Mergers and Acquisitions

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Baldwins expands into Shropshire with Turner Peachey deal

Acquisitive Midlands firm expands its reach

18 Nov 2014

Quids In

Biggest firms drive toughest bargain in M&A deals

Selling out to one of the 100 biggest practices is likely to see a lower price than to one of the next tier, claims Retiring Accountant

17 Oct 2014

Larking Gowen completes merger with medical specialist

Larking Gowen confirms merger with Colchester-based medical accountants Hubbard Lloyd

03 Oct 2014

Harrow-based RDP Newmans merge with sole practitioner

RDP Newmans and Lewis Allen & Co complete merger

18 Sep 2014

KATO Consulting and Foulger Underwood announce merger

Pracitce marriage brokers get married, and become FOULGER UNDERWOODKATO

08 Sep 2014

Haslers advises on engineering firm’s MBO

Haslers helps secure the management buy-out of engineering firm Trocholics

02 Sep 2014

Baker Tilly in merger with Scottish firm

Aberdeen-based firm Simpson Forsyth joins Baker Tilly in merger

29 Aug 2014

East Anglian firms Aston Shaw and Morgan Woods merge

Newly-formed business retains the Aston Shaw name, operating five offices with 70 staff

29 Jul 2014

Baker Tilly sells employee benefits business

Baker Tilly sells employee benefits business to insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher & Co

24 Jul 2014

US Treasury secretary in move to stop tax ‘inversion’

US Treasury secretary Jack Lew is seeking to invoke 'economic patriotism' in order to prevent further tax 'inversions'

16 Jul 2014

Swindon-based firms merge to create £2m turnover firm

British Accountancy Awards finalist BHG merges with Swindon-based practice

25 Jun 2014

French Duncan expands with Abercrombie Gemmell deal

Abercrombie Gemmell will be rebranded as French Duncan

17 Jun 2014

Begbies Traynor acquires London-based corporate insolvency group

Begbies Traynor Group acquires Ian Franses Associates for £0.6m, with further £1.4m to be paid dependent on performance

16 Jun 2014

The Practitioner: Bringing clients together backfires

The Practitioner looks to drive business through client collaboration. It doesn't work.

11 Jun 2014

Firms merge in Dorset expansion drive

Aspen Waite and Pinder Cox merge, as further services lined up for Dorset clients

06 Jun 2014

KPMG acquires IT consultancy Safira

Acquisition positions KPMG as leading provider of business process management solutions

04 Jun 2014

Baker Tilly sells ex-Tenon personal financial advice unit to Towry

Baker Tilly and Towry sign another private client deal

30 Apr 2014

TGS Taylorcocks and Bicknell Sanders complete merger

Farnham-based firms TGS Taylorcocks and Bicknell Sanders merge

29 Apr 2014

Iris acquires HR and payroll provider

Iris acquires HR and payroll provider Cascade

29 Apr 2014

Whitley Stimpson expands into Bicester with merger

Whitley Stimpson merges with Baxter Payne & Haigh

08 Apr 2014

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