Krouse, Kern & Co. and Katz, Sapper & Miller Announce Merger

Krouse, Kern & Co. of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Indianapolis-based Katz, Sapper & Miller (FY14 net revenue of $58.5 million) announced their merger, to be effective Dec. 1. Together, the firms boast more than a century of providing tax, accounting and business consulting expertise to a wide range of clients in a variety of industries.

“Providing quality professional services for our entrepreneurial clients has always been the hallmark of our reputation in northeast Indiana,” says Krouse, Kern & Co. President Richard Krouse. “With this merger, our clients will have access to expanded resources and expertise provided by the KSM network of professionals.”

The merged firm will be called Katz, Sapper & Miller and will be located at the current Krouse, Kern & Co. offices at 6509 Mutual Drive.

“This is an ideal partnership,” adds KSM MP David Resnick. “Like us, Krouse, Kern & Co. has provided unmatched service to middle-market, family-owned businesses with integrity and excellence. Their 65 years of service in the Fort Wayne market will complement the depth and breadth of resources that KSM offers.”

KSM has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana for 10 consecutive years by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The firm was also named one of 50 firms among the Best of the Best by INSIDE Public Accounting for its superior management and operational performance.