Kreston Reeves shortlisted for Accountancy Firm of the Year at the 2015 M&A Awards

Posted on 04/06/15

Kreston Reeves, one of the leading accountancy and financial services firms located across London and the South East, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for Accountancy Firm of the Year at the annual M&A Awards, the flagship event for the M&A community.

The winners will be announced at the awards evening at the Victoria Park Plaza in London, on 18 June 2015.

The M&A Awards remains one of the most important and highly respected events in the mid-market corporate finance calendar. Now in its ninth year, the event will celebrate excellence in every aspect of M&A from the past 12 months, including both cross-border and UK deals; private equity, corporate and alternative finance providers and the best respected professional advisers and dealmakers in the UK.

The judges for the Accountancy firm of the Year award will be looking for evidence that a firm has worked on a range of well executed, exceptional deals. Kreston Reeves’ most noteworthy deals from across the year include; the cross border sale of Farmura Environmental to Aquatrols Corp., the sale of Royal Warrant-holders G Burley & Sons to Business Growth Fund-backed TC Landscapes and the MBO of Burgess Marine, the UK’s largest independent marine engineering business, to name but a few.

This is not the first time that Kreston Reeves have been recognised at these awards. In 2013 Kreston Reeves was named Accountancy Firm of the Year for its work on a range of outstanding and innovative deals in a challenging economic climate. John Cowie, Kreston Reeves’ Corporate Finance Partner was also shortlisted in the M&A Personality of the Year category, reflecting his high regard in the M&A community.

John Cowie commented, “I am delighted that Kreston Reeves have been shortlisted for this prestigious M&A award once again.

We are proud to have supported a wide range of well respected businesses throughout the past year in completing some truly transformational deals and I am delighted that the Kreston Reeves’ Corporate Finance team was given the opportunity to advise on these.

Being shortlisted for this award demonstrates the team’s fierce determination to deliver the right deal at the right price and the robustness with which we negotiate on behalf of our clients to achieve this.

The growth of transaction based business within Kreston Reeves is creating noticeable momentum which definitely bodes well for the future.”

Please click here to read more on Kreston Reeves’ Corporate Finance service.

About Kreston Reeves

Kreston Reeves is one of the major accountancy and financial services firms practising in London and the South East of England. Established over 100 years ago in London, we have built a growing reputation for our award winning tax and financial advice. Today, we have offices in London, Kent and Gatwick and we employ over 300 people including more than 40 partners.

The firm is known for its award winning tax and financial advice, winning ‘Accountancy Firm of the Year’ award at the 2013 M&A Awards and twice being voted the UK’s best tax practice in the LexisNexis UK Tax Awards. Kreston Reeves have also been awarded ‘Training Team of the Year’ at the British Accountancy Awards 2014.

Offices in: London, Kent and Gatwick


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