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A new survey from Grant Thornton revealed that chief financial officers (CFOs) are more optimistic about the U.S. economy than they’ve been in nearly three years.   Grant Thornton’s Q1 2024 CFO survey, which polled 273 senior finance leaders... Read Story
April 16, 2024, 07:42 AM

A new survey from Grant Thornton shows that mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professionals are highly optimistic about the state of dealmaking. The survey, which polled 238 M&A professionals, found that 81% of respondents expect deal volume to increase... Read Story
March 26, 2024, 09:05 AM

Grant Thornton and New Mountain Capital, a leading growth-oriented investment firm with approximately $50 billion in assets under management, announced a significant growth investment to accelerate Grant Thornton’s business strategy. Grant Thornton... Read Story
March 18, 2024, 08:02 AM

Grant Thornton welcomed Chris Scarpa to the firm’s Asset Management industry practice in Philadelphia. Scarpa joins Grant Thornton as a Tax principal, and he will use his nearly 30 years of experience to further strengthen the firm’s service... Read Story
March 13, 2024, 07:30 AM

Grant Thornton announced that Alasdair Trotter has joined the firm as national managing principal of Growth Advisory within the Advisory Services practice. Trotter assumes the role from interim leader Scott McGurl, a longstanding principal who will... Read Story
March 01, 2024, 07:50 AM

A new survey from Grant Thornton revealed that chief financial officers (CFOs) have dramatically higher expectations compared to the most recent quarters. In fact, the majority of CFOs are confident in their ability to meet business goals related to... Read Story
February 09, 2024, 07:40 AM

Grant Thornton announced that Claudia Douglass has joined the firm as a principal and Healthcare industry growth leader. Douglass, a former chief operating officer and strategy leader who brings three decades of healthcare experience to Grant... Read Story
January 30, 2024, 07:14 AM

A new survey on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) disputes from Grant Thornton revealed that dispute activity has increased — along with an increase in overall deal volume. The 2023 M&A Dispute Survey polled 150 active deal participants on both the... Read Story
December 08, 2023, 08:00 AM

Grant Thornton named Lisa Heacock its new market managing partner for Portland and the Seattle metro area. Heacock has served in a succession of leadership roles for the firm along the West Coast, and she possesses more than 25 years of experience in... Read Story
November 01, 2023, 07:13 AM

A new Grant Thornton survey of merger and acquisition (M&A) professionals found that after a lengthy period of respite, M&A activity is expected to rebound in the second half of this year. The survey, which polled 150 U.S.-based M&A professionals... Read Story
September 01, 2023, 08:04 AM

Grant Thornton named new leaders within its Industry practice and across the country. The firm has appointed Andrea Schulz to lead its Technology industry practice and Russell Norris to lead its Transportation Industry practice. It has also named new... Read Story
August 18, 2023, 07:55 AM

Grant Thornton appointed two new leaders to the firm’s Audit Quality & Risk practice. Kendra Decker will serve as the national managing partner of the firm’s Professional Practice, effective immediately. In this role, Decker will be responsible for... Read Story
August 11, 2023, 07:34 AM

A new survey from Grant Thornton revealed that chief financial officers (CFOs) are heavily focused on two areas that could lead to revenue gains: building and preserving a workforce that can help drive them toward growth; and investing in technology... Read Story
July 26, 2023, 07:52 AM

Grant Thornton is expanding its private equity capabilities by hiring Bill McManus and Alex Arata to lead the firm’s Value Creation Planning services offering. In these roles, McManus and Arata will provide Grant Thornton’s private equity clients and... Read Story
June 22, 2023, 07:00 AM

Grant Thornton appointed several new leaders who will help further advance the firm’s business strategy and accelerate its growth for the benefit of clients and team members. The new leaders complement recent additions to the firm’s Senior Leadership... Read Story
June 15, 2023, 07:33 AM

Grant Thornton elevated five professionals to its Senior Leadership Team to help the firm further execute its long-term growth strategy, which is creating compelling value for clients and team members.  New leaders focused on firm transformation and... Read Story
November 17, 2022, 07:00 AM

A new Grant Thornton survey of merger and acquisition (M&A) professionals finds that almost three-fourths (72%) expect deal volume to increase over the next six months, despite rising interest rates threatening access to capital and uncertainty about... Read Story
November 01, 2022, 07:45 AM

A new survey from Grant Thornton LLP, one of America’s largest audit, tax and advisory firms, reveals a sharp and continual decline in optimism for chief financial officers (CFOs) across the country. Many of the same factors contributing to pessimism... Read Story
September 21, 2022, 07:50 AM

