Q&A: Azets CFO on the importance of financial strategy in accountancy

Accounting Firms Q&A: Azets CFO on the importance of financial strategy in accountancy

2w Sam Alberti

Q&A: Azets CFO on the importance of financial stra...

During a conversation with Accountancy Age, Azets' newly appointed CFO Beth Crosier breaks down the importance of financial strategy when it comes to ...

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Talent shortages a key driver of accountancy M&A activity, experts say

Accounting Firms Talent shortages a key driver of accountancy M&A activity, experts say

1m Sam Alberti

Talent shortages a key driver of accountancy M&A a...

The need to plug skills gaps and address talent shortages is driving deal activity in the accounting industry Read More...

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Accounting firms must recognise “gravity of planning” for M&A

Mergers And Acquisitions Accounting firms must recognise “gravity of planning” for M&A

3m Sam Alberti

Accounting firms must recognise “gravity of planni...

Some of the more granular aspects of the M&A process are often forgotten or left until it’s too late, experts say Read More...

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Employee Ownership Trust (EOT): an alternative to succession planning?

Mergers And Acquisitions Employee Ownership Trust (EOT): an alternative to succession planning?

1y James Gosling | Head of M&A, AJ Chambers

Employee Ownership Trust (EOT): an alternative to...

By James Gosling, AJ Chambers Read More...

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2020: A year of change

Business 2020: A year of change

2y Sponsored | AJ Chambers Andrew Hilliard

2020: A year of change

By Andrew Hilliard, managing director, AJ Chambers Read More...

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Brexit could disrupt UK M&A, warns RSM partner

Mergers And Acquisitions Brexit could disrupt UK M&A, warns RSM partner

2y Leanna Reeves

Brexit could disrupt UK M&A, warns RSM partner

A surge in M&A UK deals is likely, but uncertainty added by Brexit could create a more bearish market Read More...

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Campbell Dallas and Baldwins North East set to merge

Business Campbell Dallas and Baldwins North East set to merge

3y Tom Lemmon

Campbell Dallas and Baldwins North East set to mer...

Campbell Dallas and Baldwins North East are to merge, according to an internal email seen by Accountancy Age. Chris Horne, managing partner of Campbe...

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Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: The road ahead

Accounting Firms Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: The road ahead

3y Philip Smith, Reporter

Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Al...

What lies ahead for the international accountancy networks and associations? Accountancy Age asked for their views on opportunities, threats and where...

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Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: Growth across the board

Accounting Firms Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: Growth across the board

3y Philip Smith, Reporter

Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Al...

The 2019 Accountancy Age International Networks Ranking reveals steady growth of nearly 9% across the board, despite continuing global economic uncert...

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MGI Worldwide and CPAAI announce merger

Mergers And Acquisitions MGI Worldwide and CPAAI announce merger

3y Leanna Reeves

MGI Worldwide and CPAAI announce merger

Deal creates major international accounting network with revenues approaching £1bn. Read More...

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An accountant and a lawyer walk into a bar…

Mergers And Acquisitions An accountant and a lawyer walk into a bar…

3y Doug Lawson

An accountant and a lawyer walk into a bar…

CEO and co-founder of MarktoMarket, Doug Lawson explains how new business models are driving change in the accountancy and legal professions. Read Mor...

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Mazars announces 10 new partners

Accounting Firms Mazars announces 10 new partners

3y Leanna Reeves

Mazars announces 10 new partners

Three Partners have joined as part of acquisition of healthcare accounting firm Hall Liddy. Read More...

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Tilney and Smith & Williamson announce merger agreement

Mergers And Acquisitions Tilney and Smith & Williamson announce merger agreement

3y Chris Jewers

Tilney and Smith & Williamson announce merger agre...

The combined business will be called Tilney Smith & Williamson, and will have a combined £45bn worth of assets under its management. The transaction i...

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Tilney and Smith & Williamson confirm merger talks

Mergers And Acquisitions Tilney and Smith & Williamson confirm merger talks

3y Chris Jewers

Tilney and Smith & Williamson confirm merger talks

A merger between the two firms would form a £45bn group and one of the largest wealth managers in the UK, in terms of assets managed. Read More...

