13 May 2011
HLB International ("HLBI")
HLB INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS PRESENCE IN ROMANIA
HLB International, the international accountancy network, has appointed a new member firm in Romania. Established in 1996 and with its head-quarters in Bucharest, Contexpert Consulting is one of the leading accounting firms in Romania providing accounting, audit, tax and payroll services. In 2010 Contexpert Consulting was ranked 5th amongst accounting firms in Bucharest.
"We are very pleased to add Contexpert Consulting to the HLBI network. They are a progressive and high quality firm and will strengthen HLBI's position in Eastern Europe. Romania incurred significant growth in GDP just prior to the world-wide economic crisis and we expect it will continue that growth as more international companies select Romania for expansion opportunities", said Rob Tautges, chief executive officer at HLBI.
Over the past years Contexpert Consulting developed a reputable portfolio consisting of over 120 national and multinational companies. In its local market Contexpert Consulting is well known for its strong business principles focusing on quality, communication and expertise.
Sorin Istrate, managing partner at Contexpert, commented: "Being a member of HLB International means that Contexpert Consulting has opened its doors to many exciting opportunities including the development of transnational business and achieving recognition as part of a strong, reputable international network operating at high standards of professionalism and quality.
It enables us to build a stronger identity by having access to global expertise and knowledge, greater networking opportunities and the possibility to learn and implement best practices through a wide range of resources including technical support in order to ensure compliance with national and international statutory requirements. We are proud to be part of such a strong and prestigious international network such as HLB International".
Contexpert Consulting has specialist expertise in real estate development, construction services and the green energy sector.
For further information please contact:
Pauline Rottstock, senior marketing manager
Tel: + 44 20 7881 1100
Background to HLB International
HLB International is a fast-growing, dynamic network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers. Formed in 1969, HLBI is a leading mid-tier international accounting network, servicing clients through its member firms in over 100 countries.
HLB International is a member of the Forum of Firms and focuses on quality and personal service, reinforced by regular quality assurance reviews of all member firms, an up-to-date ISA compliant international audit manual and membership of external professional bodies focused on quality issues.
Member firms are well-established locally with most firms ranked among the top twelve nationally.
Background to Contexpert
Contexpert Consulting is a respected company in the Romanian business environment, with a portfolio consisting of over 120 national and international companies. The company has 6 partners and 44 members of staff in total.