uncovering all eligible opportunities and optimizing legitimate claims within the Canadian Revenue Agency guidelines.

Acquiring SR&ED ONE represents a significant milestone in the continued development of Ryan’s integrated Canadian tax services designed to provide clients a single-source solution for minimizing tax liabilities and maximizing profitability and cash flow. It also adds a new Ryan location in Vancouver, British Columbia, supporting the Firm’s expansion strategy to ensure a local presence in those cities where their premier global clients operate. Danny Ladouceur, Principal and Founder of SR&ED ONE, will join the Ryan leadership team as Principal to lead the continued growth and expansion of the Firm’s SR&ED service offering. He founded SR&ED ONE in 2007 and built one of the most capable SR&ED firms in the industry. Mr. Ladouceur and his team are widely recognized for their ability to identify and document qualifying projects and their outstanding record and reputation with the Canadian Revenue Agency. Mr. Ladouceur will be based in Ryan’s Toronto, Ontario office.

“All of us at SR&ED ONE are honored to join Ryan. Their tax professionals are the most respected industry experts in Canada, and we look forward to providing additional value to their premier portfolio of clients,” said Danny Ladouceur, Ryan Principal. “The integrated technical expertise of our firms, backed by our joint commitment to superior client service and results will provide immediate benefits for our combined clients.”

“Danny Ladouceur is a dynamic thinker with extensive experience in corporate finance, SR&ED, and strategic planning,” said Garry Round, Ryan Principal and President of Canadian Operations. “Danny and the entire SR&ED ONE team have worked diligently to establish a sterling reputation with the Canadian government and corporations alike, and we look forward to having them deliver their industry-leading services to our client base.”

“In addition to the incredible talent of the SR&ED ONE team, their philosophy of building long-term relationships through a client-centric approach perfectly aligns with our Firm’s culture,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “As this acquisition launches an exciting new phase of growth for our Canadian operations, all of us remain committed to providing our clients world-class service and superior results.”

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,800 professionals and associates serves over 30,000 clients in more than 80 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


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