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Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to focus on "core markets"

Grant Thornton Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to focus on "core markets"

3y Dave Beach

Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to...

Grant Thornton has today confirmed the acquisition of its wealth advisory business by 1825, Standard Life’s wholly owned financial planning and advice...

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HW Fisher announce Compliance on Demand acquisition while Price Bailey partner with Ashtons Legal

Company News HW Fisher announce Compliance on Demand acquisition while Price Bailey partner with Ashtons Legal

3y Tom Lemmon

HW Fisher announce Compliance on Demand acquisitio...

HW Fisher announced their acquisition of Compliance on Demand. Separately, Price Bailey announced a partnership with Ashtons Legal Read More...

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Employee engagement demand prompts Deloitte acquisition

Company News Employee engagement demand prompts Deloitte acquisition

3y Dave Beach

Employee engagement demand prompts Deloitte acquis...

Deloitte has absorbed Stitch Communications to boost its Global Employer Services offering amid heightened client demands for employee engagement. Goo...

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UHY Hacker Young group firm merges with Hare & Co

Mergers And Acquisitions UHY Hacker Young group firm merges with Hare & Co

3y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

UHY Hacker Young group firm merges with Hare & Co

Members of the UHY hacker Young Group, UHY Calvert Smith, have merged with another local practice today Read More...

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BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete

Mergers And Acquisitions BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete

The two firms will now operate under the BDO brand Read More...

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RSM GmbH and PKF Frankfurt merger

Mergers And Acquisitions RSM GmbH and PKF Frankfurt merger

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

RSM GmbH and PKF Frankfurt merger

As of January 1 2019, RSM GmbH’s office in Frankfurt expanded with the addition of six partners and 90 employees from PKF Frankfurt. This merger means...

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BDO and Moore Stephens exchange contracts on merger agreement

Mergers And Acquisitions BDO and Moore Stephens exchange contracts on merger agreement

4y Beth McLoughlin

BDO and Moore Stephens exchange contracts on merge...

The deal is sealed on the BDO - Moore Stephens merger, making BDO the third biggest audit firm Read More...

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Strong strategy the key as big practice mergers get complicated

Mergers And Acquisitions Strong strategy the key as big practice mergers get complicated

4y Keith Underwood

Strong strategy the key as big practice mergers ge...

Following the proposed merger of BDO and Moore Stephens, will we see more consolidation in accountancy? Keith Underwood, MD at M&A and advisory consul...

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Brexit having impact on M&A activity in AIM market?

Mergers And Acquisitions Brexit having impact on M&A activity in AIM market?

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Brexit having impact on M&A activity in AIM ma...

UHY Hacker Young presents the case that, although Brexit uncertainty is definitely having an impact, Private Equity buyers have “held firm” Read More...

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Smith & Williamson merge with LHM Casey McGrath

Mergers And Acquisitions Smith & Williamson merge with LHM Casey McGrath

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Smith & Williamson merge with LHM Casey McGrat...

Top ten accountancy firm Smith & Williamson expand their growth in the Irish market with their most recent merger Read More...

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US M&A value in UK up by 115 percent in 2018

Mergers And Acquisitions US M&A value in UK up by 115 percent in 2018

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

US M&A value in UK up by 115 percent in 2018

In comparison, EU companies showing more caution when investing in UK businesses amidst Brexit uncertainty Read More...

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What lies in store for accountancy in 2018?

Accounting Firms What lies in store for accountancy in 2018?

5y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

What lies in store for accountancy in 2018?

Accountancy Age held a webinar about what the accountancy industry should look out for in 2018 Read More...

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Haines Watts continues to grow with latest London-based acquisition

Mergers And Acquisitions Haines Watts continues to grow with latest London-based acquisition

5y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Haines Watts continues to grow with latest London-...

Top 15 firm Haines Watts has acquired a London-based accounting business as part of their plans to expand Read More...

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