Professional services firm Deloitte has posted a 15 per cent increase in revenue for the 12 months to May, as strong performance in its east coast operations offset challenging conditions in Western Australia.
SPECIAL REPORT: The mergers and acquisitions market was eventful in the March quarter, with Chinese and private equity investors to the fore, multiple WA businesses on the block, and a surprise advisory switch on a key takeover.
SPECIAL REPORT: Western Australian stockbrokers and companies raised nearly $1.1 billion in 104 transactions in the March quarter, with gold deals being a major driver of activity, according to new data compiled for the BNiQ Search Engine.
Stockbroker and funds manager Euroz has beaten expectations for its interim profit result, which was achieved on the back of an improved performance of its Euroz Securities business and increase in the share prices of its listed investment companies.
A growing market for government consulting, and the rising impact of regulation on business, have prompted mid-tier accounting firm BDO to recruit a former local chief of Australia's corporate watchdog, Jane Gouvernet.
Private Perth company Wright Prospecting has bolstered its already impressive ranks with the recruitment of top lawyer Peter Wiese, who will guide it through continuing legal disputes with fellow Perth company Hancock Prospecting.
Former Grant Thornton partner Matthew Donnelly and former Perth Airport executive Fiona Lander have brought to seven the number of external recruits to join Deloitte's Perth partnership in the past five months, offsetting moves by other partners such as Jenn Morris, who has retired from the firm.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers will become the 12th largest law firm in Western Australia, according to the BNiQ Seach Engine, after announcing today it has finalised merger plans with local practice Jarman McKenna.