December 2, 2015, Rochester, New York: EFPR Group, LLP has announced the acquisition of its first accounting practice in the Florida market. EFPR Group has purchased the firm of S. Barrie Godown, Certified Public Accountants located in Jupiter, Florida. The transaction is effective January 1, 2016.
The acquisition is consistent with EFPR Group’s plan for growth and expansion outside the Upstate New York market. This transaction will also open the Florida market to the full array of accounting, consulting and reputation management services EFPR Group now provides to its 8500 client base.
“Our decision to acquire the Jupiter practice was based on the outstanding quality and service Mr. Godown’s firm has provided to clients for over 35 years,” stated Kevin Hill, EFPR Group CEO. “Mr. Godown’s reputation for providing extraordinary tax planning, preparation and consulting is consistent with our mission to help clients make intelligent and informed financial decisions,” explained Mr. Hill. “We are considering additional mergers and acquisitions in the Upstate New York market as well as other strategic target areas,” he concluded.
The EFPR Group has been serving clients across the United States and abroad for over 65 years with a comprehensive array of tax consulting and planning services in addition to auditing, forensic accounting, business valuation, healthcare consulting, accounting, financial and IT outsourcing and reputation and crisis management services.
The firm is headquartered in Rochester with offices in Buffalo, Corning, the Finger Lakes and New York City.