Fast-growing firm Baldwins Accountants has announced another acquisition, taking over Derbyshire-based Andersons Accountants as part of its national strategic expansion plan
Andersons’s eight members of staff will continue to work out of their office in Market Place, Melbourne, and will work closely with a nearby Baldwins’ office in Ashby de la Zouch office.
The last 12 months has seen Baldwins grow from 16 to 33 offices across the country as part of its national strategic expansion plan, employing over 800 staff with an annual turnover of circa £50m.
Robert Anderson, director at Anderson Accountants, said: ‘This deal opens up a wider range of services to our clients, which is fantastic news.
‘We’ve spent the best part of half a century building up a solid reputation in tax planning, accounting, investment opportunities and life assurance. We’ll now be able to provide corporate finance and banking and finance, and put more resource behind our current services.’
Some of the specialist sectors that Andersons Accountants advise in include agriculture and farming, catering, construction, dental and motor dealerships.
Lisa Emery, partner at Baldwins in Ashby de la Zouch, said: ‘Andersons Accountants and have built up an impressive variety of clients, and this acquisition now means more businesses in the area will have a wider range of specialist advisers within Baldwins
‘Our Ashby office has had a great year beating its turnover target by 11%, and this acquisition sets us up for another year of strong growth.’