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 Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe