New York, N.Y. – Nationally ranked WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum), a top public accounting and advisory firm, has been recognized for strength in client service with the Best Advisory Firm – Client Service honor at the recently held ALT Credit Intelligence US Services Awards. The firm was honored at the annual event, hosted by HFM at the Yale Club in New York City to celebrate the achievements of industry standouts who have outperformed their peer group during the past 12 months.

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“The Withum Financial Services Group was recognized as the top performer in the audit firm/client service category – edging out an impressive roster within our competitive set that includes some Big 4 firms,” said Partner Tom Angell, CPA, practice leader of Withum’s Financial Services Group.

Withum’s Financial Services Group serves a diverse roster of hedge fund, private equity and venture capital clients, including domestic funds, offshore funds and fund of funds. From start-ups to long-established organizations, Withum’s team of auditors, tax professionals and internal quality control specialists advance their clients’ strategies and objectives while ensuring compliance with reporting and tax compliance standards.

Withum also is one of the top Non-Big-Four accounting firms in the IPO marketplace. In addition, the firm serves real estate opportunity funds, mortgage bankers, broker-dealers and regulated investment companies.

Established in 1974, Withum is a regional CPA and advisory firm with offices across eight states, including one in New York City, and Grand Cayman. The firm, which has nearly 1,000 staff members and annual revenue of $170 million, is committed to providing quality services and innovative solutions to businesses, not-for-profits, individuals and communities. As one of the nation’s largest accounting firms, Withum also is a member of HLB International, a worldwide network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers committed to assisting clients build and expand globally.