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CliftonLarsonAllen acquires segment of Agstar Financial Services

CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), ranked as one of the nation's top 10 certified public accounting and consulting firms, recently acquired the tax and accounting business segments of AgStar Financial Services. The acquisition went into effect on July 1.

AgStar is a Cooperative Farm Credit Association that provides accounting and tax services. Together, CLA and AgStar will incorporate tax planning, tax compliance and a service bureau with all accounting services. AgStar clients will continue to receive the tax and accounting services they've come to expect, with the added benefit of a comprehensive team of specialists.

"Coming together with AgStar will expand our industry specialization," said CLA managing partner Terry Enger. "Together, our two organizations will be a powerhouse in this industry, delivering a new level of knowledge and insight, which means better things for clients and employees."

Seventeen professionals, including partner Rod Mauszycki, will join CLA. Mauszycki has served as director of tax for AgStar since 2009 and brings a broad range of corporate, partnership and individual tax matters to his new role with CLA.

"This combination is a perfect fit for our clients, allowing us to bring more value to those using AgStar's tax and accounting services," said Wick Manley, executive vice president and chief relationship management officer of AgStar.

AgStar professionals will join CLA offices in south and central Minnesota and in northern Wisconsin.

CLA serves privately held businesses and their owners, as well as nonprofits and governmental entities. With a staff of more than 3,600 professionals, it operates from more than 90 offices across the country.

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