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William Buck announces strategic merger with Brisbane’s Hillross Montefiore & Co
1 November 2021 | Minutes to read: 2

William Buck announces strategic merger with Brisbane’s Hillross Montefiore & Co

By William Buck

Leading mid-tier accounting and advisory firm William Buck today announced it will merge with Brisbane based high-net-worth financial advisory firm Hillross Montefiore & Co.

Effective today, the merged firm will operate under the William Buck name.

It’s the seventh merger for William Buck since 2019, as the firm continues a growth trajectory that’s achieved both organically and through strategic equity partnerships and merger opportunities.

Junaide Latif, Managing Director, William Buck Queensland said the merger will strengthen the firm’s future sustainability and completes a significant step in the firm’s strategic goal of being able to provide a complete suite of professional services to Queensland clients.

“Scott Montefiore, Director of Hillross Montefiore & Co, will join us as a Director, Wealth Advisory at William Buck, with his highly experienced team of 17. Scott has established a well-regarded high-net- worth financial advisory business and his team of professional advisers share our Changing Lives ethos, which is demonstrated through their trusted and lasting client relationships,” said Mr Latif.

Scott Montefiore, Director of Hillross Montefiore & Co stated: “The 125-year history of William Buck and the unique opportunity to combine an established high net worth financial advisory business with a mid-tier-chartered accounting firm, made the transaction very exciting for our team. It will allow us to establish a high-quality multi-family office and expand services to both client bases.”

About William Buck

William Buck is a fully integrated firm of accountants and advisors with over 100 directors and a 950- strong team of staff across Australia and New Zealand.

As a member of Praxity Alliance, the world’s largest and fastest growing alliance of independent accounting firms, William Buck is supported by an extensive global network, with access to more than 51,000 professionals in over 110 countries.

Media Enquiries

Danielle Shaw
PR and Communications Advisor – National
Ph: 0477 010 730 or 02 8263 4000
E: Danielle.shaw@williambuck.com

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