February 24, 2012
Harb, Levy & Weiland LLP, a San Francisco-based accounting, tax and advisory firm, joins forces with EisnerAmper LLP effective March 6. Harb, Levy & Weiland staff will continue to be located at their existing offices in San Francisco, Chicago, and Mumbai, India.
“A merger with a firm which has the financial services expertise and reputation for client service enjoyed by Harb, Levy & Weiland is an important step forward in our strategic plan for targeted growth,” said Charly Weinstein, EisnerAmper Chief Executive Officer. “Our ability to provide audit, tax and advisory services to clients in the financial services and real estate industries, as well as to high net worth individuals and family offices, is significantly strengthened; and our clients will benefit from an even deeper pool of talent in the dynamic financial markets of California, Chicago and Mumbai,” Weinstein said.
EisnerAmper, a PCAOB-registered and inspected firm, is one of the largest accounting firms in the nation and is recognized internationally as one of the premier firms providing audit, tax and advisory services to a broad array of financial services entities, public companies, technology and life sciences firms, as well as closely-held businesses. Harb, Levy & Weiland focuses on serving financial services companies, hedge funds, broker-dealers, real estate entities, family offices and high net worth individuals.
Commenting on the merger, Harb, Levy & Weiland Managing Partner John M. Williamson, who will become partner-in-charge of the San Francisco office of EisnerAmper and a member of its Executive Committee, said “Our partners recognized that joining forces with EisnerAmper, and expanding to the financial capital of the world, is the right opportunity at the right time; and the entrepreneurial spirit of our firm fits perfectly with the culture at EisnerAmper.”
Upon completion of the merger, EisnerAmper will be providing services to more than 1300 financial services clients including hedge funds, private equity and venture funds, broker-dealers, family offices, and insurance companies.
On a combined basis, revenues will exceed $270 million, and the firm will have approximately 180 partners and 1300 employees. EisnerAmper is headquartered in New York and, combined with Harb, Levy & Weiland, will have offices throughout New Jersey and in the financial hubs of San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, Mumbai and the Cayman Islands.
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