Top 50 firm acquires East Anglian practice

A top 50 firm has swallowed up an East Anglian practice.

Streets, a firm with offices across the country, has acquired Whitmarsh
Sterland. Whitmarsh is based in the East Anglia area, with bases in Cambridge,
St Neots and Newmarket.

The combined firm is to focus on the expansion of the tax department and the
formalisation of a corporate finance team, it said.

The firm will be called Streets Whitmarsh Sterland in the East Anglia area,
and other Streets offices will not change their branding. The acquisition is set
to take effect from 1 March 2008.

Both firms have similar client bases with their principle clients being owner
managed businesses and high net worth individuals.

Streets is the
46th largest
in Accountancy Age’s survey of the top 50 firms. It also has offices in
London, Peterborough, Lincoln, Grantham and Hull.

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