Bentleys is a network consisting of advisory and accounting firms, with more than 700 members of staff, and offering services from 18 locations across Australia, New Zealand, and China.

It offers services in tax, business, corporate and strategic advisory services, internal and external audits, business mentoring, R&D incentives and innovation, cloud and business systems, and wealth management.

Allinial Global’s president and CEO Terry Snyder said: “We are thrilled to welcome such a strong player to our Asia Pacific team and confident that they will be a valuable asset to our membership as we continue to focus on providing the most innovative and client-centric solutions possible.”

Wilkins Kennedy an existing member firm of Allinial Global has combined with Baldwins, a member firm of equity company Cogital Group. Both Kennedy and Baldwins are maintaining their membership in Allinial Global together. Together there is a total of 2,700 employees in 84 locations.

Synder commented: “This is a tremendous addition to our already strong UK team, and as we begin our fiftieth anniversary year, we are proud to be offering our members even more value through access to broader services, deeper niche expertise, and more complete geographic coverage.”