WEST HARTFORD – January 2, 2018 – BlumShapiro, the largest financial services firm based in New England, today announced a merger with Premier Accounting Group of Marlborough, CT. The merger which became official on January 1, 2018, further expands and fortifies BlumShapiro’s position as the leading accounting, tax and business advisory firm in the region.
“This merger represents an ideal cultural match for us; Premier is a long-established, highly respected and trusted name in accounting, and having them as part of the BlumShapiro team means even more value delivered to our clients on a daily basis,” BlumShapiro CEO Joseph A. Kask said. “Both firms are committed to and share a common culture of providing innovative and profitable solutions for each individual client.
The merged firm which will retain the BlumShapiro name and will remain based out of their existing offices in Marlborough, Mr. Kask said. In addition to its headquarters in West Hartford, BlumShapiro has offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. With this merger, BlumShapiro expects to expand its employee base to more than 500 people.
Founded in 2011, Premier Accounting Group specializes in finding outsourced accounting and bookkeeping solutions for clients, with extensive experience in healthcare, non-profits, construction, professional services, retail, restaurants and distribution.
Speaking for Premier Accounting Group, President Robert E. Davis said, “This will be a seamless transition and will enable us to expand our service capability with an organization that shares our personal and professional values and provide our clients with the resources they require, all the while maintaining that personalized commitment and immediate level of responsiveness we have always had.”
BlumShapiro is the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The firm, with over 450 professionals and staff, offers a diversity of services which includes auditing, accounting, tax and business advisory services. In addition, BlumShapiro provides a variety of specialized consulting services such as succession and estate planning, business technology services, employee benefit plan audits and litigation support and valuation. The firm serves a wide range of privately held companies, government and non-profit organizations and provides non-audit services for publicly traded companies.