BK Plus strengthens its presence with the Acquisition of K J Watkin & Co.


BK Plus, a leading UK accounting and financial advisory firm, is pleased to announce its acquisition of K J Watkin & Co., established 34 years ago as an independent insolvency practice based in Aldridge. This strategic move demonstrates BK Plus’s commitment to expanding its service offerings and strengthening its position as a trusted advisor to businesses across the region.

K J Watkin & Co. is led by Chris Moore, who brings over 40 years of experience in providing expert insolvency solutions to clients. With a stellar reputation and a wealth of experience, Chris and his team are well-known across the region for their professionalism and dedication to client service.

Chris Moore, Principal at K J Watkin & Co. said “I am thrilled to be joining forces with BK Plus. This partnership represents a new chapter for us, one that will allow us to continue serving our clients with the same dedication and professionalism that they have come to expect, whilst also providing access to additional resources and expertise. We share a common client-driven culture and I am excited about the opportunities that this brings to our team and to our clients. I look forward to the journey ahead”

Richard Tonks, Head of Banking and Restructuring and Partner at BK Plus, expressed his enthusiasm for the acquisition, stating, “Kim and I are delighted that Chris and his team will be joining forces with our team at BK Plus. We share common interests in providing professional advisory and assistance to those who are experiencing financial difficulties. We are excited about the opportunities this brings to further enhance our services and support to both businesses and individuals in navigating financial challenges effectively.”

With this acquisition of K J Watkin & Co. BK Plus further strengthens its position as a trusted advisor to businesses nationwide.

The merger of these two teams makes us one of the largest independent players in the region. It underscores our commitment to continued growth and our dedication to providing exceptional service to our clients. We are excited about the prospects of integrating K J Watkin & Co. into the BK Plus family and look forward to the opportunities ahead.

Shaun Knight

CEO of BK Plus