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News briefs, firm movements: PrimeGlobal, Praxity, Baker Tilly, Moore Stephens…

PrimeGlobal has added two member firms to its association in the USA. LSL of Brea based in California, specialises in automotive, construction, food service/restaurants, private education, manufacturing/distribution, professional services and real estate industries. PIASCIK headquartered in Virginia, targets a clientele of professional athletes for which it performs accounting compilations, develops tax minimization strategies and creates tailored financial plans.

Praxity German member FIDES has acquired Hoehns and Partners, a tax specialist based in Hannover. With this new acquisition FIES counts 300 staff.

Baker Tilly international has added 14 italian tax firms to its network in a bid to replace its former member firm Studio Maurizio Godoli who left the network earlier this year. Twelve of the new members are part of the Synergia Consulting Group network and the remaining two are Studio Lobis and Studio MMVN & Associati both headquartered in Milan.

The former International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) executive director Marianne Tissier and the former IVSC technical director Chris Thorne have set up a new consultancy firm, Valuology. The new firm will provide advice or training to firms who either provide or commission valuation services on current standards and regulatory requirements.

Moore Stephens International Californian member firm Armanino and Moore Stephens Belgium have jointly acquired The Brenner Group, a Silicon Valler based consulting firm. The Brenner Group specialises in interim financial management such as interim CFO and controller services, and valuation and financial advisory services, with a primary expertise in venture-backed technology companies.

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