January 24, 2014

Marcum Leads Audit Industry in SEC Client Gains for Fourth Quarter

Marcum Leads Audit Industry in SEC Client Gains for Fourth Quarter SEC Advisory

New York City, NYMarcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm, secured more net new Securities and Exchange Commission clients in the fourth quarter of 2013 than all other national audit firms, including the Big Four. According to Audit Analytics data published today in Accounting Today, Marcum’s SEC practice had a net gain of five new SEC clients for the quarter, a period during which six of the top 12 firms posted net losses or zero change in SEC engagements.

“Our fourth quarter results rounded off a very productive year for our SEC practice,” said David C. Bukzin, Partner-in-Charge of Marcum’s SEC Practice Group. “We started out 2013 with an extremely strong first quarter, when we were the top gainer among all non-Big Four national auditing firms. Our continued momentum throughout the year is a gratifying reflection of the trust our clients place in Marcum and the superior service we are committed to delivering to support their growth and ongoing success. We look forward to an even stronger 2014.”

Marcum’s SEC practice produces the annual Marcum MicroCap Conference in New York City. In 2013, more than 125 presenting companies and 1850 institutional investors, buy- and sell-side analysts, investment bankers and others attended. The 2014 event will be held on May 29. Complete information is available at www.marcumllp.com/microcap.

Marcum is a registered Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) firm. Marcum’s Assurance Division provides the most up-to-date service and guidance on SEC accounting and reporting issues. Services include Financial Statement Audits in accordance with PCAOB standards; Tax Compliance and Advisory Services; Due Diligence; Agreed-Upon Procedures and Other Attest Work; Internal Audit Services; Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance Services and Software; Technical Accounting Assistance; and IPO Assistance.

About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.

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