PKF INTERNATIONAL has strengthened its presence in the UK Ireland by adding Northern Ireland accountants FPM to its international network.
FPM, which rebrands as PKF-FPM, has offices in Newry, Belfast, Dungannon and Dundalk, employs over 70 members of staff, with seven partners and has achieved an average annual growth since its inception in 1991 of 15% per annum, PKF said.
It joins Dublin-headquartered PKF O’Connor, Leddy & Holmes, giving PKFI strong representation across the island.
PKF-FPM has It becomes the sixth firm to join PKF in the UK and Ireland, joining PKF O’Connor, Leddy & Holmes, London’s PKF Littlejohn, Midlands-based PKF Cooper Parry, and Scottish firm PKF Johnston Carmichael.
Jeremy Bowler, chairman of PKF in UK and Ireland, said: “Having PKF-FPM joining will not only strengthen the calibre and coverage of PKF in Britain and Ireland, it also is good news for the wider PKFI network.
“PKF has a clear goal of creating a substantial network in the UK and Ireland, and PKF-FPM is the perfect firm to aid our growth and grow our coverage. PKF-FPM already has a solid reputation and this fits perfectly with our objectives of incorporating high quality practices that provide great services to SMEs and who are leaders in their specific markets.”
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
The firm has made six partner appointments, including five promotions, to the audit, corporate finance and private client tax practices