Grant Thornton LLP has acquired most of the assets of Arryve LLC, a business consulting firm based in Bellevue, Wash.

Arryve was founded in 2007 and provides consulting services for marketing and sales, operations, human capital, finance and accounting, information technology and corporate strategy.

Sixty professionals from Arryve will be joining Grant Thornton, working out of the former Arryve office. The Bellevue location will become Grant Thornton’s 59th office. GT also has an office in Seattle.

“Their focus on unique, distinctive client service to organizations large and small brings tremendous value to move our clients confidently into the future,” said Grant Thornton CEO Mike McGuire in a statement.

Grant Thornton, based in Chicago, ranked 6th on Accounting Today’s 2016 list of the Top 100 Firms, with over $1.55 billion in annual revenue.

Arryve partners Christopher Smith and Chris Stephenson will become principals in Grant Thornton’s advisory practice.

“Throughout our time in getting to know the Grant Thornton team, we have been struck by how closely we are aligned in culture, process and commitment to excellence and integrity,” said Smith. “We look forward to collaborating with our new team members throughout the firm’s network to help businesses achieve their next level of success.

Clearsight Advisors served as Arryve’s financial advisor in the transaction.

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