25 Apr 2024


Shaw Gibbs strengthens presence through merger with Martin and Company

Shaw Gibbs, a leading accountancy and business advisory firm, today announced its merger with Martin and Company, a prominent accountancy and tax advisory practice with offices based in Winchester, Thame, and Liss.

With a shared dedication to delivering exceptional client service and expertise in accountancy and tax advisory services, the unity between Shaw Gibbs and Martin and Company will create a formidable force in the industry. Notably, this merger brings exemplary expertise from Martin and Company in the farming and agricultural sector, landed estates and private client spaces.

"We are thrilled to welcome Martin and Company to the Shaw Gibbs family,"

said Peter O’Connell, CEO at Shaw Gibbs.

Their reputation for excellence and commitment to client success perfectly complement our values and mission. Together, we will continue to deliver the high-quality services and innovative solutions our clients expect, while expanding our reach to better serve businesses, estates and individuals throughout the region.

The combination of Martin and Company's talented team with Shaw Gibbs’ existing base will further strengthen the wider firm's ability to provide tailored solutions that address the evolving needs of clients across industries.

"We are excited about the opportunities this merger brings for both our team and our clients."

said Seamus McLaughlin, Partner at Martin and Company.

"Joining forces with Shaw Gibbs allows us to leverage their extensive resources and expertise while retaining the personalised approach and deep client relationships that have been the hallmark of Martin and Company for over 50 years."

The merger with Martin and Company underscores Shaw Gibbs' commitment to growth and innovation in the accountancy and business advisory sector. The combined expertise and resources of both firms will enable Shaw Gibbs to provide comprehensive solutions and superior service to clients, further solidifying its position as a trusted advisor in the region.

This is the sixth merger/acquisition that Shaw Gibbs have made since 2023, resulting in a 400 person-strong practice based over 10 offices located in: Oxford, Basingstoke, Farnham, London, Liss, Northampton, Sutton, Thame, Teddington and Winchester.

About Shaw Gibbs

Shaw Gibbs is a top 50 accountancy practice who provide expert solutions for entrepreneurial businesses and private individuals in Central and Southern England. Investing in their teams of high-quality specialists, they work with the best-in-breed technology to create value for clients which exceeds expectation.

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