Six partners of PKF Frankfurt along with 90 employees have joined the Frankfurt office of RSM, creating one of the largest RSM offices in Germany. This was effective from 1 January 2019.

RSM Frankfurt audits and advises medium-sized businesses a number industry sectors.

RSM Frankfurt’s managing partner Santosh Varughese said: “Along with corporate groups operating internationally, we especially focus on medium-sized companies that highly value individualised care and expect us to have a deep understanding of the specific needs of a medium sized entity.

“Our clients operating internationally will particularly benefit from the merger with RSM by our gaining a wider range of services and competencies. RSM aspires to be the number one consultant, especially for German medium-sized companies operating globally. This is a clear promise of service, a clear statement and almost a unique positioning on the market.”

RSM International’s European regional leader Gregor Schmidt added: “With this growth we strengthen our presence enormously in one of the most dynamic economic regions of Europe.”

RSM International’s CEO Jean Stephens added: “For our global clients, Frankfurt is a strategically important location; a metropolitan area with enormous economic power as well as being an international hub for the exchange of goods and services.

“I am delighted to welcome partners and staff in Frankfurt to our network, further enhancing our client services and bringing expert insight and knowledge to middle market businesses looking to take advantage of this key financial centre.”