Moore Kingston Smith announces acquisition of Frank Hirth’s audit and accounting business
Moore Kingston Smith LLP, the London firm of the Top 15 Moore UK network of accountants and business advisers, is delighted to announce the acquisition of the audit and accounting business of Frank Hirth PLC, a top 35 UK accountancy and tax firm.
The business includes Frank Hirth’s general practice audit, accounts and payroll business, incorporating a team of 23 people including Andrew Grieve, who has led the audit and accounting team at Frank Hirth for the last six years.
Maureen Penfold, managing partner of Moore Kingston Smith, comments: “I’m thrilled to welcome Andrew and his team to the firm. They will seamlessly complement our existing City office team, strengthening us to further support our growing client base in line with our existing growth strategy.
“The values and principles that we share with Frank Hirth was key to our mutual decision, as they are also committed to deeply understanding their clients’ needs and have a strong focus on prioritising the development and wellbeing of their people.”
Andrew adds: “I’m delighted to be integrating my whole team with Moore Kingston Smith, where they will be able to broaden their experience and client offering through having access a wider array of services. I’m confident that we will settle in immediately, not least due to our shared ethics and approach.
“Furthermore, I look forward to sharing my team’s extensive FCA experience and specialist tax connections with Moore Kingston Smith clients going forward.”