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Firm expansions: Grant Thornton, Moore Stevens, MGI Latin America, CIPFA and ICAB

Grant Thornton will expand its operations in Bosnia, Croatia and Slovenia. The firm announced today that it will gain a total of 4 new offices and add 76 professionals in this expansion.

Confida Banja Luka joins from Bosnia, Interbilanz Croatia and Interbilanz Slovenia will now be a part of Grant Thornton’s International services. All three are audit, tax, advisory and outsourcing firms.

 

Moore Stephens has appointed a member firm in Sierra Leone, Leone Consultants.

Moore Stephens Sierra Leone chairman and client partner relations manager, Emile Carr, said: “Our objective in bringing Moore Stephens to Sierra Leone is so that we become the best audit and assurance services and enable the wider network to grow, making a significant difference in the local and global market.”

 

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help strengthen public financial management in Bangladesh.

The signing ceremony took place at the ICAB office, attended by Gillian Fawcett, CIPFA Head of Governments Faculty, Ian Ball, CIPFA International Chairman, and ICAB representatives.

The MoU outlines the future relationship of cooperation and collaboration between the two institutes and seeks to build confidence and capacity, enhancing governance processes in public sector institutions.

 

Avelar & Asociados S.A. de C.V. has joined MGI Worldwide in Latin America, located in San Salvador. Managing partner of Avelar & Asociados S.A. de C.V., David Avelar said: “Joining the international accounting network is an excellent decision.” The firm stated that the acquisition will provide access to a globalised client base.

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