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IAS Consulting Group joins Russell Bedford in Russia

Thursday, 17th August 2017


Consulting firm boosts network representation with principal office in Moscow as well as offices in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Pervouralsk and Tver

 

Global professional services group Russell Bedford International has greatly strengthened its presence in Russia with the addition of Moscow firm “Informauditservice” (IAS).

Established in 1992, IAS is a multi-discipline banking and consulting group that provides a full range of professional services in the financial sphere, including bookkeeping, auditing, business consulting, corporate finance, valuation, tax, legal services and outsourcing.

The consulting services business line has two equity partners, several department heads, and more than 250 employees.

IAS is member of the national Sodruzhestvo (SRO AAS) association, an associate of IFAC. The audit practice has a strong reputation in the auditing of banks and insurance companies. It also audits entities in other sectors e.g. construction and manufacturing companies, and soccer clubs. IAS is a third large bookkeeping services provider in Russia.

Stephen Hamlet, CEO of Russell Bedford International, commented: “The addition of a substantial group like “Informauditservice” is a very welcome move for our expanding network. This will not only mean greater access to services and expertise for our members’ clients, but also solidifies our position in Russia, something that the network has been working towards for some time. We welcome “Informauditservice” on board and look forward in anticipation of the great things that are sure to come from the group.”

Dr. Mikhail Bryukhanov added: “Being a group that always has had growth in the heart of its business strategy; we consider international network membership as the next logical step for our business. It’s a pleasure to be joining a network that holds similar values to ours and we are delighted to embark on this new phase of development.”