07 Nov 2023


Shaw Gibbs continues expansion with the acquisition of DNG

Leading accountancy practice Shaw Gibbs is thrilled to announce the successful acquisition of DNG (the trading name of DNG Dove Naish LLP) a highly respected accountancy and business advisory practice based in Northampton.

DNG, who are known for their commitment to client-excellence, bring a wealth of expertise and a dedicated team of professionals to the Shaw Gibbs family, enhancing the combined firm's capabilities and providing clients with a more extensive and diverse set of resources and solutions.

This acquisition is the fourth that Shaw Gibbs have made in the last six months, resulting in a 260 person-strong practice based over six offices located in: Oxford, Basingstoke, Farnham, London, Northampton and Woking. 

Ian Robson, Managing Partner of DNG comments

The Partnership team at DNG have considered the opportunity and benefits of entering into a strategic relationship for some time. We have worked hard over the years to develop the way in which our business operates and to evolve our culture and core values. We want to continue the business without wholesale changes but, recognise that targeted contribution and support will help us flourish, both as a team and individually.

It was important to us to find a practice to collaborate with who ticked-off all of our requirements. We are confident we have found this in Shaw Gibbs and we look forward to a bright future together.

Peter O’Connell, Managing Partner of Shaw Gibbs adds

"DNG has a well-earned reputation for delivering exceptional service having operated in the Northampton area for more than 50 years. Their enthusiasm for their ongoing success and opportunity for growth has shone throughout the deal process. We are really looking forward to working with this talented team."

Shaw Gibbs' acquisition of DNG builds on its previous successful acquisitions, underscoring the firm's dedication to growth and its ability to adapt to changing market dynamics. With this latest addition, Shaw Gibbs reinforces its position as a trusted partner for businesses and individuals seeking expert financial and advisory services. The combined entity will offer a comprehensive suite of accounting services, including tax planning, audit and assurance, outsourcing and business advisory services.

Clients of both firms can expect a seamless transition as the integration process moves forward, with a continued focus on personalised attention and dedication to excellence as well as the same advisers remaining in place.


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