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News brief, firm movements: EY, KPMG, Nexia…

Nexia International has added Liechtensteiner firm.
Axalo Steuerberatung AG counts two partners and has offices in Triesen and Vaduz. The firm provides tax planning and consulting services, across direct and indirect taxes, to businesses and private clients.

KPMG US has added energy practice.
KPMG Corporate Finance, a subsidiary of KPMG US, has added a team of professionals from Ewing Bemiss & Company (Ewing), a middle market boutique investment bank that provides transaction advisory services to companies in the energy, power and utilities sectors. Founded in 1992, Ewing headquarters are in Richmond, USA. It provides sale, merger, acquisition and financing services to middle-market companies nationally.

Meanwhile, KPMG US has also announced the acquisition of the human resources service delivery of Towers Watson, a global talent and human capital professional services organisation.

EY UK has acquired Seren, a digital consultancy.
Based in London, Seren counts 60 staff and caters for international businesses with a particular focus on the telecoms and financial services sectors. EY UK announced that it plans to grow its global strategy consulting services to over 2,500 professionals by 2020 both organically and through continued acquisitions.

Mackenzie Spencer merges with Eastmonds and Co.
Sheffield based corporate finance firm Mackenzie Spencer has merged with accountancy firm Eastmonds and Co and as a consequence will expand its accountancy practice, Grey and Green, into London and the South East.

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