Clifton Acquires IPA Best of the Best Firm

Milwaukee-based Clifton Gunderson (FY10 net revenue of $241 million) acquired Albuquerque-based Meyners + Co. (FY09 net revenue of $10.7 million) on Jan. 1.

Through the combination, five partners will join CG including Cathy Brown, Ben Darwin, Brandon Haines, Georgie Ortiz and Patrick Wilkins, along with 58 Meyners staff.

“We are excited with the many growth opportunities the acquisition of Meyners provides our firm, our clients and our future clients,” says CG CEO Kris McMasters. “For 50 years, [CG] has been providing high quality, exceptional service to our clients, built on a foundation of strong core values – qualities which have remained constant over the last five decades. We are eager to combine these strengths with Meyners to further expand our presence in Albuquerque and help our clients grow and prosper in the future,” she says.