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.
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The firm has made key appointments to its executive team, including a new chief financial officer, and a sales and marketing director
Fraser Nicol joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in cyber security, data analytics and business technology
Rowan Williams will be responsible for growing the firm’s presence in the Gatwick Diamond and across the south east