Sumer expands Scottish and Northern English footprint with merger of EQ and Douglas Home & Co.
Mergers And Acquisitions

Sumer expands Scottish and Northern English footprint with merger of EQ and...

7d Accountancy Age

Sumer expands Scottish and Northern English footpr...

The strategic move for EQ signals expansion into Scotland and the North of England Read More...

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PwC reports UK M&A activity falls by almost a fifth in 2023
Mergers And Acquisitions

PwC reports UK M&A activity falls by almost a fifth in 2023

2m Idris Nagri

PwC reports UK M&A activity falls by almost a fift...

Analysis shows that while the majority of UK deals in 2023 were led by corporates, the number of deals involving private equity reached its highest le...

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Dains Group bolsters market presence with acquisition of two strategic firms
Mergers And Acquisitions

Dains Group bolsters market presence with acquisition of two strategic firm...

3m Idris Nagri

Dains Group bolsters market presence with acquisit...

Dains Group has announced the successful acquisition of two strategic businesses, McInerney Saunders Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Account...

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MHA and MHA Moore and Smalley announce strategic merger to bolster nationwide services
Mergers And Acquisitions

MHA and MHA Moore and Smalley announce strategic merger to bolster nationwi...

3m Idris Nagri

MHA and MHA Moore and Smalley announce strategic m...

Founded in 1892, MHA Moore and Smalley will merge with it's parent network in April 2024 Read More...

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BKL merges with CFPro in a move to bolster market position
Mergers And Acquisitions

BKL merges with CFPro in a move to bolster market position

4m Idris Nagri

BKL merges with CFPro in a move to bolster market ...

BKL, a leading London-based accountancy firm, announced a strategic merger with commercial finance specialists CFPro on December 4. The move is set to...

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Navigating the minefield of M&A risks in the accounting sector
Mergers And Acquisitions

Navigating the minefield of M&A risks in the accounting sector

5m Idris Nagri

Navigating the minefield of M&A risks in the accou...

Discover how meticulous due diligence can make or break your M&A success, navigating the complexities of financial, operational, and legal landscape R...

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Transformation Framework: Navigating M&A for accounting firms
Accounting Firms

Transformation Framework: Navigating M&A for accounting firms

6m Idris Nagri

Transformation Framework: Navigating M&A for accou...

For senior professionals within the accounting sector, this framework serves as a compass to navigating the early stages of M&A process Read More...

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Accountancy Blueprint: Navigating mid-market mergers
Mergers And Acquisitions

Accountancy Blueprint: Navigating mid-market mergers

7m Greg Noble

Accountancy Blueprint: Navigating mid-market merge...

For senior professionals within the accounting sector, this blueprint serves as an invaluable compass to navigate confidently and purposefully Read Mo...

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Cooper Parry expects competitive boost from acquisition of Haines Watts London
Accounting Firms

Cooper Parry expects competitive boost from acquisition of Haines Watts Lon...

7m Greg Noble

Cooper Parry expects competitive boost from acquis...

The expansion boosts Cooper Parry’s workforce to 1,150 employees and increases its turnover to £125 million Read More...

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Widening ‘expectation gaps’ creating new M&A hurdles for UK founders
Economy

Widening ‘expectation gaps’ creating new M&A hurdles for UK founders

8m Nash Riggins

Widening ‘expectation gaps’ creating new M&A hurdl...

Transactions become more difficult to execute as a result, experts say Read More...

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Vital communication: Building and sustaining shared culture in M&A
Mergers And Acquisitions

Vital communication: Building and sustaining shared culture in M&A

8m Elizabeth Matsangou

Vital communication: Building and sustaining share...

Now well-versed in the art of M&A deals, Dains advises that the key to success is regular and clear communication Read More...

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Unveiling M&A: More than numbers, it’s about shared culture
Mergers And Acquisitions

Unveiling M&A: More than numbers, it’s about shared culture

9m Elizabeth Matsangou

Unveiling M&A: More than numbers, it’s about share...

Through a series of acquisitions, Dains has learnt the key to M&A success is sharing the same ethos of employee care Read More...

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Streets expands with Eadie Young merger
Accounting Firms

Streets expands with Eadie Young merger

1y Idris Nagri

Streets expands with Eadie Young merger

Top 50 UK accountancy practice, Streets Chartered Accountants, merges with Eadie Young to enhance services Read More...

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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

2y 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

2y 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

2y 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?

3y 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

3y 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

4y 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

4y 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

4y Philip Smith

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 th...

4y Philip Smith

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

4y 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…

5y 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

5y 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

5y 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

5y 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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