Mergers and Acquisitions

left to right Chantrey Vellacott DFK partners Adrian Hyde Richard Toone Terry Evans and Ken Touhey

Chantrey Vellacott merges with insolvency firm

Southampton-based Insolvency firm RogersEvans merges with Chantrey Vellacott

15 Mar 2011

Chris Silverwood-and Andrew Walls

Andrew Walls joins Leeds corporate finance boutique

Andrew Walls joins Ethos as a partner

02 Feb 2011

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Three partners join KPMG's corporate finance team

M&A and IPO experience added at KPMG

10 Jan 2011

Rabjohns absorbs Birmingham firm

Firm "delighted" with new clients.

06 Jan 2011

BDO signs firm partnership deal in Japan

Top 10 international firm merges with Toyo & Co in Japan to create a new member firm

23 Dec 2010

Potential buyers run rule over Rok

Administrators from PwC manage due diligence process at insolvent builder

15 Nov 2010

Begbies Traynor acquires Hamiltons

Listed firm Begbies Traynor acquires Sheffeld-based business recovery firm Hamiltons

04 Nov 2010

BFS and Hillier announce merger

Firms say merger will strengthen their market position

22 Oct 2010

Grant Thornton acquires Legal Inc

Mid-tier firm Grant Thornton has acquired a legal consultancy to boost its forensic division

18 Oct 2010

Chief predicts slow growth ahead for Grant Thornton

Growth will come from acqusitions, not organically, says Scott Barnes

18 Oct 2010

RSM Tenon may spend £6.8m in Vantis acquisitions

RSM Tenon save approximately 300 employees at Vantis through the buyout of its London, Epson and Leicester assets

30 Jun 2010

COA acquired for £100m

IT company to enhance primary care technology providers

12 Feb 2010

GT acquires media auditor

Media accounting specialists Aulren acquired by GT

09 Feb 2010

Accountant in line for £1.75m bonus payment

Agreement made after hygiene company acquaires pet care provider

05 Feb 2010

International acquisition supported by BDO

Intermediate Capital Group and CPA Global merge

29 Jan 2010

The future of corporate finance

The IPO market is not in a great shape at the moment and M&A is at a low but, when they pick up again, there are some industries and sectors that will attract more interest and investment

27 Jan 2010

Standards chief attempts to head off M&A accounting concerns

IASB's Sir David Tweedie steps in to clarify press reports into accounting for M&As

08 Jan 2010

Accounting for M&As "poorly applied" by companies, warns watchdog

Business finding M&A accounting a struggle; investors unhappy with the subsequent results, says the FRC

07 Jan 2010

Signs of mid-market M&A recovery in 2010

Grant Thornton optimistic despite a larger than anticipated fall in deal activity last year

04 Jan 2010

Oracle moves closer to Sun Microsystems acquisition

Oracle Sun acquisition closer to EC approval

18 Dec 2009

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