Acquisitive accountancy group adds another firm to the portfolio

Ian Gould, Nikki Nevard and Steve Walter

BK Plus has acquired Casson Beckman Chartered Accountants in Fareham, extending BK Plus’s reach into the Southeast region.

Casson Beckman, led by Partners Nikki Nevard and Steve Walter joins the Palatine-backed accountancy group, focused on SMEs.

Headquartered in Walsall Business Park, BK Plus has rapidly expanded its presence across the Midlands and North East, Halifax, Oldham and Stoke, boasting more than 15 practices and approaching 350 staff members within almost three years of its inception in 2021.

Nikki Nevard said: “We are excited to join forces with BK Plus and expand our reach to better serve our clients. This partnership allows us to leverage BK Plus and resources and expertise while maintaining our commitment to delivering exceptional service locally. Together, we are well-positioned to provide comprehensive solutions to clients and support them in achieving their goals.

Steve added: “We chose BK Plus because they have a similar ethos to us. Personal client service is central to their success so far and we firmly believe that joining BK Plus is the right strategic decision, both for clients and our great team, all of whom look forward to an exciting future with the merged firm.”

Ian Gould, acquisitions director of BK Plus said: “We are delighted to welcome Casson Beckman Chartered Accountants to the fold. This acquisition strengthens our presence in the region and enhances our ability to serve SMEs with expert financial guidance. Nikki, Stephen and their team bring valuable experience and a shared commitment to excellence, and we look forward to working together to deliver outstanding results for our clients.”