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Grant Thornton expands Africa operations with new member firm in Rwanda

Press release by Grant Thornton

Press release by Grant Thornton - Grant Thornton today announced the addition of Nambiar Associates as a new member firm in Rwanda. With three partners and 30 additional staff, the firm will go to market under the name Nambiar Grant Thornton and provide audit, tax and outsourcing services.

Nambiar Grant Thornton joins existing Grant Thornton Africa member firms in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

Gernot Hebestreit, Global leader - clients & markets, said: "We are pleased that we now have a presence in one of the fastest growing economies in Africa which is seen as an increasingly attractive destination for foreign and Sub-Saharan investors. With the addition of a member firm in Rwanda, this completes our East African network for Grant Thornton and reinforces our position as the fifth largest accounting firm in Africa. Mr. Nambiar is highly respected in the professional circles in Rwanda and has an extensive client base in the country. Our Grant Thornton brand will grow our presence in Rwanda. Rwanda is the 'go to' country in Sub-saharan Africa for expansion of established businesses and our presence there comes at the appropriate time."

Raghavan Nambiar, Nanbiar Grant Thornton managing partner said: "I look forward to join as a member firm and am excited by the opportunities that await."

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