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BVWireIssue #160-2
January 13, 2016

p>People: Michael Bonetto was elected shareholder at the leading California law firm Hoge Fenton, where he is a member of the firm’s family law practice and based in Silicon Valley … Jim Brendel was named managing partner of Hein & Associates LLP and will lead the firm from the Denver office. William Mueldener succeeds Brendel as Denver office managing partner … William F. Murray, who is based in Hartford, Conn., was elected partner in the Litigation Services and Business Valuation Group at New England’s largest regional accounting firm, BlumShapiro … Paul Ribaudo was named a partner in the Litigation, Valuation & Dispute Resolution Group at Berdon LLP, New York City.

Firms: The Tucson, Ariz.-based BeachFleischman merged with Cervantes CPA Firm of Scottsdale on January 1 … The Minneapolis-based national firm CliftonLarsonAllen merged with four firms, all effective January 1: Four Point Partners of Edina, Minn.; Guthoff Mehall Allen & Co. of Bloomington, Ill.; Komisar Brady & Co. of Milwaukee;  and Galanti & Co. of Atlanta. These latest mergers come on the heels of four others last month …Baltimore-based Stegman & Co., Maryland’s oldest CPA firm, will join Dixon Hughes Goodman on June 1 … Ernst & Rabe, which ranks among Greater Cincinnati’s 25 largest accounting firms, was acquired on January 1 by the Columbus, Ohio-based GBQ Partners, greatly expanding GBQ's presence in the Cincinnati market for the first time. GBQ will now have over 160 employees in Indianapolis, Philadelphia, New York, Columbus, and Cincinnati … The Alabama-based Machen McChesney, one of the region's leading CPA and business advisory firms, acquired Wolf & Taunton, a Montgomery-based accounting firm … The California-based Squar Milner will expand into San Diego on February 1 by merging with McLean, Rotherham & Co. and its subsidiary, Hosaka, Rotherham & Co., creating the largest accounting and consulting firm in the region with over nine partners and 80 professionals and staff … The national tax advisory firm UHY Advisors merged with accounting firm MohnAllen with MohnAllen’s managing partner Harold Mohn joining UHY's Columbia, Md., office … The Milwaukee firm Wipfli LLP has merged with Steinberg Advisors based in Chicago on January 1.

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