Corporate Finance

There are countless options for Agriculture businesses to expand, raise equity or divest. Our goal is to help uncover the solutions that will create the greatest value for owners and stakeholders. Whether a business is considering a merger, needs to increase cashflow or requires a trusted advisor to provide due diligence, MNP Corporate Finance can provide trusted insight and strategic advice.

Solutions for Your Success

We provide three Corporate Finance Services to help businesses at every stage: 

  • Capital Markets 
    We help businesses find and secure the right capital structure to meet their growing needs. 
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
    We maximize shareholder value through every stage – from creating an effective strategy through finding the right target, managing the transaction, closing and post-deal support.
  • Transaction and Advisory Services
    We provide the due diligence services businesses need to ensure a transaction is structured to provide maximum value – including identifying transaction sources, financing strategy and receiving payment. 

    Insights

    • Progress

      February 23, 2021

      Quarterly Industry Update: Agriculture - Q4 2020

    • Performance

      January 12, 2021

      Tax Tip Reminders for Dairy Producers

      As tax filing for 2020 approaches, dairy producers should keep in mind a few key points to minimize any surprises and ease their tax burden now and in the near future.

    • Progress

      January 05, 2021

      You can't predict the future - but you can plan for the unexpected

      While 2020 was undoubtedly an unprecedented year in many ways, having a rock-solid succession plan in place is one way to ring in the New Year the right way.

    Contact our Agriculture Team

    Stuart Person

    Stuart Person CPA, CA

    Senior Vice President, Agriculture, Director Crop Services

    Stuart Person, CPA, CA, is the Senior Vice President of MNP's Agricultural Services and Director of Primary Producers, located in the Edmonton office.

    Stuart has more than 25 years of experience in agriculture, specializing in the grain industry. Passionate about the industry, he grew up on a grain farm and continues to participate as a producer himself. This experience and knowledge allows Stuart to relate first hand to what Canadian Agriculture producers face in their operations—and gives him greater insights on how to help producers overcome challenges and achieve their goals.

    Stuart works with many agriculture producers, associations and other industry stakeholders on a daily basis, providing advice into the complex issues that affect the industry. He has extensive experience as an Agriculture Business Advisor with MNP and has helped clients from coast to coast.

    In his role as Senior Vice President, Stuart leads a national team of more than 600 Agriculture professionals who serve more than 17,000 clients. He is also a member of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA).

    Stuart earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in 2000. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2003.