Milwaukee-based Wipfli LLP (FY19 net revenue of $362.5 million) announces that Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) of Atlanta joined the firm Oct. 1.
“This transaction provides Wipfli the opportunity to establish a foothold in the Southeastern United States, a key geographic priority in our firm’s growth strategy,” says MP Kurt Gresens. “The addition of PKM, a firm with a long history in the region and an exceptional track record in the industry related to quality and client service, will uncover many opportunities for additional growth as we move forward. In addition, through this transaction Wipfli will have an even greater depth and breadth of services and resources in the financial services industry, helping our firm to become a stronger leader in serving businesses in the industry across the nation.”
Founded in 1977, PKM provides accounting, tax and advisory services to hundreds of public and privately held businesses and enterprises, with strong focuses on the financial services, insurance, technology and craft brewing industries.
PKM MP Phil Moore says the union with Wipfli means clients can access a broader range of resources. “In addition, this transaction will help our firm to continue to attract and retain top talent due to our enhanced ability to provide additional training and professional development opportunities in more specialized areas to our staff.”
As part of this transaction, 70 PKM professionals, including nine partners, have joined Wipfli, which now has about 2,400 associates in 49 offices.