St. Louis, - Of the Top 200 Accounting Firms in the U.S., Anders CPAs + Advisors comes in at #112 in the 2015 survey by The Platt Group, publishers of INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). In this sixth annual ranking of Beyond the IPA 100, this list picks up where the IPA 100 left off, and identifies the largest firms in the nation ranking from No. 101 to No. 200. Anders has moved up 12 spots since our #124 ranking in 2014.

For the most recent fiscal year, IPA 200 firms range in size from $15 million to $32.4 million, and from 58 to 235 staff. These firms employee more than 11,600 staff across the nation, down 3% from last year.

"The IPA 200 averaged 5.4% top-line growth, and 4.7% growth in the bottom line," says Michael Platt, principal of the Platt Group.

"Similar to their IPA 100 peers, the IPA 200 are also engaged in acquisitions to grow in size, scope and capability, with 18 mergers reported for the group last year, pulling more than 180 staff and more than $13 million into the aggregate numbers of the group," says Kelly Platt.

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