Morison International and KS International Merge to Create a US$1 Billion Association

Feb 08, 2016, 05:48 ET from Morison International

LONDON, February 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Morison International (MI) and KS International (KSi) have merged to form a US$1 billion strong international association. The name of the new association will be Morison KSi.

Morison KSi will have 1,201 partners, 8,990 professional staff, and 375 offices in 88 countries. The merger will be effective as of 1 April 2016.

Both associations are well known for their focus on personal relationships, highly selective approaches to membership recruitment and share a commitment to maintaining their association status. The merger is built on a shared culture that is dynamic, ambitious and client focused.

"The merger of KSi and Morison International is a very exciting development. Together we have more resources, skills, experience, depth, breadth and reach, but most importantly the merger is built on a shared culture and commitment to working with only the highest quality firms to serve our clients' international needs," says Mark Levenfus, Chairman of MI, and Chairman of Morison KSi.

"After overseeing 26 years of year-on-year growth and record levels of business referred around the world, this merger provides a greater footprint for KSi to pursue new opportunities, build stronger connections for clients and ultimately enhance our service offerings," says Sir Michael Snyder, Chairman of KSi.

The merger provides MI with a strong UK member firm and expanded US representation, as well as further high quality firms across the globe including Europe, Asia and Latin America. For KSi, the merger provides a solid platform to accelerate the association's growth ambitions.

Mark Levenfus (Managing Partner, Marks Paneth LLP, New York, USA) will serve as Chairman and the Vice Chairman will be Graham Tyler (Partner, Kingston Smith LLP, London, UK). Liza Robbins will be CEO of the combined association.

For further information, please contact:

Liza Robbins
CEO, Morison KSi
T: +44-20-7638-4005
E: lrobbins@morisonksi.com
W: http://www.morisoninternational.com

Mark Levenfus
Chairman of Morison KSi
T: +1-212-503-8846
E: mlevenfus@markspaneth.com
W: http://www.markspaneth.com

SOURCE Morison International