KPMG in Jordan will form part of Europe’s most fully integrated accountancy firm with eighteen member countries – including the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, CIS (Russia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Georgia) and Turkey.
With more than 30,000 partners and staff, 120 offices and total revenues of EURO 4.7 billion, the firm will be a strong provider of Audit, Tax and Advisory services across the Middle East (‘the region’).
KPMG Europe LLP has strong practices and resources across industries including energy and natural resources, financial services and public sector, and has significant capability in supporting large infrastructure projects.
The Joint Chairmen, John Griffith-Jones and Rolf Nonnenmacher, said: “There is already a natural alignment between our firms, but by linking together in this way, we will have an even greater impact in meeting the needs of our clients in what is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. Our clients and employees increasingly are more internationally focused.
“With even better access to international specialists in all industries, we are further strengthening our ability to support businesses that are based in Jordan, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia,”
Hatem Kawasmy, KPMG in Jordan’s Managing Partner, said: “The decision to join ELLP is to form an even stronger presence in the region which will bring new opportunities for both our clients and our people. This is a significant step in creating an integrated firm with the strength and resources necessary to compete effectively in the changing global economic environment.”
For more information, please contact:
KPMG in Jordan
Khalid Alkhudair, COO – Markets
Tel (00966) 550203300
KPMG Europe LLP
Gavin Houlgate, Director of Communications for KPMG in the UK
Tel (0044) 207 694 3902
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