Alfaro y Asociados joins the global accountancy network of HLB International. Established in 1995 and based in Tegucigalpa, Alfaro y Asociados, Honduras, the firm offers audit, tax and consulting services.
P&N Tech, the technology division of Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC, has formed a new partnership with Pure Storage, an all-flash enterprise storage company that enables the broad deployment of flash in data centers.
Doeren Mayhew has spun off its investment banking practice into a new investment bank. Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors will accommodate its growing mergers and acquisitions client base.
BKD LLP was the recipient of an award at the Association for Accounting Marketing’s annual Marketing Achievement Awards.
EisnerAmper LLP has launched of EisnerAmper Compliance and Regulatory Services LLC, a full-service consultancy providing outsourced compliance programs and solutions to U.S. and offshore investment advisers. CARS supports clients managing all asset classes including alternative (hedge funds, private equity funds, funds of funds and CPOs) and non-alternative investment vehicles, wealth managers, managed account platforms, mutual funds, broker-dealers and family offices.
PwC has formed a Digital Services business. It has more than 2,000 digital consulting professionals around the world who are committed to helping clients compete and thrive in an increasingly digital world. Through its Digital Services, PwC is now providing clients with a new kind of digital consulting, which will help companies engage with their customers, suppliers, stakeholders and employees, and keep their products, services and business model both exciting and relevant.
Grassi & Co.’s Construction Practice recently launched the results of its 2014 Construction Industry Market Outlook Survey at the firm’s Construction Industry Symposium. Key Findings from the Survey include: 77 percent of the executives surveyed reported that their revenues are expected to be higher in 2014 than they were in 2013. 53 percent of industry executives surveyed expect their 2014 gross margin percentage will remain the same or decrease from 2013. Well over half of the executives believe that the overall construction market will be better in 2014 than it was in 2013. 91 percent of the respondents reported that none of the work they perform is international. 24 percent of union contractors are considering migrating towards non-union work. Expansion of business offerings and expansion of geographical reach were identified by a number of executives to be primary business strategies that will be a focus in 2014. Additional focus areas include the implementation of Lean Construction Principles as well as acquisitions.
Accounting and advisory firm Berdon LLP came up with a way to include its team members in the office’s recent renovation. In a program titled “Art Give and Get,” team members were invited to submit electronically their favorite photographs from the Greater New York City area. Hundreds of photos were submitted by team members at all levels — from administrators to partners — which were then reviewed and selected by an outside professional.
Bowers & Co. is expanding in the North Country. The firm is building a new 7,800-square-foot office building in Watertown, New York to house its growing staff in that market.
KPMG LLP was named the "Best Company for Asian Pacific Americans to Develop Workforce Skills"
by the Asia Society for the second consecutive year.
The International Accounting Group has admitted the Cleveland, Ohio-based firm, Cohen & Company as its newest independent member firm.
BDO USA LLP has expanded its state and local tax practice through the addition of one partner and 10 employees formerly with of HoganTaylor LLP.
Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP has launched its new investment banking and strategic advisory firm, RKL Capital Advisors LLC. Located in Allentown, RKL Capital Advisors offers a wide range of investment banking transaction and strategic advisory services for family- and privately-owned companies in the middle market.
GetSix Group joins the global accountancy network of HLB International. The firm has 70 staff members located in Poznan, Wroclaw and Warsaw, Poland. Established in 2006, the group provides accounting, business advisory, payroll, consulting and IT services. GetSix has special expertise in the construction, automotive, real estate funds, logistic, transport and retail industries, and offers professional services in German as well as Polish and English.
TMH Eduardo Molina & Asociados/Molina Asesores joins the global accountancy network of HLB International. The firm has 60 staff members in Marbella and Malaga, Spain. Established in 1991, the firm provides tax advisory services to international clients on the Spanish market, with a focus on German clients, and to Spanish investors on the German market. Partners are trained in Spain and in Germany.
Western Governors University has launched a new business master’s degree program, the Master of Science, Accounting. This new program, also referred to as the Master of Accounting, provides students with the knowledge and skills they need for a successful career in accounting or auditing. Applications are being accepted now, and after completing the admissions and enrollment process, students may begin coursework on the first day of any month, beginning July 1.
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