Baker Tilly International expands footprint in Sri Lanka

13 August 2015 1 min. read
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Baker Tilly International has expanded its footprint in Sri Lanka with Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Co. Five partners and 70 staff will join the global accounting and consulting network, which consists of more than 160 affiliated firms in 135+ countries worldwide.

Baker Tilly International is the world’s 8th largest accountancy and business advisory network. It consists of more than 160 independently owned and managed accountancy and business consulting firms globally. Its more than 27,000 professionals help privately held businesses and public interest entities meet challenges and respond to opportunities.

Recently, Baker Tilly International announced the expansion of its global network with Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Co, to strengthen its local presence in Sri Lanka. Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Co was founded in 1985 by Founder Partner A.T.P. Edirisinghe with three employees and has since enjoyed continued growth in the local market. Today, the firm has 5 partners and 70 staff operating out of its office based in Colombo.

Baker Tilly International expands footprint in Sri Lanka

“Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Co. has a strong local reputation and a clear and ambitious strategy for its future growth and on-going development,” comments Geoff Barnes, Baker Tilly International CEO and President, comments on the addition.

Priyan Edirisinghe, Partner at Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Co, adds: “This is a very exciting time for our firm. From our interaction with Baker Tilly International and their member firms over these past weeks, we are confident that this is going to be a very good fit indeed.”