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Russell Bedford US network boosted by addition of SKP, New York

January 2015


Founded in 1955 and located in the heart of New York City, SKP is a six-partner CPA firm with more than 50 professional and support staff. The firm’s clients range from high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs, start-ups and family businesses to professional practices, investment funds and major international corporations. The firm is especially well known for its services to organisations and individuals in the creative and performing arts and entertainment sector.

In addition to its audit, accounting and tax consultancy services, SKP has gained a market-leading reputation for its forensic accounting practice, as well as its specialist practice in the outsourcing of licensing and royalty accounting and management.

Bill Rucci, chairman of Russell Bedford International, commented: “The addition of Spielman Koenigsberg & Parker marks a major step forward in the strategic development of our US network, giving us a new and substantial presence in the nation’s international business capital. SKP’s specialisations in the performing arts, entertainment and sports industries, in particular, have resulted in it achieving a reputation and profile far beyond New York. We are delighted to welcome such a well-respected firm into our organisation.”

Spielman Koenigsberg & Parker co-managing partner Richard Koenigsberg added: “SKP has seen considerable expansion as our clients grow their businesses throughout the United States and worldwide. Russell Bedford’s established network – both within the United States and outside of it – is the ideal vehicle for us in meeting our clients’ increasing needs for multijurisdictional compliance services and strategic advice.”