Advisory and accounting network HLB International has signed a strategic partnership deal with Inflo, an independent cloud-based SaaS provider of accounting data analytics. The aim of the venture is to help HLB’s independent member firms provide an enhanced and consistent service experience. HLB showed record growth of 15% in 2018 and is building on the expansion by investing in technology. By using Inflo’s systems firms can leverage financial data to provide new analysis techniques and business insights.

HLB Global CEO Marco Donzelli said: “HLB is one of the mid-tier networks with technology firmly at the heart of its development strategy. Partnering with Inflo allows HLB firms across the world to enhance traditional accounting services and provide new offerings to clients by embracing emerging technologies.”

HLB International is a global network of independent advisory and accounting firms. Formed in 1969, the network services clients through member firms in 153 countries, with 27,485 partners and staff in 745 offices worldwide.