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“UHY strengthens presence in Asia”
UHY strengthens presence in Asia as firm in Japan joins the network.
BA Tokyo & Co was established in 1984 and has grown to become one of the prominent middle-sized audit firms in Japan. With eight partners and 40 staff, the firm’s head office is based in Tokyo with further offices in Kyoto and Okutama, providing primarily audit services combined with corporate finance and management consultancy services such as assurance, financial and tax advisory services. BA Tokyo & Co’s key client base includes major listed companies in the retail and entertainment sectors.
Managing partner of BA Tokyo & Co, Nobuyuki Hara says: “Japan has a unique culture, customs and regulations. We joined the UHY network for a number of reasons. Compared to other mid-size audit firms in Japan, our experienced teams offer a high level of service with English language skill in addition to our knowledge of Japanese accounting and tax regulations. The global presence of the network combined with the expertise and knowledge of UHY’s 6300 people around the world not only strengthens our own capabilities, locally and internationally, but also these of our current and potential clients and their operations.
John Wolfgang, Chairman of UHY commented: “We are delighted BA Tokyo & Co have joined the UHY network, extending our coverage in Asia. The firm’s admittance to the UHY network is expected to add a significant resource to the network, not least through specialist knowledge of cultural and business practices in Japan.”
Notes for Editors:
UHY press contact: Dominique Maeremans on +44 (0)20 7767 2621
UHY liaison office for BA Tokyo & Co based in Tokyo: +81 3 5410 1391 - www.batokyo.or.jp
Contacts: Nobuyuki Hara – nonno@
Akira Wakatsuki on akira.wakatsuki@
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Established in 1986 and based in London, UK, UHY is an international network of independent audit, accounting and consulting firms with offices in 235 major business centres in 78 countries. Over 6300 staff generated an aggregate income of US$649 million in 2010, ranking UHY among the top 25 international audit, accounting and consultancy networks (by revenue). Each member of UHY is a legally separate and independent firm. For further information on UHY please go to www.uhy.com
UHY is a full member of the Forum of Firms, an association of international networks of accounting firms.