Baker Tilly International Expands Coverage in Latin America

3 May 2016

Baker Tilly International has strengthened its Latin American capabilities with the addition of three new firms in Brazil and Paraguay.

Commenting on the new additions, CEO and president, Geoff Barnes said: “I’m delighted to welcome these prestigious firms to our network. Baker Tilly International has a strong presence in the Latin America region with member firms in 15 countries - more than 130 partners and over 1,800 staff. We have seen strong growth across all our regions, however, it’s our Latin American region which recorded the highest growth rate of 16% in 2015. In addition more than half of our member firms in the region recorded individual double-digit revenue growth”.

Brazil

4 Partners
Although the firm’s name suggests otherwise, 4 Partners comprises six partners and is supported by an additional 44 professional staff. The firm provides audit services to SME clients and has built strong relationships with Controle who is able to provide non-audit services to 4 Partners’ clients. The firm was a previous member of the TGS global network.

Controle
Established in 1968, Controle provides business process outsourcing (BPO) services. Supported by 180 professional staff, this three partner firm is recognised as one of the premier BPO firms in Sao Paulo. Controle has a strong portfolio of local and international clients.

4 Partners and Controle will trade as Baker Tilly Brasil and are located in Sao Paulo.

Paraguay

Abaco Public Accountants is a three partner firm with an additional 50 professionals supporting clients throughout the country. Based in Paraguay’s capital of Asuncion, the firm provides the full range of accounting, tax and business advisory services to clients.

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