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Russell Bedford appoints new member firm in Chile

Russell Bedford International, has welcomed the appointment of Asesoría y Consultoría Integral S.A. (“Addval”) as its new member firm in Santiago, Chile

Addval was founded in 2005, initially as an accounting and payroll services provider. The firm has since grown considerably, adding new service lines such as tax consulting, transfer pricing, financial auditing and business advisory services, including corporate finance. 

Today the firm comprises six partners, several senior managers, and has a total of more than 85 personnel based in its office in Santiago. The team includes specialists in accounting, tax compliance, auditing, financial control, payroll, and back office services in the areas of HR and IT. 

Addval has a diverse portfolio of more than 200 clients in sectors such as real estate, construction, energy, financial services, investment funds, insurance, healthcare and retail. The firm services many overseas businesses and several publicly listed companies.

Speaking about the appointment, Russell Bedford CEO Stephen Hamlet said: “We are delighted to welcome Addval to our ever-expanding network in Latin America. The firm’s vast breadth of services and impressive growth will undoubtedly enhance Russell Bedford’s service offering for clients needing support in the region; and aligns perfectly with our strategy. A very warm welcome to the entire team!”

Cristián Ureta, president of Addval, added: “We are extremely pleased to join the Russell Bedford network, an important development for our firm’s growth strategy. We very much look forward to connecting with our counterparts in the Latin American region and around the world, and to begin exploring opportunities for supporting each other’s clients.” 

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