Andersen mergers: EY still on the hunt

Reacting to today’s news of the merger between the two firms, a spokesman for E&Y said: ‘We are continuing to explore possible combinations [with Andersen] outside the US.’

He added: ‘This is an interesting development and we are watching it closely.’

E&Y yesterday said it had picked up Andersen’s Polish firm, creating the largest accounting firm in the country.

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