A roundup of recent expansions, additions, new services and other news from firms across the country.

BRAZIL

Baker Tilly International has added two new firms in Brazil: 4 Partners (which actually has six partners, and 44 professional staff), and Controle (which has three partner,s and 180 professional staff). The two Sao Paulo firms will operate as Baker Tilly Brasil.


CALIFORNIA

Intacct, San Jose, secured an additional $40 million of financing in a new debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank.

 

CONNECTICUT

BlumShapiro will participate in the 3rd Annual Junior Achievement Career Walk on May 11, giving 30 students from three different West Hartford high schools an opportunity to gain a better understanding of job opportunities in their community. Participants will visit a variety of West Hartford establishments – accounting, banking, finance, marketing, retail, food and beverage and others. The program begins and ends at BlumShapiro. 


ILLINOIS

Michael Silver & Co. CPAs has been named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work In Illinois by The Daily Herald Business Ledger, the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, MRA-The Management Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council, the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce, and Best Companies Group. … Grant Thornton LLP has launched Grant Thornton Fixed Asset Services, which combines the firm’s tax know-how with Bloomberg BNA’s fixed assets cloud-based software platform to provide corporate tax departments with a turnkey solution to reduce the burden of fixed-asset management.

 

INDIANA

The Indiana CPA Society has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for the fifth consecutive year, ranking third among small companies.

 

MICHIGAN

Clayton & McKervey, Detroit, has introduced a new logo and Web site on May 2. The design was created by Perich Advertising + Design.


NEW YORK

Accordion Partners, New York, has launched its Financial Accounting & Advisory Services Group, providing operational accounting, performance improvement and technical accounting support. Rich Medor has joined the company as a managing director to head the new practice group.


PARAGUAY

Abaco Public Accountants, a three-partner firm with 50 professionals in Asuncion, has joined Baker Tilly International.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

The Tax Accounting Group of Duane Morris LLP is celebrating the 35th anniversary of its creation in 1981 as the firm’s first ancillary practice. The practice has grown to over 60 service lines in more than 45 industries, serving clients in 48 states and 25 foreign countries.

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