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Russell Bedford expands further in Netherlands with Eindhoven firm

Wednesday, 9th November 2016


Eindhoven-based accounting and consulting practice De Groof Accountants en Adviseurs is the second Netherlands firm to join the network in 2016

 

Global professional services group Russell Bedford International has added De Groof Accountants en Adviseurs B.V., Eindhoven, to its growing European network. This latest addition now gives Russell Bedford a three-firm presence in the Netherlands, with De Groof joining alongside Stolp+KAB (The Hague, Schiphol-Amsterdam, Rotterdam) and Boon Accountants (Apeldoorn).

Founded in 1938, De Groof is a full-service accounting and consulting firm, with a staff of around 50, headed by five directors. Specialising in accounting and payroll services for medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in various business sectors, the firm’s fields of expertise also include tax compliance and consulting, audit, and transaction support for mergers and acquisitions.

Alan Bezzant, CEO, Russell Bedford International commented: “Following a series of new member firms joining the network in Europe this year, the addition of De Groof further consolidates our position in the region as well as the Netherlands. Our close-knit network is a global family of like-minded, independent, mid-tier practices, offering a responsive, personalised, partner-led service. With its focus on quality services for SMEs and business owners, we are very pleased to welcome De Groof into our family of firms.”

De Groof audit partner Marcel van den Bergh added: “We are delighted to be joining an international network with such a strong presence in the Netherlands and nearby countries, and we look forward to working with our new colleagues to further augment our domestic and international services.”