MCKEOGH Gallagher Ryan, the Mid-West’s largest firm of independent accountants has joined Xeinadin Group.
On Tuesday morning, Xeinadin Group confirmed that McKeogh Gallagher Ryan, a specialist provider of audit, tax and advisory services across Ireland, has joined the Group. It is the second significant Irish firm to recently join the Group, following the recent acquisition of Cork-based accountancy and wealth management firm Quintas.
Currently with a staff of 52 and four partners based in Ennis, Limerick and Nenagh, McKeogh Gallagher Ryan services clients in industries including healthcare, renewables, and agriculture, as well as family-owned businesses and credit unions. The firm also specialises in areas such as EIIS, succession planning, forensic accounting, insolvency, M&A, bank, and debt advisory etc.
McKeogh Gallagher Ryan was established in 2012 by Quin’s Eoin Gallagher, Mary McKeogh, and Eoin Ryan. The firm subsequently expanded significantly with the acquisition of leading firms in Ennis and Nenagh, where William Lomasney joined as a partner. In 2018, McKeogh Gallagher Ryan Incorporating Clune Lynch & Co., was formed by the merger of Limerick firm HLB McKeogh Gallagher Ryan with Clune Lynch & Co, one of Clare’s most successful accountancy practices which saw them open offices on O’Connell Street in Ennis.
This is the 17th announcement of expansion made by Xeinadin since Exponent’s investment last year. Other Irish firms within Xeinadin Group include Crowley & McCarthy Xeinadin Group in Clonakilty, Tynan Dillon Xeinadin Group in Dublin and BCC Xeinadin Group in County Meath. The new firm takes the group’s headcount in Ireland to over 500, amongst over 1,900 employees across the UK & Ireland.
Derry Crowley, CEO, Xeinadin Group, said: “We are thrilled to welcome McKeogh Gallagher Ryan to the Xeinadin Group. We’re making great strides in our growth in Ireland and are becoming a true powerhouse in the Irish professional services market. McKeogh Gallagher Ryan brings additional expertise into the group and we’re looking forward to working with the team.”
Mary McKeogh, Partner, McKeogh Gallagher Ryan said, “We excited to be joining Xeinadin and being part of a group that focuses on delivering the highest standard of business advisory and accountancy services across the UK and Ireland. The move is a natural evolution for a forward-thinking and progressive firm of accountants focussed on growth and we know it will bring new opportunities for both our employees and clients.”
Formed in 2019, Xeinadin Group Limited is a multi-disciplinary business advisory and accountancy group. Its footprint is spread over 135 locations across the UK and Ireland and provides over 40 service lines to over 60,000 clients, predominantly small and medium sized businesses and their owner-managers. A fast-growing, acquisitive group, it is one of the professional services market’s leading businesses.