Tony Banks, a director in the Dallas office of Grant Thornton LLP, has been elected to the board of directors of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Banks, who was previously the president of ACG’s Dallas-Fort Worth chapter, has over 25 years... Read Story
August 15, 2022, 07:46 AM

Grant Thornton named Kevin Zubor its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Zubor assumes the role from interim CFO Jim Peko, who will continue in his longstanding role as the firm’s chief operating officer.Zubor, a skilled executive with extensive... Read Story
March 24, 2022, 08:05 AM

Grant Thornton named Mark Margulies as its managing partner for South Florida, including the firm’s offices in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, effective immediately.Margulies is an experienced leader whose accounting career spans more than 30 years. He... Read Story
November 17, 2021, 07:14 AM

According to a recent survey by Grant Thornton LLP, the majority of merger and acquisition (M&A) dealmakers expect a surge in deal volume, especially in the technology, retail, hospitality and insurance industries.For this survey of M&A professionals... Read Story
September 23, 2021, 08:04 AM

The Grant Thornton Partnership Board named Seth Siegel, 49, as the firm’s CEO-elect. Siegel will succeed Grant Thornton’s current CEO, Brad Preber, when Preber retires on July 31, 2022 after almost two decades in leadership roles at the firm.The... Read Story
September 16, 2021, 06:00 AM

Grant Thornton is expanding its fraud and forensics services by hiring fraud mitigation veteran Linda Miller as a principal in the firm’s fraud and forensics practice. The firm has also hired David Cappellina as a fraud and forensics managing... Read Story
September 01, 2021, 07:34 AM

Grant Thornton is expanding its restructuring-services offerings for oil and gas by hiring Loretta Cross and John Baumgartner. Based in Houston, Cross and Baumgartner join as managing directors who will be part of the firm’s Strategy and Transactions... Read Story
February 19, 2021, 07:45 AM

Kirk Waldrop has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Operations Transformation practice within Advisory Services.In this role, he will help deliver supply chain transformation services to the firm’s private equity clients.... Read Story
August 21, 2020, 09:15 AM

Grant Thornton LLP has named Robert Shea as its national managing principal for Public Policy, effective August 1, 2020. He succeeds Mary Moore Hamrick, who will retire at the end of this fiscal year in accordance with Grant Thornton’s mandatory... Read Story
July 01, 2020, 08:20 AM

Grant Thornton LLP has named David Hazels to take the helm of its Advisory Services practice, and Renato Zanichelli to lead its Tax Services practice.The firm has also named Jim Peko as its chief operating officer (COO), while tapping Jamie Fowler... Read Story
December 24, 2019, 09:00 AM

The rebound in retail sales is weaker than headline figures suggest, according to an analysis by Grant Thornton's Chief Economist Diane Swonk.Swonk notes that Banks have also tightened credit card standards and are approving less new credit, which... Read Story
December 05, 2019, 08:40 AM

Bill Fasel has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Strategic Solutions practice within Advisory Services. In this role, he will leverage the firm’s financial advisory and transformation capabilities to deliver turnaround... Read Story
September 12, 2019, 08:00 AM

Grant Thornton LLP has promoted Billy Moore from chief financial officer (CFO) to a newly formed role as chairman of the firm’s Operating Committee. Further, the firm has tapped Grant Thornton veteran Sam Shaw to succeed Moore as CFO. In his new... Read Story
November 21, 2018, 07:12 AM

Acclaimed economic advisor Diane Swonk has joined Grant Thornton LLP as chief economist. Based in the firm’s Chicago headquarters, Swonk will enhance client services with her economic forecasting acumen and significant experience advising U.S. policy... Read Story
January 08, 2018, 07:25 AM

Business optimism in the United States has surged to a record high of 80 percent, according to the latest Grant Thornton mid-market business survey, The International Business Report. This jump in optimism among mid-market decision-makers bodes well... Read Story
April 11, 2017, 07:04 AM

The most important international markets and opportunities for U.S. middle market companies lie within the Americas, according to a new report from the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM). This finding, detailed in the NCMM's "Winning in the... Read Story
September 16, 2016, 08:16 AM

U.S. middle market companies recorded 7.2 percent average revenue growth in the second quarter of 2016, building upon already strong growth figures from Q1, according to the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM). Combined with solid jobs gains... Read Story
July 28, 2016, 07:41 AM

