Grant Thornton partner leads new merged division

Former Grant Thornton financial services supremo Ian Gorham is to head up the
financial services group within the merged Grant Thornton/Robson Rhodes

Former Robson Rhodes financial services specialist High Aldous will be a
senior partner in the group, as will former Grant Thornton specialist Ipe Jacob,
the newly merged firm has said.

‘The firm is pleased to announce the creation of a new cross-discipline group
known as the Financial Services group, which will replace the old financial
markets group (Grant Thornton) and financial services practice (RSM Robson
Rhodes),’ the firm said in a statement.

The group will provide practitioners catering for the banking, fund
management, insurance, life insurance and investment industries.

The new division will comprise of 13 partners and a further 150 people.

Gorham said: ‘With the inclusion of fund management and investment management

professionals to the team, the depth, scale and access we can now
offer our clients is a credible alternative to the Big 4.’

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