Armanino Press Release
Press Release
Silicon Valley’s Fastest Growing Companies Choose Armanino
50% of Last Dozen Silicon Valley IPOs Work with California’s Largest Accounting and Business Consulting Firm

SAN RAMON, CA (November 12, 2013) – ArmaninoLLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm in California and the 29th largest firm in the United States, provides IPO Readiness, SOX compliance and a variety of financial and tax consulting services to 9 of the last 18 Silicon Valley companies to file for IPO or go public.

“Rocket Fuel relies on Armanino for everything from IT project management, accounting and tax consulting. Their experienced consultants walked us through the complexities with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) laws and prepared us prior to going public,” said Peter Bardwick, CFO of Rocket Fuel, which provides a real-time digital advertising platform.

Fast-growing companies have multiple, high-priority reporting and financial operations needs and Armanino’s consultants have real world experience as former CFOs in public companies.

“Leading, growth-oriented companies continue to pick Armanino because our consultants know how to guide them through the demands that go along with an IPO,” says Tom Mescall, Partner-in-Charge of Consulting for Armanino. “We are a trusted business partner to CFOs, CEOs and Board Members that want to ensure the IPO preparedness process goes smoothly.”

Armanino provides a broad range of consulting services, including IPO preparedness, S-1 preparation, SOX compliance, business continuity planning, equity accounting, valuations, SEC reporting, outsourced accounting, implementation of ERP, CRM, business intelligence, budgeting and forecasting, and portal solutions, and tax consulting.

“As a recently public company, Marketo will need to bring its systems and internal controls into SOX compliance for fiscal 2014 and we chose Armanino to partner with us on this critical business process,” said Brian Kinion, VP of Finance at Marketo, Inc., which began trading on Nasdaq in May 2013. Marketo provides cloud-based marketing software platform that enables organizations to engage in modern relationship marketing. 

November 12, 2013

About ArmaninoLLP

Armanino LLP ( is one of the 25 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, consulting and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. The firm helps clients adapt and change in every stage of business, from startup through rapid growth to the sale of a company. Armanino emphasizes smart technology, leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. Armanino is an independent member firm of Moore North America Inc. (MNA), which is itself a regional member of Moore Global Network Limited (MGNL), one of the world's major accounting and consulting membership organizations. All the firms associated with MNA and MGNL are independent entities, owned and managed in each location. Their membership in, or association with, MNA or MGNL should not be construed as constituting or implying any partnership between them. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates its division, AMF Media Group (, a media and communications services agency. Its affiliate, Intersect Capital ( is an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management firm.

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