RSM International (“RSM”), the seventh largest global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, has expanded further in Africa with the appointment of three new correspondent firms, in Benin, Cameroon (with an office in Congo) and Burkina Faso.

RSM’s new firms, all in West and Central Africa - Cameroun Audit Conseil (Cameroon), Canal Audit SARL (Benin), and Seccapi Sarl (Burkina Faso) - increases RSM’s country presence in Africa by 25%.

Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM International, said: “We are delighted that these leading African firms have chosen to join the RSM network. Business in Africa is developing rapidly and as demand for professional services in the region continues to grow it is imperative that we ensure RSM is represented by very high quality local businesses.”

Last year RSM strengthened its presence in Africa with the admittance of SIAO Partners, Nigeria’s fifth-largest accounting firm by revenue. RSM now has fifteen member and correspondent country firms in Africa, including in Botswana, Kenya, Mauritania, South Africa and Tanzania.