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Simply Group Named "Ricoh Small Business of The Year (50+ Employees)" at the 2020 CanadianSME National Business Awards
[May 03, 2021]

Simply Group Named "Ricoh Small Business of The Year (50+ Employees)" at the 2020 CanadianSME National Business Awards

Simply Group is pleased to announce its recognition as the "Ricoh (News - Alert) Small Business of The Year (50+ Employees)" at the CanadianSME National Business Awards 2020. The award celebrates Simply Group's success and positive contribution to Canada's economy. The ceremony was held virtually on Friday, April 30, 2021.

"We are honoured to receive this extraordinary recognition for our company's growth, success and industry leadership as a financing solutions innovator in the Canadian home improvement sector," says Lawrence Krimker, CEO of Simply Group. "As we continue to navigate the pandemic, this award is a testimony to our resilience, adaptability and drive for success. Building on our innovative financing solutions that are focused on the needs of Canadians from coast-to-coast, we will continue to achieve unprecedented year-over-year growth."

Since launching in 2013, Simply Group has grown from abusiness focused on HVAC lending to one of Canada's largest and fastest-growing non-bank consumer lenders in the home improvement space. Over the years, Simply Group has developed and thrived into a family of more than 450 employees, offering diverse range of products and services to best serve their consumers and dealer network. Their total assets under management exceed $1.45 billion, making the company one of Canada's largest non-bank suppliers of consumer credit. Simply Group provides flexible financing solutions to help Canadian consumers and businesses upgrade and modernize their properties in a cost-effective way.

"We appreciate CanadianSME for this award and for their continual efforts to provide a voice to Canadian small and medium-sized businesses," added Krimker. "We are excited to see what next year has in store for us and are looking forward to working alongside those who have supported and partnered with us through this amazing journey."

About Simply Group

With more than $1.45 billion in assets acquired, Simply Group ( provides consumers and businesses with financing solutions that afford them greater flexibility not only to achieve improved energy-efficiency, but also to modernize their residential, commercial and industrial properties. Simply Group knows that its people are its greatest asset and is proud to be Great Place to Work-Certified since 2016. In 2020, Simply Group was named Best Business of the Year by the Canadian SME National Business Awards.

About CanadianSME

A national publication with a big vision, CanadianSME signifies the empowerment of Canadian SMEs and aims to pursue this mission with the launch of CanadianSME Business Magazine to equip SMEs with expert knowledge and insights from industry leaders. CanadianSME Business Magazine incorporates compelling content and provides shelter to the business needs of small and medium scale enterprises.

CanadianSME Business Magazine was created through the passion and admiration for entrepreneurs. With SMEs playing such a crucial role in Canada's business industry and contributing greatly to the economy, CanadianSME was built to provide a much-needed support system for hard-working business owners.

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