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    McGladrey Is Glad to Have McGladrey Back, Says McGladrey Partner

    By | December 2, 2011

    Back in August, we learned that 1040 factory H&R Block was putting RSM McGladrey (aka McGladrey) out to pasture. By all accounts, H&RB was pretty excited to get rid of RSM (aka McGladrey), as the business was a bit of a drag on the rest of the company. Crain's reports that the deal finally closed today and at least one McGladrey (aka McGladrey) partner is equally excited to have their old RSM (aka McGladrey) back:

    The move means the reunited McGladery, which has 6,500 employees—600 of them in New York—should be better positioned to compete against such industry-leading firms as PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte. “We are a great alternative to the Big Four,” said Tom Ferreira, who heads McGladrey's Northeast practice. […] "We're happy to be independent again, all together under one roof," he said.

    Your loss, H&RB (not aka McGladrey).

    Accounting firm escapes from soured H&R Block deal [Crain's]