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SAN RAMON, Calif., September 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Armanino LLP, one of the 25 largest accounting and management consultancies in the United States, today announced that the partners and employees of the accounting firm Brigante, Cameron, South Bay, Watters & Strong, LLP will join Armanino effective November 1, 2021. BCWS will be named Armanino LLP and add a new office for Armanino in Torrance, California, expanding Armanino’s presence in the South Bay region. This brings Armanino’s current presence in Southern California to six offices, up from just one in 2015. The company serves customers nationwide with offices in Southern California that stretch from the San Fernando Valley to Orange County.

“BCWS is well respected in the South Bay business community for emphasizing the importance of understanding customers and pursuing long-term strategy beyond the competition,” said Matt Armanino, CEO of Armanino LLP. “They share our dedication to customer service and entrepreneurship, which makes them perfect to guide our efforts in the South Bay-Long Beach market.”

The merger gives BCWS customers immediate access to an expanded range of accounting and consulting services. Armanino’s Tax Practice with its Deep Bench provides on-demand expertise on a variety of topics including international taxes, state and local taxes, transfer pricing, R&D tax credits, transactional advice, retirement, inheritance and trust, partnerships and qualified business income. Its audit team can meet any need from A-133 and annual financial statements to benefit plans and SEC exams.

“Working with Armanino is a strategic decision to meet the growing needs of our increasingly demanding customers,” said John Cameron, Partner at BCWS. “Customer service has always been our touchstone, and joining Armanino opens up new opportunities for us to take our relationships with our customers to the next level.”

“We are also excited about the opportunity this transaction presents to our nearly two dozen professionals who look forward to working with an expanded team of industry and service line experts to serve this growing region and beyond,” added Vickash Prasad, partner at BCWS, added.

Armanino’s strong growth is based on the pursuit of expanded service lines, technology solutions and specialized know-how. The firm has been on Inside Public Accounting’s Best of the Best Managed Firms list for 19 of the last 20 years and is regularly featured on the Best Places-to-Work lists. Armanino is a Certified B Corporation which means that the company is not only the best professional services company in the world, but also the best company in the world by balancing people and purpose with profit.

This transaction is expected to close on November 1, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.

About Armanino LLP

Armanino LLP ( is one of the 25 largest independent accounting and management consultancies in the country. Armanino provides an integrated suite of auditing, tax, corporate management, consulting, and technology solutions to companies in the United States and around the world. The company helps its clients adapt and change at every stage of the business, from starting a business to growing rapidly and selling a business. Armanino values ​​intelligent technology and is leading a cloud revolution of finance, operations, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. Armanino is an independent member firm of Moore North America Inc. (MNA), which is itself a regional member of Moore Global Network Limited (MGNL), one of the world’s largest accounting and consulting affiliates. All MNA and MGNL affiliates are independent entities owned and managed in each location. Your membership in or association with MNA or MGNL should not be construed as creating or implying any partnership between them. In addition to the core areas of consulting and accounting activities, Armanino operates its AMF Media Group ( department, a media and communications service agency. The subsidiary Intersect Capital ( is an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management company.

Kyle McGuire, AMF Media Group 925.790.2788 [email protected]

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