About Us

Horsley & Associates Inc. was founded by Bruce Horsley 20 years ago. We specialize in consulting related to the sale and valuation of mid-sized, privately-held businesses.

We prepare business valuation reports for family law and income tax planning purposes. We prepare income for support reports for family law files including Collaborative Law assignments. We prepare Limited Critique reports to assess the merits of another valuators report.

We are independent experts providing business valuation and litigation support services. We can prepare credible business valuation reports in simple to complex circumstances. We assist with family succession planning related to the transfer of business ownership.

Our merger and acquisition consulting expertise was developed through involvement in over 120 transactions in numerous industries and in attending conferences, seminars and webinars. The focus of our merger and acquisition consulting services practice is on mid-sized companies with sales in the range of $1 to $60 million in the Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Brantford, St. Catharines, Toronto, and Kitchener areas of Ontario. We have developed a niche in identifying high value added buyers, assessing synergy values, and obtaining premium prices for businesses sold. We can help with business divestiture planning in order to maximize sales price and make the transaction go smoother. We have assisted with numerous management buyout transactions.

A business valuation report explains how we arrived at our estimate of a business’ fair market value. Our reports are prepared in accordance with the professional standards of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators. Chartered Business Valuators (CBV) are recognized as Canada’s experts in business valuation.

Our experts have the experience and professional designations in the areas of:

  • Business Valuations (CBV)
  • Forensic and Investigative Accounting (CFF, CFI, CFE)
  • Accounting (CPA, CA)
  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA)
  • Certified Value Builder

We utilize our Chartered Business Valuator knowledge, accounting investigation knowledge (CFF), accounting knowledge (CPA, CA) and growing business value knowledge (Certified Value Builder) to locate accounting adjustments and business changes that increase the value of the business. Our accounting investigation knowledge has proven to be useful in settling disputes about the seller getting paid for what was agreed to.

B. Horsley provides consulting services related to growing the value of your business. He is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) from the Exit Planning Institute and a Certified Value Builder from the Value Builder System™.

As trusted advisors, we guide our clients and their management through all phases of the transaction to ensure successful outcomes.

Our experts have over thirty years of experience providing business valuations in 2,600 client files in family law, shareholder disputes, income tax planning and transaction engagements in a wide variety of industries. We prepare Family Law Income for Support Reports in simple to very complex circumstances. Our principal, Bruce Horsley has provided expert witness testimony on 16 occasions and has assisted in numerous settlement conferences, mediations and arbitrations.

We provide an initial, no-obligation consultation to understand your circumstances and needs, and to explain how your business would be valued. Why not call Bruce Horsley today at (905) 528-4446

We do not compromise our independence by preparing financial statements or income tax return work for clients. That means you can be confident that our valuations, loss quantifications and findings are free from conflicting pressures. The Courts, Law Firms, and Corporations require independent, objective reports and testimony.

We are proud of our reputation and history of having our work accepted and acted upon in the marketplace, by other professionals in the courtroom, by mediators and by arbitrators.