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.
The new team will begin their new roles on May 9, 2017 for a year term
Harrison Beale & Owen will (HB&O) have a new chairman and managing director at the helm for 2017
Satvir Bungar promoted to managing director in the mergers and acquisitions team
Carolyn Brown appointed as the first head of client legal services practice RSM Legal