BKD Acquires Malin Bergquist & Company

Springfield, Mo.-based BKD (FY13 net revenue of $418 million) has acquired Erie, Penn.-based Malin Bergquist & Company (FY12 net revenue of $8.6 million).

Malin Bergquist’s 75 staff will officially join BKD Oct. 1. BKD CEO Ted Dickman said, “A shared focus on integrity and an innovative approach to exceptional service has enabled both firms to build a loyal client base that values professionalism, expertise and responsiveness.”

As a result of the combination, BKD welcomes eight new partners, including Malin Bergquist CEO Jeffrey Deane. Deane will serve as MP of BKD’s Pennsylvania offices, which will remain at their current addresses.