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

    • Progress

      February 03, 2023

      The role of organizational culture in change management

      Your workplace culture will ultimately make or break your efforts to transform your organization and effectively manage change.

    • Performance

      February 03, 2023

      What residential property owners need to know about Canada’s new anti-flipping rules

      The Federal Government has introduced a new anti-flipping tax measure that will impact individuals looking to sell their home or residential rental properties. This new law will apply to property sold on or after January 1, 2023.

    Contact our Agriculture Team

    Stuart Person CPA, CA

    Senior Vice President, Agriculture, Director Crop Services

    Stuart is the Senior Vice President of MNP's Agricultural Services and National Leader of Crop Services, based in Edmonton.

    With more than 25 years of experience in agriculture, specializing in the grain industry, Stuart grew up on a grain farm and continues to be actively involved in the industry as a producer. This experience allows Stuart to relate first-hand to what Canadian agriculture producers face in their operations — and gives him greater insights into 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 on the complex issues affecting the industry. With extensive experience as an MNP Agriculture Business Advisor, he helps clients from coast to coast.

    As Senior Vice President, Stuart leads a national team of more than 700 Agriculture professionals who serve more than 21,000 clients. He sits on the Farm Management Canada – Gestion Agricole du Canada (FMC-GAC) board of directors, and is a member of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA).

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