BDO and PKF (UK) have announced that they are in advanced merger discussions. Planned for early 2013, the merger will create a leading accountancy and advisory firm, with c. 3,500 UK employees and revenues approaching £400 million.
Managing Partner of BDO Simon Michaels commented: ‘Our two firms share a closely-aligned vision to lead in the mid-market, as well as similar cultures and a commitment to deliver exceptional client service.’
The merged firm will have strong geographical coverage and sector coverage.
Martin Goodchild, Managing Partner at PKF, added that this was an inevitable consolidation of the mid-tier which was ‘long overdue’. Find out more about mergers & acquisitions and their consequences in our accountancy & tax glossary.
To learn more about each firm and discover what graduate jobs are on offer, take a look at BDO and PKF’s employer profiles.