PrimeGlobal member firm Thomas Westcott has announced the acquisition of accountancy practice Riley Chartered Accountants for an undisclosed sum. Riley and its 14 team members, including three partners and a director, will relocate to Thomas Westcott’s office at Marsh Mills, creating a 55-strong team in Plymouth.The firm said the move will bring together the “considerable experience and expertise” within the two firms for the benefit of existing and new clients.
“Joining forces with Riley Chartered Accountants represents our continued growth and investment in Plymouth. It is an exciting opportunity for us to enhance our team and grow our client base in and around this vibrant city.Riley is a very well established firm and we already have a strong relationship with the team. Our firms are very like-minded in ethos and approach and, like us, Riley serves a diverse client base.” Shona Godefroy, Managing Partner, Thomas Westcott
“This is a merger that has been carefully planned for more than two years and we are really looking forward to the benefits that come from combining the two teams and being able to offer a really caring service to our clients.” Jon Stacey, Partner, Riley Chartered Accountants
We are one of the largest independent accountancy practices in the South West of England, with 17 offices across Devon and Somerset. We have 28 partners and 270 staff. Some have backgrounds in major international accounting firms, others are drawn from other leading regional firms and, of course, we have our own home grown talent. We act for a wide variety of clients ranging from individual tax return cases to businesses operating in local, national and international markets. We have built teams who hold a wide range of professional qualifications and specialisms in both sectors and services. Vigorous training programmes are maintained to ensure that skills are continuously developed and updated, ensuring that we can provide our clients with the relevant and up to date business advice that they need.Learn more