Chilean firm CCL Auditores Consultores has announced its expansion with the integration of four firms, making it the largest consultancy firm in the country.
The firm has integrated CCL Tax, J&A Auditores Consultores (former Jeria), SPREV and Quinto Siete, and which creates a team of more than 140 professionals.
The new organization that emerges after the integration of four companies specialized in consulting and tax compliance, auditing, tax and customs litigation, advisory, comprehensive services, family office and international taxation, among others.
The integration of the four firms has been approved by Chile’s Financial Market Commission, and positions CCL AC as a direct competitor of the so-called ‘Big Four’ consulting companies.
With offices in six regions of the country, Santiago, Antofagasta, Viña del Mar, Concepción, Osorno and Valdivia, and a team of professionals composed of lawyers, auditors and engineers, CCL AC also holds the representation of JPA International, which allows it to be part of a global network of accounting auditing and consulting firms in 190 offices in 82 countries.
«This integration agreement allows us to emerge as a leading company in the segment and materializes our commitment to building relationships of trust, connecting our professional and academic experience to build creative and agile solutions to protect the assets of companies and individuals, anticipating risks and therefore allowing the fulfillment of to their goals and obligations,” Javier Jaque, leading partner of CCL AC, said.
For his part, CCL AC audit partner Carlos Barahona said: “the main objective of this integration is for CCL AC to be one of the leading firms in our industry, thanks to the recognized experience of our partners and professional teams”.
“Our work methodology and presence in six regions of the country allow us to be in permanent contact with our clients and facilitate the construction of relationships of trust to offer comprehensive solutions for both medium and large-sized companies, as well for companies that are under a formation process and that seek to consolidate their business. We understand and give support the needs of each segment,” he added.
The 12 twelve partners of CCL AC have extensive experience in the public, private and academic world, and are José Quinteros Curín, Javier Jaque López, Carlos Barahona Vergara, Christian Delcorto Pacheco, Francisco Javier Orellana Rivera, Carolina Caro Henríquez, Jaime Preiss Contreras, Raúl Gómez Escobar, Rodrigo Ziade Marquez, Gerardo Ugalde Moya, Renato Estay Valdés and Lorena Oporto Silva.