BDO launches Consulting unit in Austria with Strametz & Partner deal

28 April 2016 Consultancy.uk

BDO has admitted Austria based Strametz & Partner into its wider network. As part of the integration, the entity will operate as BDO Consulting in Austria. The deal strengthens BDO’s HR consulting proposition in the country, while Strametz & Partner’s domestic and international reach is broadened under a new banner.

Strametz & Partner was founded in 1978, and operates out of Vienna, Austria. The firm, which has a staff of ten, provides a range of consulting services in the areas of executive recruitment, diagnostics and training for its clients; the company predominantly supports international companies, operating in Austria, with HR services.

The recently announced deal sees Strametz & Partner join the BDO network, and will operate under the title BDO Consulting. Through the deal, BDO is able to further extending the firm’s advisory capabilities in Austria, supporting its strategy of extending and preserving its market position within the country. Strametz & Partner benefits from access to the wider BDO network, both domestically and internationally. The addition of Strametz & Partner sees Sören Buschmann and Hannes Gsellmann become partners at BDO.

“Our new partners, Sören Buschmann and Hannes Gsellmann have many years of experience and outstanding sector knowledge and expertise,” says Peter Bartos, partner of BDO. “By working together, we shall create an ideal base to make use of our future joint potential.”

Sören Buschmann, CEO of BDO Consulting says: “We are convinced that service providers can, should and must constantly transform themselves. Together with our BDO colleagues involved in the auditing, tax advisory, accounting, financial advisory and forensic, risk & compliance service lines, we are aiming to provide a new dimension for services, and in this way make all meeting points between different aspects of business management into a seamless interface. For our clients, this means simply more combined services.”

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