Uhy Strengthens Presence in South America

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New member firm in Ecuador joins global accountancy network UHY.

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UHY LLP welcomes new member firm, Assurance & Services Auditores y Consultores CIA., LTDA., based in Ecuador to the global accountancy network UHY, of which our firm has been a member since 2001.

Established in 2004 and based in Quito, the capital of the Republic of Ecuador, the firm is led by Freddy Cevallos Bustamante, senior partner, and Edgar Ortega Haro, audit partner, supported by a team of 40 professionals. Principal services provided to both national and multinational clients include external audit, tax advice and consulting, transfer pricing, outsourced accounting and audit reviews to ensure compliance with norms on anti-money laundering and combating financing of terrorism. Team members speak Spanish and English.

International contact partner, Freddy Cevallos Bustamante comments: “We are convinced that our association with UHY will support the growth of our organization, both locally and internationally. The success of our work is based on our team’s high level of professionalism and our commitment to our clients. The needs of our clients are our priority, and we go the extra mile to support their growth and success.”

Richard David, Chief Operating Officer of UHY Advisors, Inc., which is a member of UHY, commented: “We are delighted Assurance & Services Auditores y Consultores CIA., LTDA., have joined the UHY network extending our coverage and capabilities in Latin America. With Ecuador’s rich oil resources and its ambition to become one of the key players in the region, combined with the firm’s strong regional market and sector expertise, we strongly believe that this presents a very good fit for our network.”

The firm will be operating under the UHY branding and will be known as UHY Assurance Services Auditors & Cia. Ltda.

UHY LLP, a licensed CPA firm, provides audit and other attest services to publicly traded, privately owned and nonprofit organizations in a number of industry sectors. UHY Advisors provides tax and advisory services to entrepreneurial and other organizations, principally those enterprises in the dynamic middle market.

UHY LLP, operating in an alternative practice structure with UHY Advisors, forms one of the largest professional services firms in the US. While that scale might provide confidence for some clients, others tell us our greatest value is the way we bring these resources to bear to help address today’s evolving business challenges. It’s a philosophy we call “The Next Level of Service”. To learn more visit http://www.uhy-us.com.

All of the above entities are members of UHY International (“UHYI”), a worldwide network of independent professional services firms that provide audit, tax and advisory services around the globe. UHYI is ranked among the top international accountancy networks and a proud member in good standing of the Forum of Firms. Collectively, our US operating entities (UHY LLP and UHY Advisors) are the largest independent members of UHYI with significant participation, bringing the power of our international network to serve the individualized needs of our clients.

UHY LLP is a licensed independent CPA firm that performs attest services in an alternative practice structure with UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities. UHY Advisors, Inc. provides tax and business consulting services through wholly owned subsidiary entities that operate under the name of “UHY Advisors.” UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities are not licensed CPA firms. UHY LLP and UHY Advisors, Inc. are U.S. members of Urbach Hacker Young International Limited, a UK company, and form part of the international UHY network of legally independent accounting and consulting firms. “UHY” is the brand name for the UHY international network. Any services described herein are provided by UHY LLP and/or UHY Advisors (as the case may be) and not by UHY or any other member firm of UHY. Neither UHY nor any member of UHY has any liability for services provided by other members.

Liaison office for Assurance & Services Auditores y Consultores CIA., LTDA.
Contact: International contact partner, Freddy Cevallos Bustamante on +593 993983531
Email: fcevallos(at)asauditores(dot)ec

About UHY, the network
Established in 1986 and based in London, UK, UHY is a network of independent audit, accounting, tax and consulting firms with offices in over 275 major business centers in 87 countries.

Our staff members, over 7,600 strong, are proud to be part of the 25th largest international accounting and consultancy network/association. Each member of UHY is a legally separate and independent firm. For further information on UHY please go to http://www.uhy.com.

UHY is a full member of the Forum of Firms, an association of international networks of accounting firms. For additional information on the Forum of Firms, visit http://www.forumoffirms.org.

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