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Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP adds John W. Clegg & Company

By Michael Cohn

November 15, 2018 3:55 pm (Aggregated from Accounting Today)

Details: Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP has merged in John W. Clegg & Company, a Providence-based firm, effective Nov. 1, 2018.

The merger brings Sansiveri’s workforce up to over 60 employees and is expected to build upon the foundation that Clegg has established over the past 57 years. Financial terms were not disclosed. Prior to the merger, Clegg was a nine-person firm with two partners, and Sansiveri was a 43-person firm with seven partners. Jason DaPonte will continue to lead Sansiveri as managing partner, while Dennis C. DiBenedetto and Frederick K. Uttley of John W. Clegg & Company will joining the team as partners.

“The addition of John W. Clegg & Company’s talented team reinforces our ability to provide top-notch service and performance to the numerous businesses and organizations in the region,” said DaPonte in a statement. “We’ve taken a hard look at John W. Clegg & Company, and we know that together we can innovate in several key areas and core competencies, as well as maintain Sansiveri’s commitment to stay locally owned, controlled, and managed — like so many of the clients we serve.”

The deal adds to Sansiveri’s footprint in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts and will give Clegg’s staff opportunities to grow as well. Sansiveri has been providing audit, accounting, forensic, financial planning, valuation, tax, strategic planning and business consulting throughout Southeastern New England since 1975.

“Sansiveri’s leadership team and associates have a deep respect for who we are, our history, and where we want to go,” stated DiBenedetto. “This merger represents a vision that we’ve held for many years: to be able to do more — and to continue do better — for our clients.”

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The combined firm will be headquartered at Sansiveri’s current location in Providence, while maintaining Clegg’s current location in North Kingstown.

“We are thrilled to welcome the employees and clients of John W. Clegg & Company to Sansiveri,” said DaPonte. “We are looking forward to what lies ahead and will continue to work together to support the livelihood and vitality of the organizations that we serve.”