KPMG UK has acquired the Cheshire-based
management consultancy firm Xantus.

Xantus specialises in IT advisory services and
reported annual income of £16m ($24.6m) the past fiscal year. The
firm has 100 staff and two offices in Cheshire and London.

“Xantus is a leading player with top class
credentials and an impressive client portfolio.  We believe
there is a great fit between KPMG and Xantus in terms of calibre of
people and of clients, and a sense of shared values,” KPMG
management consulting practice head of IT Bryan Cruickshank