FREE PIC – NO REPRO FEE – April 25, 2022 From left: Sean McSweeney, MC2; Pamela Murphy, MC2; Seamus Parfrey, Parfrey Murphy; Jim McCarthy, MC2; Mary Blyth, Parfrey Murphy and James Loughrey, MC2. Pic: Brian Lougheed

MC2 Accountants, one of Munster’s leading audit, tax and advisory firms, are delighted to announce their acquisition of Parfrey Murphy Chartered Accountants. The move means that Cork-based MC2 is now one of Munster’s largest financial services firms and is uniquely positioned in terms of scale, experience and expertise. 

The acquisition of Parfrey Murphy will see all its employees and partners join MC2 with immediate effect. The new expanded team now comprises 52 employees across the firm’s audit, accounting, tax and corporate finance divisions.

Commenting on the announcement, James Loughrey, Partner at MC2 said “This is a very proud day for us here at MC2 as we welcome our new colleagues from Parfrey Murphy. We have ambitious growth and development plans and this move helps us to accelerate delivery of those plans. We believe that Parfrey Murphy’s talented team, service offering and its excellent reputation make it a perfect fit for MC2. It provides us an opportunity to combine our services and skills to ultimately benefit our clients.”

MC2 provides clients with a full suite of end-to-end financial and business solutions. The addition of Parfrey Murphy will complement MC2’s experience and bolster its financial and accounting service solutions. 

Seamus Parfrey of Parfrey Murphy said “I am delighted that Parfrey Murphy is joining forces with a firm as progressive as MC2. For some time now, we have been considering our options for the delivery of the next phase of Parfrey Murphy’s development and MC2 really is the perfect partner. This move creates new, exciting opportunities not just for our team but for our clients also as our expanded firm will offer a wider range of advice and expertise. Client service is our driving force.”