Plante Moran is to merge with Chicago-based
firm Blackman Kallick, effective 1 July.

The newly merged firm is expected to increase
Plante Moran’s revenues by about $70m to $375m annual turnover.

In the latest International Accounting
US survey, Plante Moran was ranked as the nation’s
12th largest firm, reporting revenues of $304.5m.

Following the merger, the firm will have 2,000
staff across 22 offices in three states and three international

Plante Moran managing partner Gordon Krater
said the merger strengthens the firm… to create Chicago’s
pre-eminent accounting, tax and consulting firm for clients and
staff. It’s incredibly exciting.”

Plante Moran is a member of Praxity.