‘Shenward’ acquires Cox Costello (Yorkshire) Limited

Bradford-based chartered accountancy firm, Shenward, are delighted to announce the acquisition of Cox Costello (Yorkshire) Limited, a Leeds based accountancy practice, effective from 12 November 2018.

Shenward has enjoyed strong growth over the past several years and the acquisition supports their ambitious plans for expansion across the North of England.

Headed by Zak Iqbal and supported by his team, the Leeds based firm has quickly grown their presence in the region.

Speaking earlier today, our Managing Partner, Sherad Dewedi said ‘Over the last few months, we have worked closely alongside Zak and have built a strong working relationship which we look forward to develop further. Zak brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and has a fantastic team supporting him. The acquisition enables us to expand and enhance our geographic reach in Leeds and the North.’

Zak Iqbal of Cox Costello (Yorkshire) Limited commented, ‘I am delighted to have worked with Sherad over the last few months. Shenward is an ambitious firm with a long history in the Yorkshire area with growth, client services and delivery being at the forefront of its business model. I am sure that Sherad will lead the firm to achieve its goals, where commitment to excellence is their primary objective.’

Shenward are very much looking forward to welcoming the new team and valued clients to ensure they continue to receive exceptional client service and build a stronger working relationship going forward.

Chadwick Lawrence, Yorkshire’s Legal People, advised Shenward on the transaction.