Ernst & Young audits Resolution, which has in terms of director
appointments appeared to be the senior partner in the move, suggesting E&Y
could win the audit of a combined £8.6bn group.
KPMG audits Friends Provident, whose FD Jim Smart is set to exit another plum
role after suffering the same fate when Boots merged with Alliance UniChem.
Newman has already been announced as FD if the deal is pushed through.
The deal could yet be scuppered by Resolution’s zombie fund rival however –
Pearl owns a large chunk of Resolution shares and there are rumours it could
make a bid.
Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
Investment in people, tech and businesses impacts on EY's profit per partner figure
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