Porte Brown LLC and Brown, Kaplan + Liss have agreed to merge in Illinois.

BKL will now operate under the Porte Brown name and will continue to serve clients in its downtown Evanston location.

BKL, which launched in 1962, provides accounting, assurance, attest, tax, planning and consulting services for businesses, business owners, trusts, estates and individuals.

"We are very excited about the new opportunities to work together with the talented team of Brown, Kaplan + Liss," Porte Brown managing partner Bruce Jones said in a statement. "We have known BKL for years and just recently started to discuss a merger. Once we started to share our philosophies of client service, investing in top talent and the importance of supporting local businesses and communities, we knew it was a perfect fit."

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