HAINES WATTS has announced the acquisition of a Devon-based accountancy firm.
The Exeter office of the top-15 firm acquired Sully and Co Bideford (SCB) this week. John Edwards, the managing partner of SCB, will continue to manage the north Devon office.
SCB was established in 1983 and currently has 25 staff; it has with a turnover of more than £1m.
Edwards told the This is Devon website: “Haines Watts has the advantage of local knowledge coupled with the backup resources of a nationwide network, which means that we can now cost-effectively offer more sophisticated solutions to client’s issues and problems backed up with a brand they can trust.”
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
The appointments have been made across the VAT, audit and international tax teams