SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SingerLewak LLP, a full service accounting, tax and advisory firm has merged with the former San Francisco office of Acquavell, Chiarelli, Shuster, Berkower & Co. LLP (ACSB), increasing its presence in Northern California. The union will bring over the strategic insights and expertise of Partner Daniel Won and six other employees to create a more robust offering of specialized services such as working with hedge funds, private equity/venture capital funds, and investment advisors. The business focus going forward will be to target companies in various industries including: Professional Services, Technology and Retail & Franchise. Daniel Won, CPA has over twenty-five years of experience in public accounting, covering both tax and audit engagements in numerous industry sectors. His specialized experience also includes services to U.S. subsidiaries of Japanese and Italian companies, as well as to Estates, Trusts and Private Foundations. "We are delighted about this merger and are pleased to welcome Daniel and his staff to SingerLewak. Daniel will be imperative in spearheading our growth and expansion in Northern California as he adds critical depth and resources to our firm's offerings to the Financial Institution verticals including, hedge funds and private equity companies," said Harmeet Singh, Regional Managing Partner at SingerLewak. "Daniel will play an integral role in expanding services and expertise offered by our Northern California office. He has built the practice in San Francisco and we are pleased and confident to have him continue to forge in-roads as part of SingerLewak." "I am excited to join SingerLewak as together we can more effectively expand our services in Northern California. SingerLewak's reputation and expertise complements our industry position and gives us the deeper expertise to take our work with hedge funds, private equity and investment advisors to the next level. We are confident that with this merger, we will be able to better serve clients," said Mr. Won.