RSM Switzerland AG, RSM (Gva) SA, RSM (Lausanne) SA, RSM Audit Switzerland SA and RSM Audit (Zurich) AG have merged in Switzerland

All Swiss independent member firms of RSM, the world’s sixth largest network of audit, tax and advisory services, have regrouped their operations and are now integrated under a common legal structure, RSM Switzerland AG, to further strengthen their position in the market.

With currently over 60 experts in Zurich, Geneva and Lausanne, the new structure becomes one of the few fully integrated professional services firms covering the entire spectrum of audit, tax and advisory services in Switzerland. Daniel Rochat, Chairman of the Board of Directors of RSM Switzerland AG, explains: "Switzerland remains a primary business destination for international businesses and is a hotbed of highly successful and dynamic entrepreneurial local firms that represent a key market for RSM. This merger will create a number of synergies but more importantly will enable us to expand our presence in Switzerland with a comprehensive, fully integrated range of services for our clients."

"RSM Switzerland AG offers an entire spectrum of services in the field of Audit, Tax, Transactions, and Business Consulting. It also provides modular services related to accounting and payroll. Its client base covers international and national corporations, SMEs, non-for-profit organizations and successful entrepreneurs."

"Our merger will allow us to boost our market position as the advisor of choice for local and foreign middle market businesses" emphasizes Kurt Meier, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of RSM Switzerland AG. Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM International, further commented: "Delivering for our clients and helping them achieve their growth ambitions is our priority focus. By consolidating our presence in Switzerland, we are able to provide a consistent and unified approach to client services, combining our international footprint with national expertise."

With over US$ 5bn of global revenues, 43’000 leading professionals in 800 offices across 120 countries, RSM International recently announced that it has delivered growth in every business line. In addition since 2015, the focus on building the brand has paid off as RSM is enjoying greater international collaboration and global expansion with cross-border client work jumping up by 20% in 2017.

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