Mintz Group, who are known for their investigative and due diligence work, have expanded their operations in Asia by acquiring research and investigation firm, Barber Mullan & Associates (BM&A).
This is a real sign of intent, as BM&A hold a strong position within the Southeast Asia market.
Mintz Group President and CEO, Tim Whipple, spoke about this in a statement announcing the deal. He said: “This acquisition strengthens Mintz Group’s capabilities in a complex part of the world, further reinforcing our commitment to provide our clients with the solutions they need to most effectively assess risks and win disputes.”
Mr Whipple was also keen to add that BM&A is a company they know and trust.
“We have worked with BM&A for more than a decade and have learned first-hand that Jack Mullan, Ian Roberts and team share our commitment to thorough, transparent investigative work, even in opaque and challenging markets. I am delighted to welcome Jack, Ian and the entire team to the Mintz Group,” he added.
Jack Mullan, founder of BM&A, was keen to mention that this was a deal that benefits all parties. He said: “I am thrilled to augment the Mintz team with our expertise in Southeast Asia. The Mintz Group’s truly global capabilities enable us to more completely address clients’ needs and help even more clients tackle the complex challenges they face in this region.”
The combined firm will have more than 400 employees in 18 offices.