CBIZ, Inc. announced the acquisition of Lewis Birch & Ricardo, LLC.
CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the non-attest business of Lewis, Birch & Ricardo, L.L.C., (“LBR”) of Tampa Bay, Florida, effective February 1, 2014. Concurrent with the transaction, Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. announced the acquisition of the attest business of Lewis, Birch & Ricardo. CBIZ Inc. and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. operate an alternative practice structure. The two companies are separate and independent legal entities that work together to serve clients’ business needs.
Lewis, Birch & Ricardo, LLC is entering an exciting new chapter in our history – one that will give you, as our client, access to enhanced resources and an expanded range of business services and solutions.
Mike Lewis of LBR stated, “We’ve known the local CBIZ professionals for the past twenty years and have had a great relationship with them. We now look forward to working together as a team. It’s also exciting to join the sixth-largest local accounting service provider, not to mention one of the nation’s leading providers.”
For more information please visit CBIZ MHM, LLC of Tampa Bay.
Lewis Birch & Ricardo, LLC’s service areas encompass:
- Audit and Assurance
- Tax Preparation and Compliance
- Strategic Tax Planning and Consulting
- Accounting Services
- Litigation Support
- Business Valuation
- Forensic Accounting
- Business Consulting
Within LBR’s core services, LBR is a market leader in its areas of expertise:
- Healthcare Provider Services
- Marital and Family Law Litigation Support
- Privately-Held Business Enterprises
- Not-For-Profit Entities
- Employee Benefit Plans
- Estates and Trusts
- Merger and Acquisitions Consulting
- Cost Segregation Studies
LBR’s broad client base includes individuals and privately held businesses in the commercial, service and not-for-profit sectors.
Founded in 1990, Lewis Birch & Ricardo, LLC operates offices in Tampa, Clearwater, and Sarasota. LBR’s clients are located throughout the Tampa Bay area and the West Coast of Florida, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Polk, and Marion counties.
Lewis, Birch & Ricardo, LLC and its highly qualified professionals are proud of the firm’s reputation of providing exceptional service. LBR is dedicated to exceeding your expectations, so please contact us with any inquiries you may have regarding our services.