Global Alliance enhances its offering with advisory experts Theta Global Advisors, UK and accounting practice JAA & Associates, India

Theta Global Advisors, London, UK

Theta provides big-firm deep technical accounting expertise combined with practical and commercial knowledge and a focus on ‘delivering not just advising’. They provide clients with M&A and IPO deal support (GAAP conversions, working capital/going concern modelling and financials, proforma and HFI reporting, and FPPP), alongside IFRS and UK GAAP accounting advisory support on pre/post -deal issues and general complex matters including reporting, financial instruments, credit, hedging, revenue recognition, leases, and business combinations.

Their team are ex- Big 4 so they provide the same large-firm skills and experience but in a unique specialist firm manner enabling clients to receive the same service but with a more ‘hands-on’ approach. As they don’t audit, they are uniquely ‘auditor-independent’, and therefore help clients maintain their current and future audit independence.

Theta has considerable experience across a range of global clients including manufacturing, retail, FMCG, media, professional services, hospitality, tech, funds and investment and retail banking, asset finance & leasing, VC funds, real estate, mining, and telco to name but a few.

JAA & Associates, Bangalore, India

JAA & Associates is a growing accounting, tax, and consulting practice, established with a vision of making world-class services available under a single roof. The firm provides the following services, each led by a dedicated specialist partner:

  • Audit & Assurance;
  • Governance Risk & Control;
  • Taxation – Domestic & International;
  • Goods & Services Tax;
  • Valuation services;
  • Corporate & Strategy consulting;
  • Outsourced CFO & controllership services.

Their 100+ young team is comprised of accountants, company secretaries, and other professionals. They enjoy the unique advantage of having a high gender diversity -– most impactfully, in their panel of partners.

The firm has a dedicated start-up desk, which involves working closely with multinational lawyers and accountants, investors, founders, and multi-country structures — involving transfer pricing, IP structuring, and India policy consulting.

They serve a range of clients in the mid to large size segment, including listed corporations and international group members (Japanese, French, US HQ), as well as high net worth individuals.