Ridgefield Consulting acquires local competitor Hunter Marshall & Co

Combined chartered accountancy business will operate as Hunter Thomas & Co at existing offices in Botley

Oxford-based chartered accountants Ridgefield Consulting Ltd has acquired llocal competitor Hunter Marshall & Co, and will now trade under the name Hunter Thomas & Co.

This is the third acquisition the family-owned business has completed since 2010, and will see the business triple in size and broaden the range of services it can offer to local businesses. The deal, the amount of which has not yet been disclosed, was made following funding package from Santander Corporate & Commercial.

All staff will be retained, with further investment to be used for training and infrastructure developments.

Ridgefield Consulting’s, Simon Thomas, commented: “We look forward to working closely with the team at Hunter Marshall & Co and Santander as we broaden the range of services we offer to the local business community.

“Hunter Marshall & Co had a strong business reputation in the area and we are excited to demonstrate to our existing clients the benefits the merger will bring.”

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