UHY Hacker Young East acquired The Young Company, based in Huntingdon Cambridgeshire. UHY Hacker Young East is part of the UHY Hacker Young national accountancy group.

This acquisition brings UHY Hacker Young East to a total of four offices, in Cambridge, Letchworth, Royston and Huntingdon.

The firm said it also had ongoing negotiations with other firms in the region in a bid to grow its presence in East England.

UHY Hacker Young’s partner Stuart Hutchison said: “We’re delighted to welcome our new colleagues from The Young Company to UHY Hacker Young. We have long had the ambition of growing our market share in Cambridgeshire, and this acquisition makes a great deal of sense for everyone involved. The expansion forms part of a well-developed growth strategy for the firm, which we will continue to implement over the coming year.”