Barker Storey Matthews (BSM), a major independent chartered surveying firm based in East England, has been acquired by Leeds-based property consultancy Eddisons.
The acquisition will see Eddisons integrated the 38-strong team from BSM into its current team.
Eddisons will also expand its national office network to 20 by incorporating BSM’s premises in Cambridge, Huntingdon, Peterborough and Bury St Edmunds, further strengthening the company’s ability to deliver specialist property services on a nationally.
Eddisons Partner, Anthony Spencer, said: “I am very pleased to welcome the BSM team into Eddisons; it widens our geographical coverage to twenty offices around the UK and increases the number of clients.”
Steve Hawkins, Managing Director at BSM, added: “We are excited to be joining the Eddisons team as there is a natural overlap with the services we offer and an opportunity to work with like minded individuals.
“This strengthens our proposition to our dedicated client base and we look forward to developing the opportunities the deal presents.
“Not only will we be able to offer a greater spread of professional services but we will be able to do so on a UK wide basis.”
This marks the second acquisition of 2019 for Eddisons, having bought transport and planning consultancy Croft earlier this year.