January 3, 2023 –KCoe Isom, doing business as Pinion*, and Anderson ZurMuehlen, two leading U.S. accounting and business advisory firms, announced they have combined businesses, effective January 1, 2023. Pinion will provide expanded advisory services, resources, and outstanding career opportunities, building the foundation required for long-term growth and a stronger national presence with a gateway to global expansion.
Combined, Pinion has U.S. revenue of $121 million (as of January 1, 2023), employs more than 650 people, and serves clientele nationally across the United States, and globally through partners and affiliates.
With roots dating back to 1932, Pinion provides solutions for food and agriculture, biofuels, food and agriculture, biofuels, and manufacturing industries, as well as regionally-focused businesses. Pinion advisors partner with clients to overcome their challenges, secure their legacies and seize opportunities that allow their businesses to grow.
Jeff Wald, Pinion CEO states, “The combination of Pinion and Anderson ZurMuehlen is an outstanding fit as both our storied histories center on community-focused values and a shared mission to drive business forward and improve the lives of people. As one firm, we look forward to the powerful expansion of resources, locations, and scope of service that will elevate businesses across the U.S.”
Founded in 1957, Anderson ZurMuehlen (AZ) has become the largest Montana-based CPA and business services firm with a team of 217 personnel in offices across the state. The company has provided tax, audit, accounting, advisory, and technology services in the Northwest for more than half a century, helping clients navigate their changing personal and business circumstances and the dynamics of a global economy for long-term success.
Commenting on the business combination, Rick Reisig, Anderson ZurMuehlen CEO states, “This opportunity to join with Pinion has exceeded our hopes in finding a partner firm that offers complementary service and industry expertise. With our shared values and vision for serving our clients, we are excited to see how this relationship will bring greater solutions and results across an expanded footprint.”
The firms’ shared values and similar cultures make the combination of companies a natural blending. Both are deeply invested in the relationships, success, and legacy of their clients – working to see them thrive for years to come.
KCoe Isom, LLP, doing business as Pinion*, is a ‘U.S. Top 100’ accounting firm and leader in food and agriculture consulting. With roots dating back to 1932, the firm has expanded upon traditional accounting services to deliver increased value and growth for clients through its specialized advisory and global resources. Pinion provides insight and solutions for food and agriculture, biofuels, and manufacturing industries, as well as regionally-focused businesses. The firm serves domestic and international clientele from locations spanning the United States, and through its Pinion Advisory division serving the U.S. and Australia. Visit www.pinionglobal.com.
*Pinion is a public-facing brand under the legal entity KCoe Isom, LLP. Attest services provided by KCoe Isom, LLP.
About Anderson ZurMuehlen
Founded in 1957, Anderson ZurMuehlen has grown to be the largest Montana-based CPA and business services firm with 217 professional and administrative support personnel in offices throughout the state, offering all facets of auditing, tax, accounting, back-office, and technology services. From the beginning, the firm was based on the principle of building relationships and providing excellent client service. Today, the mission remains the same. They are committed to a team-based, client-focused approach to providing services and solutions that help clients succeed today and into the future. Visit www.azworld.com.