Burr, Pilger & Mayer LLP, a regional accounting firms in the Bay Area, has merged in San Jose firm Brach, Neal, Daney & Spence LLP.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

BNDS specializes in business and financial consulting, tax and estate planning, and management consulting services. The firm was founded over 30 years ago and has grown to a total of 25 staff and $5 million in annual revenues.

BPM managing partner Stephen D. Mayer said that the two firms were a perfect match and pointed to the companies' mission statements -- which both include an emphasis on service and community -- as proof.

"By adding this office and embracing BNDS clients, BPM can now begin to serve the San Jose and southern San Jose markets," said Mayer, in a statement. "This brings BPM one step closer to our goal of ringing the Bay." He added that the addition of BNDS' agriculture expertise would compliment his firm's existing wine and vineyard practice.BNDS managing partner Dennis R. Brach said the merger completes the firm's strategic succession plan.

Combined, the new firm will have close to 200 employees and $30 million in revenue with offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Calif., and Walnut Creek, Calif. BPM ranked No. 100 on Accounting Today's 2006 list of Top 100 Firms, with revenues of $24 million.

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