With the move, Smart Devine adds EAC's staff of experienced appraisal and valuation professionals into their existing practice service portfolio, which includes accounting and audit, tax services, business advisory, forensic accounting, litigation support and insurance advisory services.
The combined firm will have a staff of more than 75 professionals, who will be located at Smart Devine’s current Philadelphia location at 1600 Market Street.
"Smart Devine welcomes this team of exceptional professionals to our Philadelphia office and valuation practice," said James Smart, CEO of Smart Devine. "For more than 40 years, EAC Valuations has been known for its integrity and expertise in the Philadelphia region and beyond. We are excited to combine our two organizations of highly experienced professionals and are confident that this talent and an increased presence in Philadelphia and beyond will establish a platform for continued growth in this market."
Frank Merenda, President of EAC Valuations comments, “We are pleased to be joining an excellent firm such as Smart Devine and the opportunity it presents to grow our practice and provide appraisal and valuation services to more businesses in the Philadelphia area and around the world.”