Evelyn Partners has announced its acquisition of Creaseys Group Limited expanding its reach into Tunbridge Wells.\r\n\r\nEstablished over 150 years ago, the team of over 50 at Creaseys offers a range of services with a particular expertise in advising private equity executives on their tax affairs.\r\n\r\nThe acquisition of Creaseys, is part of Evelyn Partners\u2019 strategy of augmenting strong organic growth in its professional services business.\r\n\r\nAs part of this strategy, in February Evelyn Partners acquired Leathers LLP which operates from offices in Newcastle and Harrogate and in April it acquired Cambridge-based firm the Ashcroft Partnership LLP.\r\n\r\nEvelyn Partners now has a network of offices across 28 towns and cities in the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands.\r\n\r\nAndrew Wilkes, chief professional services director of Evelyn Partners, said: \u201cWe are delighted to have reached an agreement to acquire Creaseys. Terry Shephard and his colleagues have developed a highly respected and forward-thinking firm which fits well with Evelyn Partners both in terms of expertise, culture, and the types of clients they advise.\r\n\r\n\u201cLike Evelyn Partners, Creaseys is a business committed to building long standing relationships that adds real, discernible value to clients. I look forward to welcoming the Creaseys team and clients to Evelyn Partners.\u201d\r\n\r\nTerry Shephard, partner and head of client relationships at Creaseys, added: \u201cCreaseys is delighted to be joining Evelyn Partners to extend the offering in the South East of England. In discussions with the Evelyn Partners team, we felt both businesses had similar core values and an ethos of putting the client at the heart of what we do. Their range and depth of resource have been key to the decision, as was ensuring our clients continue to receive the premium service and experience they have come to expect."