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Wilson Nesbitt facilitates Key Accountancy Acquisition

Wilson Nesbitt Corporate team Senior Associate, Max Nesbitt has advised and facilitated the acquisition of accountancy Belfast-based firm Magic Beans by Hannaway Corporate Advisory group (HCA).

Magic Beans is one of Northern Ireland’s leading teams of Xero accountants and business professionals, providing real time information to businesses on their performance. Magic Beans owners and co-founders Sharon Brown and Clare Galloway have grown the firm to be a leading provider of outsourced accountancy support, management accounts and cash flow forecasts in Northern Ireland. 

Magic Beans has been selected to partner with Belfast based Hannaway Corporate Advisory group (HCA). This acquisition will enhance HCA’s business offering, providing a full suite of accountancy and advisory services to clients across the UK and Ireland. The resources provided by HCA will enable Magic Beans to continue to grow and provide additional value-added services to clients while supporting both firms’ mutual strong values.

Brian Hegarty, Managing Director of HCA Chartered Accountants, commented;

“This acquisition is an important step forward for us and we really enjoyed working with the Wilson Nesbitt team. Magic Beans is a great fit professionally and personally and we’re delighted to welcome Sharon, Clare and the Magic Beans team into the HCA family.”

Corporate Senior Associate, Max Nesbitt added;

“It was great to work with the HCA team on this exciting opportunity to enhance their client offering.  The combined team will continue to grow and develop, with a clear focus on client based services. We look forward to working with them as they embark on this new chapter of expansion”

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