Kenneth Yormark has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) practice. Yormark will support Grant Thornton’s fraud investigation and dispute services in New York and New England."Ken brings... Read Story
June 15, 2016, 07:58 AM

Less than one-half (net 46 percent) of U.S. businesses are optimistic about the future, according to the first quarter 2016 results of the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR). Figures throughout the world are more pessimistic, with... Read Story
April 18, 2016, 07:21 AM

The National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) has announced SunTrust Banks, Inc. as its new primary sponsor. The multi-year agreement will enable the NCMM to continue providing insights and analyses that drive growth, jobs and competitiveness in... Read Story
March 16, 2016, 07:28 AM

Manufacturing executives know that “innovation” is the key to long-term success, but just how to innovate might be the biggest question. As a result, it’s not an either-or but a holistic approach that could foster more growth, as all three of the... Read Story
December 30, 2015, 07:48 AM

Gavin/Solmonese LLC announced that Anne Eberhardt has joined the firm as a senior director in its Valuation and Litigation Consulting practice. Based in New York City, Eberhardt will be instrumental in furthering the firm’s expert witness practice... Read Story
March 18, 2015, 07:59 AM

Gavin/Solmonese LLC announced it has hired Pamela O’Neill as Managing Director and Leader of its Litigation Consulting practice. Pamela provides advisory services to clients across a broad range of industries with a particularly strong expertise in... Read Story
December 15, 2014, 07:48 AM

Gavin/Solmonese LLC announced that it has hired Kathryn McGlynn to join the firm’s growing Corporate Recovery practice. As a Director, McGlynn will work on engagements for borrowers, debtors, creditors and creditors’ committees, and on litigation... Read Story
October 24, 2014, 07:37 AM

Mike Sullivan has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Transaction Advisory Services practice, based in New York. Sullivan has substantial experience working closely with private equity investors and operators, often acting... Read Story
March 10, 2014, 07:19 AM

After years of focus on cost reductions and operational efficiencies, executives and producers in the food and beverage industry are feeling confident again, according to the 2013 Grant Thornton Global Food and Beverage study “Hunger for... Read Story
October 11, 2013, 07:09 AM

Optimism for the nation’s economic outlook among U.S. business leaders rose to a net balance of 55 percent in second quarter 2013 from 31 percent in the previous quarter. This is the highest level recorded since 2005, according to the latest data... Read Story
July 17, 2013, 07:29 AM

The Yorkshire Post reports equity investor NVM has backed the management buyout of Britain’s largest independent furniture manufacturer. The Newcastle-based fund invested £7m into Buoyant Holdings, with asset based lender PNC Business Credit... Read Story
July 15, 2013, 07:14 AM

During the past year, chief financial officers (CFOs) have grown significantly more confident in the U.S. economy, according to the 2013 Spring CFO Survey from Grant Thornton LLP. The survey findings reveal that 45 percent of respondents believe the... Read Story
May 16, 2013, 08:01 AM

SSG Capital Advisors acted as the exclusive investment banker to Whitley Products, Inc.  in the sale of certain operating assets to Tricorn Group plc ("Tricorn"). The transaction closed in March 2013. With a history of over 60 years, Whitley... Read Story
May 02, 2013, 07:52 AM

On the heels of a pessimistic outlook during the fourth quarter of 2012, U.S. business leaders show signs of increased optimism in the performance of the nation’s economy according to the latest data from the Grant Thornton International Business... Read Story
April 10, 2013, 07:04 AM

Corporate restructuring and public affairs strategies firm Gavin/Solmonese has expanded its team with the addition of turnaround expert Timothy G. Skillman as a managing director in its Los Angeles office. With more than 25 years of turnaround... Read Story
January 15, 2013, 05:02 PM

Nearly 70 percent of chief financial officers of U.S. companies believe the U.S. economy will either improve or remain stable during the next six months, according to the 2012 Fall CFO Survey from Grant Thornton. The survey findings reveal that 39... Read Story
December 13, 2012, 08:10 AM

Grant Thornton announced the appointment of James A. Peko as the new national managing principal of the Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Services practice. “Jim has been an integral part of the transition of our business model to one that best... Read Story
November 30, 2012, 03:00 PM

Daniel Galante has joined Grant Thornton LLP as the National Managing Partner of the firm’s Transaction Advisory Service practice. He takes over from Steve Brady, who will continue as a Transaction Advisory Services partner. Galante will be based in... Read Story
October 12, 2012, 07:00 AM