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Katz, Sapper & Miller Named Accounting, Due Diligence Firm of the Year

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New York, NY - Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) has been named Accounting/Due Diligence Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor.

The M&A Advisor Awards, now in their 16th year, annually recognize leading merger and acquisition (M&A) firms and professionals as well as the year’s notable transactions. KSM was selected from more than 650 participating companies to receive the award, which was presented at The M&A Advisor’s 2017 Summit at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

KSM provides due diligence and advisory services to private equity and strategic clients on both the buy side and sell side. With offices in Indiana and New York, the firm’s Transaction Services Group serves clients in a wide range of industries, including private equity, family office, financial services, real estate, transportation, technology, and healthcare. Comprised of professionals from across multiple disciplines, the group applies its full range of expertise to quickly understand the deal dynamics and to customize innovative solutions in order to maximize every transaction opportunity.

The M&A Advisor is a worldwide network of M&A, restructuring, and finance professionals, and the organization routinely provides global thought leadership and insights on industry activities.

For a complete list of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Award winners, click here.

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax, and consulting services. Celebrating 75 years in business, the firm has nearly 400 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York City. KSM was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

 

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North Named an Emerging Leader

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New York, NY – Mike North, partner in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transaction Services Group, has been named an Emerging Leader by The M&A Advisor.

The M&A Advisor's Emerging Leaders Award recognizes and celebrates the achievements of young merger and acquisition (M&A), finance, and turnaround professionals who have reached a significant level of success in their careers and who make notable contributions to their industry and community. The 2017 winners will be introduced and celebrated at an awards gala on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.

Working on both buy and sell sides, North provides due diligence and transaction advisory services to private equity and strategic clients, analyzing various aspects of their business functions to help them make the most of every opportunity. In addition to his transaction-focused work, North serves on several KSM leadership committees, including serving as chair of the committee that approves the firm’s charitable giving and assists the firm's nearly 400 employees in finding ways to serve their communities. North also serves as board treasurer of The Villages, which provides foster care and adoption services to children throughout the state of Indiana, and he regularly speaks about the importance of interpersonal skills and professional communication to students at Indiana University and Purdue University.

The M&A Advisor is a worldwide network of M&A, restructuring, and finance professionals, and the organization routinely provides global thought leadership and insights on industry activities.

For a complete list of the 2017 Emerging Leaders, click here.

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax, and consulting services. Celebrating 75 years in business, the firm has nearly 400 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York City. KSM was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

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Katz, Sapper & Miller Receives National Recognition

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16th Year KSM Has Been Honored as a Top 50 Accounting Firm in the Country

Indianapolis, Ind. – Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) is proud to have again been honored by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) as one of the 2017 “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the country.

IPA’s Best of the Best is an annual list of the accounting firms that have delivered exceptional financial and operational performance in the most recent fiscal year, based on more than 70 criteria in specific areas of management.

Only 50 firms are selected annually for this prestigious recognition. KSM, which has now been named to the Best of the Best list 16 times, is one of only two Indiana-based public accounting firms to earn the honor this year.

“We are thrilled by IPA’s national recognition of our firm,” said David Resnick, managing partner of Katz, Sapper & Miller. “This honor in itself speaks to our teamwork and our unparalleled commitment to excellence. Recognitions like Best of the Best are rewarding, and are a testament to our dedicated team of professionals and their commitment to assisting our clients in furthering their growth and success.”

“Best of the Best firms excel by achieving the delicate balance of focus on culture, clients, team and financial results,” said Michael Platt, principal of the Platt Group and publisher of IPA. “Best of the Best firms are judged on dozens of metrics that truly take a holistic view of success. Their strategic focus on all areas that make accounting firms great have produced the results that merit this sought-after accolade.”

Since 1994, IPA has named the top 50 Best of the Best firms in the U.S. A complete list of IPA’s 2017 Best of the Best can be found on their website.  

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax, and consulting services. Celebrating 75 years in business, the firm has nearly 400 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York City. KSM was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

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Brazelton and Miller Named Indy’s Best and Brightest Finalists

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Indianapolis, Ind. – Garth Brazelton and Jason Miller have been named finalists for the 2016 “Indy’s Best and Brightest” award. Indy’s Best and Brightest honors 100 of central Indiana’s outstanding young professionals under the age of 40 who are making their mark in Indianapolis.

The award, which identifies 10 finalists in 10 industry categories, was created by Junior Achievement of Central Indiana to recognize the up and coming talent and next generation of leaders in the central Indiana community.

