PKF O’Connor Davies Grows International Footprint by Expanding O’Connor Davies Administration Practice with Swiss Based VBK+CO

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Latest merger adds deep expertise in alternative investments

O’Connor Davies Administration, LLC, a subsidiary of PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s fastest growing accounting and consulting firms, announced today that it has formed an alliance with VBK+CO, a global administration firm headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The move adds a combined 70 years of experience in the family office and alternatives space to the PKF O’Connor Davies financial services team, which already provides a robust fund accounting, administration, tax and compliance offering. VBK+CO’s international knowledge and expertise will increase the PKF O’Connor Davies’ footprint and solidify the Firm as a leader in the family office and alternatives industry.

“I am very excited about our new opportunities with VBK+CO,” said Marc L. Rinaldi, CPA, CEO of O’Connor Davies Administration and Partner-in-Charge of O’Connor Davies Financial Services. “We have created a truly global accounting, administration and advisory firm with unequaled experience and professionals in family offices, alternative assets, innovation and scalable shared resources. Together we are in a unique position to serve the complex accounting, administration, tax and compliance needs of institutional investors including family offices, private foundations and endowments and private funds seeking another alternative. With a network of offices and partners across the world, the Firm is uniquely positioned to address institutional investors and managers’ needs quickly and effectively."

“We believe that joining forces with PKF O’Connor Davies brings together two partners that understand the constant changes in the industry and its complicated and evolving regulatory framework,” says Anuschka Cova, Director of International Business Development of VBK+CO. “Both of us are completely aligned in our view that our clients are our greatest partners. We understand that each client wants tailored solutions instead of a one-solution-fits-all approach. Our new affiliation allows us to add expertise in other product lines so that we can continue to add value to our clients, while keeping our current expertise in each area intact.”

About PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP is a full service Certified Public Accounting and advisory firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally. With roots tracing to 1891, ten offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland, and more than 600 professionals, led by 100 partners, the Firm provides a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services.

PKF O’Connor Davies is ranked number 29 in Accounting Today’s 2015 “Top 100 Firms” list and the Firm is also recognized as a “Leader in Audit and Accounting,” a “Pacesetter in Growth” and one of the “Top Firms in the Mid-Atlantic.” PKF O’Connor Davies is ranked number 29 in INSIDE Public Accounting’s 2015 “Top 100 Firms” list and recognized as one of the “Top Ten Fastest-Growing Firms." In 2016, PKF O'Connor Davies was named one of Vault's Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America, and ranked among the top 50 most prestigious accounting firms in America in a complementary Vault survey. The Firm is the 11th largest accounting firm in the New York Metropolitan area, according to Crain’s New York Business. By consistently delivering proactive, thorough and efficient service, PKF O'Connor Davies has built long-lasting, valuable relationships with its clients. Partners are intimately involved in the day-to-day management of engagements, ensuring a high degree of client service and cost effectiveness. The Firm’s seasoned professional staff members employ a team approach to all engagements to provide clients with the utmost quality and timely services aimed at helping them succeed. Continuity of staffing and attention to detail in all client engagements make the Firm stand out among its competitors.

PKF O’Connor Davies is the lead North American representative of the international association of PKF member firms. PKF International is a network of legally independent member firms providing accounting and business advisory services in 440 locations in 150 countries around the world. With its tradition, experience and focus on the future, PKF O’Connor Davies is ready to help clients meet today’s ever-changing economic conditions and manage the growing complexities of the regulatory environment.

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