Why selling your practice (sometimes) makes sense

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Weston Williamson + Partners has been bought by Egis. Chris Williamson has some advice for other firms considering taking the plunge

Earlier this month Weston Williamson + Partners, the practice I founded nearly 40 years ago with Andrew Weston, was acquired by Egis – one of the world’s largest consultancy firms. 

It is an exciting move for us: our new partnership is all about collaboration and new opportunities, while retaining our brand identity and client relationships. It is also the end product of many months of balancing the pros and cons and, having come through the other side, I have been asked to offer a few pointers to others considering whether to take the plunge themselves.

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