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Students outside of the Big Four come on top in latest ACA exam

Five out of seven prize winners in the latest Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales's ACA exam came from a firm or business outside of the Big Four.

Prize winners are the student who scored the top mark in each of the six papers offered in the exam session. Apart from two prize winners from PwC UK and Deloitte UK, the remain five came from firms outside of the Big Four. Two winners came from Francis Clark (a Leading Edge Alliance member firm), and the remaining three from Morgan Stanley & Co International, FTI Consulting, UNW Llp (a BKR International member firm).

4,798 students sat the June 2015 session attempting 9,047 papers in total. 74.2% of the students passed all the papers they took.


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