MHA Member Firm Broomfield & Alexander Announces Merger

Posted On October 1, 2014 By mhauk

Leading professional advisory firm Broomfield & Alexander has announced it’s merger with W R King & Co, the largest independent firm of accountants in Neath.

Three directors and seven members of staff from WR King & Co. will join the team at Broomfield & Alexander from 1 October. The turnover of the merged firm will be approximately £5.5 million with a combined staff count in excess of 100.

The merger will allow WR King & Co.’s clients to access the many specialisms on offer at Broomfield & Alexander, including access to grants, corporate finance and specialist tax planning. It will also allow clients from both businesses access to a wider base of professional expertise and experience in accounting, audit and tax advice.

Ian Thomas, Managing Director at Broomfield & Alexander, said: “The merger is a key part of our strategy to be the leading independent firm in accountancy, audit and professional services in South Wales – offering our client base the same range of specialist services as national firms, but with a strong local delivery. We are delighted to welcome WR King & Co.’s directors, Gareth Edwards, James Dobson and Roger Dobson, who will be joining us as part of the merger.”

Gareth Edwards, co-Managing Director at WR King & Co., which was established in 1952, said: “We are pleased to announce our merger with Broomfield & Alexander.  The combined firm has a wide range of specialists allowing us to provide the breadth and depth of expertise to meet the increasingly diverse range of challenges facing businesses in Wales today.  We are very much looking forward to working with our new colleagues”.