Stockport accountancy practice Booth Ainsworth LLP has secured a significant scoop in acquiring the services of a highly respected corporate partner.
Don Bancroft, who joins the firm from BDO, is another key appointment for the ambitious practice, having previously acquired three local firms. He has worked with the region’s SME market offering corporate expertise to owner managed businesses in all sectors and sizes. Before joining PKF as a partner in 2007, Don trained at Crowe Clark Whitehill in London moving to their Manchester office in 1998.
In a statement, Don commented;
“I am delighted to have joined Booth Ainsworth LLP. The firm have a loyal client base and an impressive reputation in the region. The culture will complement my values of working in a team to get the job done. My appointment is part of the firms’ wider strategy to grow and further strengthen its corporate capability across the North West, and illustrate its commitment to SME businesses in the area. “
Speaking about the latest appointment, Managing Partner, David Powell said:
“We are pleased to welcome Don into the business, we recognise he will be an immensely valuable asset for the corporate service. He has been known to the firm for many years. We believe he is a perfect fit with Booth Ainsworth by already serving a large and diverse portfolio of clients, working alongside them to make a positive difference to their business performance. The core values are to place the client at the heart of everything and I am looking forward to working with Don to continue this commitment.”
In addition, Don has been a Trustee and Treasurer since 2007 of The Gaddum Centre a Manchester charity working with children, adults and families, offering a range of services, listening, advising and supporting them to a better tomorrow.
Booth Ainsworth LLP were established in 1959 and house 86 team members in their office on Greek Street, Stockport. They are a full service accountants and business advisers who specialise in the legal, dental and charity sector as well as service charge accounting.