Crowe Chizek Buys PwC's Fort Wayne Practice

Crowe, Chizek & Company LLP is set to buy PricewaterhouseCoopers' Fort Wayne, IN practice. A tentative agreement is in effect, and the sale should be final by Octobet 31.

The purchase provides Crowe Chizek new territory to add to its already booming practice throughout the Midwest in Indianapolis, Chicago and Cleveland, and even in southeast southern cities like Lexington, KY and Fort Lauderdale, FL. The Fort Wayne office primarily practices in tax and business assurance services.

According to the Public Accounting Report, the firm is the eight largest accounting and consulting firm in the nation.

'This is a great opportunity for us to expand into a dynamic business market,' says CEO Mark Hildebrand. 'Being in Fort Wayne also will enhance our ability to serve our existing area clients.'

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