Regional accountancy firm Milsted Langdon have announced further expansion through an acquisition of Houghton Stone, a firm of accountants based in Bristol.
Milsted Langdon, which has offices in Bath, Bristol, London, Taunton and Yeovil, will incorporate all Houghton Stone staff into its Bristol office, creating a business employing more than 200 people.
Jonathan Langdon, founder and Chairman at Milsted Langdon, said: “This is an exciting opportunity which will bring significant benefits to our clients. Milsted Langdon and Houghton Stone have complementary strengths with many synergies in our vision and culture, making them a very good strategic fit.
“This will provide exciting growth opportunities for our commercial and private client practices. For our clients, it means greater choice and access to an even wider range of business services and accountancy expertise.”
Dickie Houghton, Managing Partner at Houghton Stone, said: “We are very much looking forward to joining Milsted Langdon, which is recognised as an ambitious and award-winning practice with an excellent track record.
“The expanded firm presents us with excellent opportunities to grow and develop across all areas of our practice.”
Milsted Langdon has strong private client and commercial practices in the South West of England as well as a growing national reputation for its forensic and insolvency work.