EC Harris has acquired consultancy firm Corporate Property Advisers.
CPA’s team of 20 will be incorporated into EC Harris’s existing business advisory business, expanding its work in the pharmaceutical, media, manufacturing, financial and technology sectors.
CPA’s clients include Rolls-Royce, ITV, BP, Unilever, Royal Mail, Rentokil Initial, Ladbrokes, Ogilvy & Mather, Aggreko, GSK and Barclays.
The consultancy lists its three services as improving financial performance, supporting operational change and increasing organisational capability.
EC Harris UK chief executive Alan Brookes said: “Our clients are striving to create competitive advantage and are seeking people who can provide outcome-focused, impartial solutions to help them deliver performance improvement at pace and scale.
“CPA shares our values and goals and will add new skills and capabilities to help meet our client needs.”
CPA directors Peter Copley and Robert Bailey added: “Joining together with EC Harris gives CPA an unparalleled opportunity to provide our clients access to a broader and deeper pool of independent expertise and access to EC Harris’ leading consultancy service lines in addition to access to a global network.
“We look forward to joining a market leader, benefiting from global scale and new approaches while bringing our own well-developed insights and capabilities to the partnership.”