In a prepared joint statement, Coopers & Lybrand International chairman Nicholas Moore and Price Waterhouse CEO Jim Schiro said, ?Our task now is to secure the needed regulatory clearances, complete the transaction and move quickly to integrate fully our two organisations.? The firms indicated that their formal notification of the bid went to the European Commission on the day the result was announced. News about how the proposals are likely to progress will appear in Accountancy Age on 4 December.
Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel
Leader: Why Connolly’s new venture is unlikely to chase Big Four; or follow failed consolidator model
A new accounting group headed by John Connolly and funded by HGCapital will be wary of pitfalls befallen of previous consolidators
RSM has appointed Mark Wood as an associate director in the consulting practice
Accountancy Age is hosting a LIVE web seminar on a major issue for modern practices: how to develop value-added services coherently, sensibly and strategically