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Write your succession success story with our help

A successful transition doesn’t happen by accident. Create a plan and prepare for what comes next, so you can take advantage of the opportunities to get the most out of your business – and your next chapter – with MNP’s ExitSMART™.

Maximize your life’s work

You’ve put in a lot of effort to grow your business from start up to success story. But what happens when you start to think about what’s next for you and your business? Succession planning is a critical part of the future success for any business. However, daily operational demands can make it difficult to find time to sit down and engage in a thorough planning process.

MNP’s ExitSMART™ is a comprehensive approach that takes an owner through the process of transitioning their business from beginning to end, including considerations for ownership, leadership, and personal planning. We take the time to fully understand the unique circumstances of your business— that includes your goals, tax situation, ideal retirement, and educating the successors who will manage your business going forward.

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Your next chapter starts sooner than you think 

From tax planning to employee share options to performance improvements, a succession strategy will help you capitalize on your success story. Our checklist can help you determine whether it’s time to enhance your succession strategy.

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Your next chapter starts here

Shane King CPA, CA

National Leader, Succession Services

Shane King, CPA, CA, is the National Leader for MNP’s Succession Services practice and a member of the Assurance team. Shane has more than 20 years of experience providing practical assurance, tax and succession solutions to clients in various industries, including manufacturing, construction, fishing, storage and incorporated professional services.

Shane oversees the delivery of succession services in each region across Canada. He is also actively involved with the succession team within B.C., working alongside clients to support them in successfully dealing with issues as they prepare for the next stage of their lives.

To further educate clients and business owners, Shane has been a speaker and a panelist on succession planning, communication, governance and other issues of importance to entrepreneurs and family businesses. He has also contributed articles on these subjects to Business in Vancouver.

Shane earned a Financial Management Diploma from Kwantlen Polytechnic University in 1992. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 1999, and has completed CPA Canada’s In-depth Tax course. Shane is passionate about giving back to his community and has sat on the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Board of Governors and served as board chair.