Looking to expand its financial consulting division, Los Angeles-based financial and advisory services firm B. Riley Financial Inc. has acquired litigation consulting and forensic accounting firm Crawford & Winiarski of Detroit.
Founded in 2002, Crawford & Winiarski specializes in assisting with business disputes, fraud investigations, damages analyses, corporate insolvency matters, and representations and warranties insurance (RWI) claims analyses. The firm serves a broad range of industries with a focus on the automotive and automotive components industries, including closely held businesses, major vehicle manufacturers, component suppliers and publicly traded companies.
“This addition reflects our continued investment to strategically grow our financial consulting business with highly qualified and talented professionals who can deliver best-in-class service to our clients,” says B. Riley Advisory Services co-CEO Ian Ratner. “We are pleased to welcome the Crawford & Winiarski team to B. Riley and look forward to building on our established leadership in forensic accounting and litigation consulting in the Midwest.”