Wauwatosa-based accounting and consulting firm Wipfli LLP has acquired its fourth Chicago-area firm in the past 13 months, today completing a combination with Horwich Coleman Levin LLC.

Horwich Coleman Levin is based in downtown Chicago and offers audit, tax and advisory services. Founded in 2005, HCL is focused on assisting investment funds, and offers forensic accounting and litigation support, alternative dispute resolution and IT consulting services.

In the non-cash transaction, all 18 of HCL’s employees, five of whom are partners, will join Wipfli. They will continue operating out of the existing office, where the nameplate will be changed to Wipfli. Read the full story here.