RSM, the seventh largest global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, has further strengthened its global presence with the appointment of a new correspondent firm in Myanmar.

MAT Audit and Professional Services provides professional services in Yangon, the country’s most important commercial centre, led by Managing Partner, Dr Tin Latt. The firm joins the growing network of RSM firms in the region, including Premier Consulting, a new correspondent firm in Cambodia, and long-term member firms, RSM AAJ Associates and RSM RKT Group in Indonesia and Malaysia, respectively.

Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM International, said: “The addition of this correspondent firm to our network not only strengthens our presence and client services in the region, but highlights the growing importance of Myanmar in the world of international business.”

RSM’ s expansion in Myanmar follows its recent announcements about network growth in countries including Panama, Benin, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, and Mauritius.