Baker Tilly strengthens presence in Bulgaria with strategic merger
Baker Tilly and BDO Bulgaria join forces
Baker Tilly in Bulgaria and BDO in Bulgaria have announced their merger, effective 1 July 2023. The merged entity will operate under the Baker Tilly brand.
The merger marks a significant milestone for both Baker Tilly Bulgaria and Baker Tilly South East Europe, further solidifying their dedication to delivering exceptional professional service, and extending their reach into the commercial hubs of Sofia and Blagoevgrad.
Speaking on the merger, Marios A. Klitou, Regional CEO of Baker Tilly South East Europe, said: “By joining forces, we are uniting two highly respected firms in the Bulgarian market, enabling us to leverage our extensive industry knowledge, technical expertise, and client-focused approach. Through this merger, Baker Tilly will continue to provide outstanding client service, nurture strong relationships and prioritise a deep understanding of our clients’ unique needs.”
Nedyalko Apostolov, on behalf of the outgoing BDO member firm in Bulgaria, added: “We are delighted to have successfully completed the first-ever merger in the Bulgarian audit market. This is an exciting moment for our clients and our
Fabio Delbosco, Regional Director for Baker Tilly International’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region, said: “We are delighted to welcome the new team to Baker Tilly. We place great importance on ensuring we have the right teams and skills in place to effectively serve clients. This merger is a perfect example of our dedication to partnering with exceptional professionals who align with our values and bring valuable expertise to our network.”
With the addition of the new team, Baker Tilly further strengthens its position as a leading global professional services provider, equipped with a diverse range of skills and experience to meet the evolving needs of clients across industries and regions.