French Duncan in merger deal

French Duncan and
Edinburgh accountancy firm
McCabes are merging to
create a firm with a combined turnover of £10m, to rank ninth among Scotland’s
biggest accountancy firms.

The merged entity to be known as French Duncan, incorporating McCabes, will
have 20 partners, 130 fee earners and more than 150 employees.

Jeff Meek, managing partner of McCabes, said the agreement provided the base
for significant expansion of the firm in audit, taxation, corporate finance,
business recovery and financial services throughout the east of Scotland and
beyond, Scotland on Sunday reports.

Under the terms of the agreement, which will formally take effect on 1 May,
McCabes’ three partners, Jeff Meek, Barry Laurie and Robert Clark, join French
Duncan as partners.

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