Private Company Services

Whether you’re a family business or a start-up entrepreneur, we can help you succeed with advice as unique as your business

From family businesses to start-ups, private companies face unique opportunities and challenges. Our Private Company Services group understands this. We’re part of a global network of advisers who are committed to driving the success of privately held companies. Whether you’re looking to improve your capabilities around digital transformation and data analytics, review your human resources strategy to prepare for changing workforce dynamics or better manage your wealth, we’ll make a difference by connecting you to affordable solutions that help you navigate the road ahead, build value in your business and achieve the return you’re looking for.

Saul Plener

Saul Plener

National Leader, Private Company Services
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We get that the world is changing. Find out how we can help you:

Innovate and build your digital capabilities

With years of processes, old habits and cultural baggage, it’s not easy to modernize a company, yet the ability to innovate is key to surviving. Forward-thinking companies are coming up with new business models, creating modern solutions and developing innovative products and services.

It’s no longer just about providing quality products and services but also about creating value for customers by personalizing the entire customer experience. Forging a culture that promotes innovation and takes you closer to your customers to find out what they really want and direct your innovation activities accordingly is more important than ever.

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Grow and create business value

We take an end-to-end view of the value chain to help our clients through the entire process of getting fit and ready to grow. We begin by assessing a company’s strategy and determining the differentiating capabilities it needs to thrive.

We then help put a more strategic approach to cost management in place by shifting investment to areas that lay the groundwork for sustainable, long-term growth. And from financing your business to making acquisitions, we can help you make the most of opportunities for market expansion.

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Build a workforce for the future

External forces are radically reshaping the workforce. Business leaders face new and sustained challenges as they wrestle with demographic and social changes, disruptive innovations and technological advances like automation and artificial intelligence. Organizations need to redefine the way work gets done and create innovative talent ecosystems that build engaged, enabled and agile workforces.

We prepare our clients to take advantage of the shifting environment by helping them plan and design for and transition to the workforce of the future.

In doing so, we use evidence-based analysis in working with clients to build and sustain the right workforce, with the right skills and capabilities, at the right time.

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Invest in data analytics to improve business performance

With advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning, today’s machines can process and analyze previously unmanageable amounts of data. And that’s just today. In a fast-paced environment, our data and analytics innovation team has the knowledge and experience to help you discover new business opportunities and do even more to customize your products and services to your customers’ needs and preferences.

There’s a disconnect between the data business leaders value and the confidence they have in its accuracy. We can help you bridge that gap.

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Manage your wealth and taxation

You have a successful business. But how much time do you spend planning your estate or making sure you’re not paying too much in taxes? We can help you take stock of your company's financial health and identify and achieve your personal and business goals.

Whether you’re thinking about your retirement options or planning for the next generation, we can work with you to develop a customized plan that reflects your wishes while increasing the value of your business.

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Identify and manage risk

We understand that the audit requirements are different for private companies. In an environment of disruption where the business landscape continues to be impacted by new technologies, you need more than service offerings to help with regulatory issues, trust and service quality.

You need to be able to take advantage of innovation, data and new technologies to realize the full value of the audit. We can help you take your business to the next level and build a strong assurance framework that creates peace of mind, makes it easier to raise capital and builds trust in your brand.

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Evaluate your business

Successful private companies know how to prioritize, align and sustain their activities to build business value. As you look to the future, you may be ready to take your business to the next level or even be thinking about selling it.

Our Private Company Services advisers work with you to develop a clear understanding of the major factors driving your business. We can help you better understand where the value in your business lies so you can take the necessary steps to turn your vision into reality.

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Plan for your succession

Succession planning is on the minds of many private business owners, and working through the hand-off without disrupting business as usual is a lot to take on. Our Private Company Services advisers can help you manage every aspect of the transition. From selecting the right leadership team to examining your goals, we’ll put our knowledge and experience to work to help you plan for what comes next.

But it doesn’t stop there. We’ll make sure your personal needs are also accounted for as we help you develop a plan that’s right for you, your business and your family so you can protect your legacy.

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Helping you achieve what matters most

Private companies are uniquely positioned to move fast, adopt new technologies and continuously iterate. Our team of professionals have the industry and technology knowledge to help you think through the implications of digital transformation and unlock potential across your business.

Join us to explore opportunities, generate innovative ideas, identify challenges and discuss a strategic path forward in an opportunity workshop.

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Saul Plener

National Private Company Services Leader, PwC Canada

Tel: +1 905 418 3471

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