BV movers . . .

BVWireIssue #222-1
March 3, 2021

People: Noam Hirschberger, CFA, CVA, has been promoted to principal-in-charge of the valuation practice at PKF O’Connor Davies LLP, a promotion that reflects the firm’s increased focus on valuation services; he will maintain his role as co-leader of the firm’s cannabis practice … Loretta Cross, CIRA, CDBV, and John Baumgartner, CIRA, CDBV, have joined Grant Thornton LLP in Houston as managing directors as the firm expands its restructuring-services offerings for the oil and gas industry; both individuals hold the certification in distressed business valuation (CDBV) designation.

Firms: Duff & Phelps will transition the company name to Kroll, a firm it acquired in 2018; certain businesses will operate as “Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business,” for a period of time during the transition … Purk & Associates PC, a woman-owned St. Louis-based accounting and management advisory firm, has added Pleus & Co. LLC and Dwyer Costello and Knox PC … Calgary-based MNP is acquiring a subset of Deloitte’s Canadian business that will initially bring 40 Deloitte partners, 500 team members, and 20 offices to MNP’s practice in Québec; this is part of a broader national agreement between Deloitte and MNP that will see another 20 Deloitte partners and nearly 400 team members join MNP’s practice in various locations … Twin Cities accounting firms Boyum Barenscheer and Wilkerson Guthmann have merged and will operate under the brand name Boyum Barenscheer; the firm now has five locations: Minneapolis, Arden Hills, Scandia, Wayzata, and White Bear Lake.

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