Asia Pacific Regional Conference (18-21 May 2018) Colombo - Sri Lanka
On April 11, 2018 by ADMIN
When we share our expertise, we help each other win now and anticipate tomorrow. Our 2018 conference theme - Now,for tomorrow. Our 2018 conference theme - Now, for tomorrow - deflects our focus on preparing for tomorrow whilst having meaningful and relevant conversations today. The destination is tomorrow, your journey starts now!
This year's Asia Pacific Regional Conference, hosted by Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Co, will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Please join us for an exiting conference that will include network updates, opportunities to here new ideas and networking activities to connect with old and new colleagues.
Baker Tilly International announces global revenues increase to US$3.4BN
On January 21, 2018 by ADMIN
Baker Tilly International, one of the world’s leading global networks of independent accounting and business advisory firms, has today announced worldwide revenues of US$3.4bn for the year ended 31 December 2017. This represents year-over-year growth of 6.4% at constant exchange rates. Global headcount has increased by 10.2%, with 33,600 people now operating out of 796 offices in 147 territories worldwide.
Ted Verkade, CEO and president of Baker Tilly International, said: “2017 was another strong year for the Baker Tilly International network. As our member firms continue to grow through strong organic growth and strategic expansion, our focus remains resolutely on building long-term relationships with our clients. Our ongoing investment in technology, infrastructure and talent ensures we are positioned to continue to deliver superior client service to an increasing international client base”.
Financial results for the year ending 31 December 2017 in summary:
The Baker Tilly International network recorded growth of 6.4% at constant exchange rates, with total combined member firm revenues of US$3.4bn.
The number of people in the Baker Tilly International network globally grew by 10.2% to 33,600 people in 147 territories.
Each of Baker Tilly International’s service lines grew. Audit and assurance services accounted for approximately 36% of total revenues (US$1.2bn, +7.5%); advisory services 25% (US$857m, +8%); tax services 25% (US$849m, +3%); and accounting services accounted for approximately 14% of total revenues (US$494m, +2%).
North America remains the network’s largest market with revenues of US$1.6bn, followed by Europe at US$987m.
Despite economic challenges is some key markets, Asia Pacific was the network’s fastest growing region: combined revenues grew 13%, driven by China; total staff numbers across the region increased 22%.
The network saw, amongst others, a series of acquisitions in the US and key strategic partnerships forming in Europe, augmenting existing client services and expertise.
Baker Tilly International has been named the winner of the Prestigious Network Of the Year Award
On November 13, 2017 by ADMIN
Baker Tilly International has been named the winner of the prestigious Network of the Year Award at The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) awards 2016.
The annual Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) awards celebrate excellence in the accounting profession and bring together some of the most prominent people in the industry.
The IAB Network of the Year is awarded to networks that have demonstrated the execution of profitable growth strategies during the past 12 months and have excelled in a number of key strategic and operational areas. They are also recognised by the industry as a reputable brand that consistently delivers high quality professional services.
Commenting on the award, Ted Verkade, CEO and President of Baker Tilly International, said: “I am exceptionally proud that the network has been recognised by IAB for our outstanding growth, our innovation and commitment to delivering excellent client service, and for being the first network to obtain the ACCA Approved Employer status award in professional development”.
The finalists and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges comprising: Deborah McSkimming of HRH The Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability Project; Doreen Remmen of IMA; Mark Koziel of the AICPA; Warren Allen former president of IFAC; and Vincent Papa of CFA Institute.