BDO Stoy Hayward's Birmingham-based corporate finance department - which has already doubled in size in the last year - is set for more expansion.
The 32-strong team has grown from 18 members in January 2005. Now it is planned to develop further in the coming months, putting it among the largest in the region.
BDO Stoy Hayward corporate finance Roger Buckley said the caseload was growing rapidly.
"Having expanded considerably in the last 12 months it is clear that will continue.
"We have an experienced team known for their enthusiasm and high level of capability and we will be b uilding on these strengths," he said. Further expansion of more than 25 per cent is expected over the coming months.
Recent deals completed by in Birmingham include the disposal of the Derby-based LK Group, the management buyout of Aldridge-based Bullock Construction and a major capital injection for Equidebt.
Meanwhile private equity specialists from LDC's Birmingham office have started 2006 in spectacular fashion, completing five major deals in as many weeks.
Since mid-December, the team has invested more than £30 million in the management buyouts of three Midlands-based companies - Paragon Print and Packaging, Blackspot Interactive and Ramesys Education Division.
It will be working closely with the companies' management teams to increase shareholder value and further develop the businesses.
Less than two years after it invested £11 million in a £38 million management buyout, LDC completed the sale of Brownhills-based Electrium to Siemens for an undisclosed sum.
The firm has also sold its shareholding in Steelite International back to the existing management team in a £43 million secondary buy-out.
Martin Draper, regional director, said: "LDC's commitment to backing the very best management teams and working closely with the cream of the West Midlands professional community has paid, and will continue to pay, rich dividends for the region's economy.
"Recent activity levels have given us some real momentum and we are confident and extremely optimistic for 2006," he added.