J.S. Held expands forensic accounting practice with the acquisition of HSNO. View press release.


J.S. Held Expands Forensic Accounting Practice with Acquisition of HSNO

JERICHO, N.Y. – June 3, 2019 – J.S. Held, a global consulting firm, announced today that it has acquired Hagen, Streiff, Newton, & Oshiro, Accountants, PC ("HSNO"). HSNO is a forensic accounting firm internationally recognized for their expertise on matters involving insurance, legal, economic, corporate, energy services, and cyber fraud.

With the knowledge and experience of the HSNO team, this acquisition strengthens J.S. Held’s ability to support clients on matters of all types requiring forensic accounting expertise. Founded in 1973, HSNO now has more than 80 professionals, located in 12 offices. The HSNO team has experience solving problems for the insurance, legal, and public/private sectors. This includes a broad range of experience from financial and data analysis, review of relevant economic issues, expert witness testimony, evidence gathering, and administrative support.

“We are excited to add the experience and expertise of HSNO. This further expands our forensic accounting services across the world, while strengthening our resources throughout the country,” said Jon Held, Chief Executive Officer of J.S. Held. “Through the addition of such a knowledgeable and experienced team, this expansion builds upon one of our foundational pillars: to deliver an unparalleled client experience.”

HSNO will join the J.S. Held team of more than 600 consultants around the globe. Existing HSNO clients will now have access to J.S. Held’s suite of specialized services including construction consulting; property damage assessment; water and fire restoration consulting; surety services; project and program management; equipment consulting; forensic architecture and engineering; forensic accounting; and environmental, health, and safety services.

“HSNO is excited to become part of the J.S. Held team and gain additional resources and expertise that will better serve our clients,” said Peter Hagen, Chief Executive Officer of HSNO. “We are respected for our accounting expertise, service, and integrity in many of the same industries and share the same values, which will be paramount to our joint success.”

J.S. Held was founded in 1974 and provides specialized consulting to better address complex construction, environmental, accounting, and economic matters globally. Following its continued growth trajectory and commitment to unparalleled client service, HSNO is the firm’s 19th acquisition since 2015 and its largest to date. J.S. Held now has over 60 offices across the U.S. and Canada, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East.

About J.S. Held LLC

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm with expertise in construction, environmental health & safety, forensic accounting, water & fire restoration, equipment, and forensic architecture & engineering matters.

J.S. Held brings together years of unrivaled technical expertise and unparalleled service to deliver reliable, comprehensive solutions to its clients. J.S. Held is renowned for recruiting and cultivating distinguished experts and being a trusted partner on the world’s most complex construction, environmental, accounting, and economic matters.