Grant Thornton has acquired financial services management consultancy LECG.
The deal also sees Grant Thornton’s US arm aquire LECG’s stateside audit and tax advisory business.
Grant Thornton London managing partner Ian Smart said: “Building our expertise in a sector where we are already strong is a key part of Grant Thornton’s strategy and adding LECG Business Consulting’s specialist knowledge and reach in the financial services sector strengthens our existing capability. The team gives us a sharper cutting edge overall as we continue to grow our presence in the sector.”
LECG’s Chris Tattersall and Alex Woodhouse will be appointed partners of Grant Thornton UK LLP.
Last year LECG mearged with SMART business consultancy.
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'
Stephen Mills joins the Manchester office from IBM, where he spent 12 years as an associate partner in the data, analytics and cognitive consulting group
Rupert Guppy will be responsible for capital allowances in the southern region, and joins the firm from specialist consultancy E3 Consulting