Weightmans advises chartered accountants in Liverpool expansion
Another successful deal for team led by Kieran Donovan
A corporate team at national law firm Weightmans has advised DSG Chartered Accountants on the transfer of international accounting firm Mazars' Liverpool audit practice.
A team from Weightmans made up of Kieran Donovan, Michael Budd, Sophie Fulwell and Francesca Hillyard advised DSG on the deal, which involved the transfer of the majority of Mazars' audit clients and staff in the city.
Kieran Donovan commented: “We were delighted to advise DSG on their Liverpool expansion – it consolidates their position as one of the leading independent audit and advisory practices in Liverpool and we wish Tony and the team the very best.”
Tony Bayliss, senior partner at DSG Chartered Accountants, said: "This is an excellent transaction for DSG and enhances the firm's reputation in the local marketplace, as well as providing a foundation for future growth.
"Given the strength of the existing DSG audit offering, we were considered to be a natural fit, and we are confident that this represents a great outcome for both the clients and staff transferring over."