Mergers and Acquisitions

RSM Tenon

Baker Tilly walks away from RSM Tenon 'shares' deal

Baker Tilly announces it does not want to buy the share capital of RSM Tenon but is still interested in its rival's assets - RSM Tenon suspends shares

22 Aug 2013

RSM Tenon

Investors likely to receive scraps or nothing in RSM Tenon deal

RSM Tenon says Baker Tilly deal will return minimal, if any, value to investors

16 Aug 2013

Merger

Colin: Match made in heaven?

Colin takes a wry look at the news of merger discussions between Baker Tilly and RSM Tenon

26 Jul 2013

BDO in office renovation to make room for PKF staff

BDO is in the process of refurbishing its London office in preparation for the accommodation of PKF staff

05 Jul 2013

MHA MacIntyre Hudson seals merger with Kent firm Larkings

MHA MacIntyre Hudson and Kent firm Larkings announce merger

01 Jul 2013

Finance chiefs join new Penguin Random House board

Several finance executives to sit on the Pearson/Bertelsmann joint venture

01 Jul 2013

Bristol's deputy mayor merges firm with Milsted Langdon

Milsted Langdon continues expansion by merging with Geoff Gollop & Co

05 Jun 2013

Numbers game: how to value and price accountancy firms

Risk management is a key factor to process of acquiring a firm, explains Jonathan Snade

20 May 2013

Price Bailey sells £150m regional IFA arm to Bellpenny

Bellpenny makes its second financial services acquisition from the accountancy sector in a week

13 May 2013

PKF International appoints new CEO as UK firm awaited

The international network of accountancy firms appoints chairman and CEO amid concerns over its future following the merger of BDO and PKF

09 Apr 2013

Dentons buys RSM Tenon’s personal pension book

RSM Tenon has sold its self-invested personal pension arm to Dentons Pension Management

27 Mar 2013

Advanced Computer Software acquires accounting IT for £110m

Advanced Computer Software acquires Computer Software Holdings in £110m deal, amalgamating their accounting and back-office software offerings

13 Mar 2013

RSM Tenon pays Bentley Jennison partners £1.2m

RSM Tenon pays RSM Bentley Jennison partners £1.2m for the six months ending 31 December 2012

26 Feb 2013

Baldwins acquires Black Country practice

Black Country practices acquires Gravestock & Owen to expand its reach in the west and east Midlands

22 Feb 2013

Nearly a quarter of firms would merge this year

Research shows mergers are on the radar for a quarter of firms looking to expand their operations

20 Feb 2013

Harrow accountancy practices merge

Independent London-based firms RDP Newmans and Stephen Daniel & Co have merged

31 Jan 2013

Creating a successful exit strategy isn’t just about the numbers

Although research suggests M&A activity is down there are a few secrets of success a firm can adhere to, to attract the right match

08 Jan 2013

Don’t let software licensing fall between the M&A cracks

First choice were fined and ordered to pay £81,000 licensing costs post acquisition, BSA’s Michala Wardell warns not to let M&A activity catch you out

12 Dec 2012

BDO/PKF merger confirmed

Merged firms to be called BDO and process to be completed by spring 2013

11 Dec 2012

Xstrata CFO turns down Glencore role

Trevor Reid will not take up CFO role at Glencore Xstrata after investors voted against a controversial package of retention bonuses

06 Dec 2012

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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