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deverellsmith acquires Broomham Recruitment

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Acquisition allows leading property recruitment consultancy to strengthen its offering across the UK.

London, UK -January 2022: deverellsmith, the London based recruitment talent solutions partner for the property industry, announced that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Broomham Recruitment.

Broomham Recruitment specialises in the Estate Agency, Property and, PropTechsectorsof the property market,matching the best talent to the best companies and creating long term relationships for all parties. 

According to deverellsmith, the acquisition, which was advised by legal advisory and law firm Wright Hassall, is consistent with the group strategy of accelerating growth in the recruitment business through strategic acquisitions and widening our footprint outside of the greater London area.

Andrew Deverell-Smith, CEO and Founder of deverellsmith, commented “By joining the deverellsmith team, our clients benefit from the leadership, exceptional market knowledge and network connectionsNicola Broomham and her team have to offer. The Broomham team see the world through the same lens as we do at deverellsmith, they care deeply about the sector and enriching the lives of all those they work with. Our clients will benefit from broader access to the best talent and a determined partner committed to enabling innovation and growth.”

The acquisition of Broomham Recruitment fits into deverellsmith’s strategy to support our customers in making smarter decisions and together with the recent launch of ‘ds success’, an innovative approach to hiring talent with no fixed traditional recruitment fees, together with the establishment of our RPO company re-enforces deverellsmith as the market leader in estate agency and talent solutions.

Nicola Broomham, Director of Estate Agency said, “joining Deverell-Smith brings two businesses who naturally align with service, culture and ethos together. Having built Broomham as a brand synonymous with change, honesty and modern recruitment practices, when it came to collaborating, Deverell Smith was the only choice. By joining together, it facilitates greater service for our clients, both existing and future, with more services available, larger teams and networks and collaboration of the best talent in the industry. Being able to offer exceptional recruitment services to clients across the whole of the UK with the support of such a large team and innovated products including the ‘ds success’ model, will change the landscape of property recruitment. It’s very exciting.”