Cherry Bekaert Strengthens Presence in North Carolina

8 Jan 2015

Baker Tilly International member firm, Cherry Bekaert, has acquired Thomas, Knight, Trent, King and Company (TKTK) effective 1 January 2015.

With this addition, the Raleigh (North Carolina, USA) practice of Cherry Bekaert includes more than 105 professionals, solidifying the firm as one of the largest serving the area.

“With the larger service platform of a US$150m+ revenue firm, we are better positioned to serve the growing business needs of our clients,” said Steve Hancock, former managing shareholder with TKTK and new Cherry Bekaert partner. “Cherry Bekaert’s stellar reputation and dedication to middle market companies made the firm a perfect fit for our people and our clients.”

“Cherry Bekaert will incorporate the talents and expertise of the former TKTK shareholders and professionals into our existing industry groups and specialty practice areas of real estate, construction, technology, life sciences, entrepreneurial advisory and high-end tax consulting,” noted Howard Kies, managing partner of Cherry Bekaert. “Expanding the depth of our talent in the Raleigh area is a key strategic growth initiative for our firm.”

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