Moore Stephens International member firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) has expanded into North Carolina by merging with Pittard, Perry & Crone (PPC).

PPC have several offices throughout the Eastern corridor of the state and will now operate under the CRI name.

CRI managing partner and chairman William Carr said: "Pittard, Perry & Crone’s strong presence in the state coupled with their synergistic culture and values makes them a natural choice for our firm".