Expansion for Grant Thornton

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GRANT Thornton has snapped up the financial services arm of consultancy firm Navigant as part of its efforts to win more work in the sector.

The accountancy and advisory group will take on 45 staff with a focus on working with challenger retail banks, it said in a statement yesterday.

“Financial services is a core investment area globally for Grant Thornton and this addition demonstrates our commitment to building an offering that is market leading,” said chief executive Scott Barnes.

Grant Thornton did not disclose the financial terms of the deal.