RSM Astute Consulting group, an Indian member firm of RSM, one of the largest global accounting and advisory networks in the world, has announced that it is opening new offices in five cities across India. RSM Astute group (together with Suresh Surana & Associates) has been ranked consistently in the top six accounting and consulting firms in India (International Accounting Bulletin: Sept 2010 & 2011) plans to double its revenues over the next three years.

Headquartered in Mumbai, RSM Astute Consulting currently employs 900 staff in nine Indian cities, including four metros. The new offices will be located in Pune, Jaipur, Coimbatore, Goa and Madurai.

K.H. Viswanathan, Director, RSM Astute Consulting, said: “RSM Astute has grown consistently at 30 percent over the last three years. We want to take advantage of this momentum to further support clients with a pan-India presence. Our new offices will provide a single delivery service model to existing clients that operate from multiple cities and those looking to enter India.” The group provides services in the areas of risk advisory, business advisory and technology consulting services and has 20 out of the top 100 companies in India in its clients list.

Jean Stephens, CEO, RSM said, “RSM Astute has been a long-term member firm of RSM and I am proud to watch their growth year-on-year.  India is a key market for growth-oriented companies - the expansion of RSM Astute Consulting will help clients realise their potential by delivering the support and expertise that they need to grow. I am very excited by the prospects in India for our network.”