Feb 11, 2015

Prager Metis CPAs, LLC Expands Los Angeles Presence; Merges with Bruce Kolbrenner & Co, Inc.

Feb 11, 2015  |  Press Releases
Los Angeles-based Music & Entertainment Focused Firm to Join Forces with Prager Metis.

Prager Metis CPAs, LLC, a leading accounting and advisory firm with offices in the U.S. and London, announces their merger with Bruce Kolbrenner & Co., Inc, a firm based in Los Angeles, CA. The merger officially took place on February 1, 2015.

With an office located on Wilshire Boulevard in West Los Angeles, the merger will expand the Prager Metis presence in the LA area by offering two offices in the region.

 “We welcome their addition,” says Joseph Rust, Managing Partner of the Prager Metis office in Los Angeles, CA. “We’re excited that this merger enables us to serve our music & entertainment clients better in the Los Angeles market, as well as nationally and internationally, and for the Kolbrenner clients, joining forces establishes a deeper breadth of support and services.”

“Bringing Bruce on board is essential to our plans to expand our resources and further strengthen our reputation as the “go-to” expert in entertainment business management,” says David Neste, Co-Managing Partner. “With his extensive background in the music & entertainment industry, and as a noted expert witness for the music industry, Bruce has a unique expertise that few possess.”

Founded in 1984, Bruce Kolbrenner & Co., Inc. provides business management, tour accounting, royalty auditing, tax and valuation services for high-net-worth individuals in the entertainment industries and their affiliated entities. Bruce is also a noted expert witness testifying in entertainment-based cases for over 30 years particularly in the music industry.

“Prager Metis has a strong presence in the music and entertainment industry and extensive experience in many other areas,” says Kolbrenner. “The depth of their expertise in international tax law and vast auditing capablities will benefit my clients immensly. I’m very excited to join the Prager Metis team.”

For more information, contact Diane Walsh at 212.643.0099, Ext. 125 or dwalsh@pragermetis.com.

About Prager Metis CPAs, LLC

Headquartered in New York City, and with offices in New York, New Jersey, California, and London, Prager Metis CPAs, LLC, an affiliate of Prager Metis International, LLC, is one of the nation’s fastest growing accounting and advisory firms, offering a full range of accounting, audit, tax, consulting, and international services. Prager Metis is a Top 100 Accounting Firm.

Predecessor firm Prager & Fenton LLP was founded in 1920 with the sole purpose to provide business management and accounting service to the entertainment and music industry. They have an unparalleled reputation in the industry and have had locations in Los Angeles and London for 50 years to service their music clientele better.