Armanino Bolsters Southern California Presence With Acquisition

Looking to expand its presence in Southern California, San Ramon, Calif.-based IPA 100 firm Armanino LLP (FY20 net revenue of $354.8 million) is acquiring Brigante Cameron Watters & Strong LLP (BCWS) of Torrance, Calif. The deal will become effective on Nov. 1.

Founded in 1995, BCWS provides accounting, tax and financial services to clients in a wide range of industries throughout the South Bay region. As part of the deal, BCWS partners John Cameron and Vickash Prasad and their team will join Armanino in what will become the firm’s sixth Southern California office.

“BCWS is well-respected in the South Bay business community, because they emphasize the importance of understanding clients and guiding them with long-term strategy above and beyond the competition,” says CEO Matt Armanino. “They share our commitment to client service and entrepreneurial thinking, which makes them the perfect fit to lead our efforts in the South Bay-Long Beach market.”

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