Brazelton, COO of KSM Location Advisors (KSMLA), part of the Katz, Sapper & Miller Network, was selected as a finalist in the Government category. As part of KSMLA’s executive team, Brazelton oversees the practice’s strategic initiatives as well as ensures process and systems efficiency. Prior to joining KSMLA, he was director of operations and business systems for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Brazelton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Purdue University and a Master of Arts degree in economics from Indiana University. In 2013, he received the “Governor’s INnovation” award for his work regarding Indiana’s incentive transparency efforts.

Miller, a partner in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Audit and Assurance Services Group, was selected as a finalist in the Accounting category. Miller is also the partner-in-charge of the firm’s growing SOC Services Group, co-chair of the firm’s Restructuring and Bankruptcy Services Group and a member of the firm’s Transportation Services Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Indiana University. In 2015, Miller was also recognized as a finalist for the Best and Brightest distinction.

Brazelton and Miller, along with the other finalists, were recognized at an awards program in downtown Indianapolis on Nov. 9.

See the full list of 2016 Indy’s Best and Brightest finalists.

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 60 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax and consulting services. Founded in 1942, the firm has more than 300 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in Fort Wayne, IN and New York. Katz, Sapper & Miller was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

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Katz, Sapper & Miller Recognized Among the 2016 “Best of the Best” Accounting Firms by INSIDE Public Accounting

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Katz, Sapper & Miller Recognized Among the 2016 “Best of the Best” Accounting Firms by INSIDE Public Accounting
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Katz, Sapper & Miller Named Top Workplace Employer

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – In their annual Best Places to Work rankings, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce recognized Katz, Sapper & Miller as the state’s top workplace employer for 2016. 
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Katz, Sapper & Miller Recognized as a Best Place to Work in Indiana for Eleventh Consecutive Year

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For the eleventh consecutive year, Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by its employees and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. 
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Katz, Sapper & Miller and Krouse, Kern & Co., Inc. Announce Merger

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Fort Wayne, Ind. - Long-time Fort Wayne-based Krouse, Kern & Co., Inc. and Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM), one of the nation’s top public accounting and consulting firms, with offices in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and New York, today announced their merger, to be effective Dec. 1, 2015. 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,” said 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,” added KSM Managing Partner 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.”

Krouse, Kern & Co. was founded in 1950 and is one of the longest-standing Fort Wayne-based accounting firms. The firm’s professionals have served the Fort Wayne community in various capacities as board members and volunteers with multiple local and regional organizations.

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. 

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 65 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax and consulting services. Founded in 1942, the firm has approximately 300 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in New York City and Fort Wayne, IN. Katz, Sapper & Miller was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

About Krouse, Kern & Co., Inc.
Krouse, Kern & Co., Inc. is a public accounting firm that has been providing services to northeast Indiana for more than 60 years. The firm is committed to maintaining close relationships with clients to ensure personalized, accurate and timely service. Its goal is to routinely exceed the expectations of its individual and business clients. For more information, visit www.krousekern.com.

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Katz, Sapper & Miller Recognized Among the 2015 “Best of the Best” Accounting Firms by INSIDE Public Accounting

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Indianapolis, Ind. – The certified public accounting firm of Katz, Sapper & Miller has been named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA) Best of the Best Firms list for 2015.

Katz, Sapper & Miller was one of 50 firms (over $5 million in revenue) selected among hundreds of firms that participated in the publication’s 25th annual national survey and analysis of accounting firms, marking the 14th year that the firm has made the list. Firms are recognized on their superior management and operational performance, based on more than 70 IPA criteria.

“We are very proud to be recognized as one of the best-managed accounting firms in the nation,” said David Resnick, managing partner of Katz, Sapper & Miller. “This honor is a testament to the commitment of our firm's management and staff to our clients and to each other.”

This year’s “Best of the Best” firms range in size from $5.7 million to $496.5 million, and represent all regions of the country. Katz, Sapper & Miller is the only Indiana-based firm to receive this year’s recognition. According to IPA, these honorees demonstrate long-term consistency and exceptional performance in any economy.

Kelly Platt, publisher of IPA, says the Best of the Best firms are a model for others to follow. “Best of the Best firms have vision. They commit to long-range planning and provide an environment in which their professionals thrive and their clients succeed.”

View the complete list of IPA’s 2015 “Best of the Best.”

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 65 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax and business advisory services. Founded in 1942, the firm has nearly 300 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., with additional offices in Fort Wayne, Ind., and New York. Katz, Sapper & Miller was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms. For more information, visit us at ksmcpa.com.

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