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Harding & Pullein founded in England. Joined by Frederick Whinney

1849

Whinney made a partner

1859

Thomas Clarkson starts a trustee and receivership firm in Toronto

1864

Harding & Pullein renamed Whinney, Smith & Whinney

1894

Arthur Young starts his first firm, Stuart and Young, in Chicago

1894

Arthur and brother Stanley form Arthur Young & Company in Chicago

1906

Arthur Young allies with Broad Paterson & Co, England

1924

Ernst & Ernst allies with Whinney, Smith & Whinney

1924

Clarkson allies with Woods Gordon & Co to expand into management consulting

1939

Clarkson Gordon & Co allies with Arthur Young & Co

1944

Ernst & Whinney forms and becomes the 4th largest accountancy firm in the world

1979

Arthur Young’s European offices join several large local European firms

1979

Arthur Young merges with Ernst & Whinney to create Ernst & Young

1989

Ernst & Young unveils a new, integrated global organization

2000