Accountancy firm Campbell Dallas has acquired Perth-based Bell & Company, a long-established practice specialising in owner-managed businesses and private clients.
The deal will see 20 staff and one partner transfer to Campbell Dallas, and adds some £1 million of annual fee income.
Campbell Dallas recently opened a new £1m office in the centre of Perth. Total staffing in the newly enlarged office has increased to five partners and 56 staff, including nine trainees.
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Andy Ritchie, head of Campbell Dallas’ Perth office, said the deal was a natural fit for both firms, and would provide clients access to a greater range of services and expertise.
Charlie Carnegie, Bell & Company’s managing partner, said: “Joining Campbell Dallas presents an exciting opportunity for our clients and staff.”
Chris Horne, managing partner at Campbell Dallas, added: “This is a solid step forward for the firm in achieving its planned growth target.”