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1. PwC GmbH, Frankfurt am Main 1

PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited is a multinational professional services network with headquarters in London, United Kingdom. PwC ranks as the second largest professional services firm in the world and is considered one of the Big Four accounting firms, along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG.

2. Ernst & Young Gruppe, Stuttgart

Ernst & Young Global Limited, commonly known as Ernst & Young or simply EY, is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, England, United Kingdom. EY is one of the largest professional services firms in the world.

3. KPMG AG, Berlin

A multinational professional services network, and one of the Big Four accounting organizations, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Seated in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, KPMG is a network of firms in 154 countries, with 207,050 people and has three lines of services: financial audit, tax, and advisory.

4. Deloitte GmbH, München

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, commonly referred to as Deloitte, is a multinational professional services network. Deloitte is one of the “Big Four” accounting organizations and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals with headquarters in London, United Kingdom.

5. BDO AG, Hamburg

BDO or Binder Dijker Otte is an international network of public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firms that perform professional services under the name of BDO. As of 2017 BDO has member firms in 162 countries, employs around 80,000 partners and staff in over 1,591 offices throughout the world, and is the fifth largest professional services network globally.

6. Rödl & Partner GbR, Nürnberg

As attorneys, tax advisers, management and IT consultants and auditors, we are present with 111 own offices in 50 countries. Worldwide, our clients trust our 4,900 colleagues. Rödl & Partner is not a collection of accountants, auditors, attorneys, management and tax consultants working in parallel.

7. Ebner Stolz PG mbB, Stuttgart

As one of the largest independent middle-class consulting firms in Germany, we are among the top ten in the industry. In 2018, our more than 1,500 partners and employees generated sales of EUR 213 million. At our 15 locations in all major German cities and business centers, we are close to our clients with our range of services in auditing, tax consulting, legal advice and management consulting.

8. Baker Tilly GmbH & Co. KG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Düsseldorf

Baker Tilly International is an accountancy and business advisory network represented by 126 member firms in 147 countries. The company recognizes member firms that operate in more than one country as one member. Its combined fee income of its independent members was US$3.23bn for fiscal year 2016.

9. Mazars GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg

Mazars is a global audit, accounting and consulting group employing more than 40,000 professionals in 89 countries through member firms. With head offices in France, Mazars has a network of correspondent partners and joint ventures in a further 21 countries and is a founding member of the Praxity alliance, a network of independent firms.

10. Warth & Klein Grant Thornton AG, Düsseldorf

With about 1.300 employees active at 10 German locations, we support our clients in achieving their goals. To make this happen, our award-winning technical expertise is just as important as the deep understanding that we have developed for the individual business models, industries and special requirements of our clients. We devise a customized solution to meet your business challenge.

11. PKF Fasselt Schlage Partnerschaft mbB, Berlin

PKF International is a global network of accountancy firms. Member firms operate under the PKF brand in 440 cities and operate in 150 countries across 5 continents. PKF International is ranked the 15th largest global accounting network in 2016 according to a survey by International Accounting Bulletin.

12. RSM GmbH, Düsseldorf

RSM UK is a provider of audit, tax and consulting services to middle market businesses. It is the seventh largest business advisory firm in the United Kingdom and the sixth largest, globally. The firm offers audit and assurance, risk advisory, outsourcing, tax, consulting, restructuring, transactions and legal services. RSM works with a wide range of public, private and not for profit companies.

13. Dornbach GmbH, Koblenz

DORNBACH is a cross-regional group of companies active in the areas of auditing, tax consultancy, legal advice and company consultancy.

14. ETL AG, Berlin

The ETL Group is a multinational group of companies providing tax, legal, auditing and management consultancy services. It is Germany’s largest tax advisory company, with an annual turnover of over €730 million (2015), putting it among the top five auditing and tax advisory companies in the Federal Republic.

15. DHPG Dr. Harzem & Partner mbB, Bonn

At our locations, we support family businesses and medium-sized companies, large companies, public administrations as well as non-profit organizations and private individuals with over 600 employees. We understand companies because we are entrepreneurs ourselves. As an owner-managed, through and through medium-sized consulting company, chief consulting through one of the more than 55 partners of dhpg is a matter of course for us.

16. LKC Kemper Czarske von Gronau Berz GbR, Grünwald bei München

Our very good all-rounders work closely and in a friendly manner with the experts from our company, creating round, coordinated and functioning solutions for our clients. We not only discuss problems, we also find solutions combined with concrete proposals for action. We want to keep your back free for the important things in life and your business.

17. Möhrle Happ Luther Partnerschaft mbB, Hamburg

Möhrle Happ Luther is a leading corporate law firm from Northern Germany in which auditors, tax advisors and attorneys-at-law work hand in hand. We stand out with this multidisciplinary structure. It translates into short paths, quick processing and comprehensive consulting. Our auditors, tax advisors and attorneys-at-law often have multiple qualifications in our various consulting disciplines, so all spheres of activity are ideally combined.

18. Falk & Co. Unternehmensgruppe, Heidelberg

Creating added value for your business future – this has been our goal throughout 80 years of successfully supporting our clients. With our team of approx. 400 employees, we provide auditing, tax consulting, management consulting, and extensive restructuring consulting, all from a single source. We provide support on a regional, national and global level and you can rely on us as both a trusted and critical advisor.

19. Bansbach GmbH, Stuttgart

Bansbach are a medium-sized business that has grown organically and continues to see purposeful growth. This can be seen not only in their way of thinking and their achievements but also in their organisational structure.

20. Curacon GmbH, Münster

We are a nationwide auditing and consulting company specializing in institutions and companies from the health and social economy, the public sector and the church. Our focus is on auditing, tax, legal and business advice.

21. Solidaris/BPG Unternehmensgruppe, Köln

For many years we have been accompanying you as one of the leading providers of examination and consulting services in the field of health and social affairs or in the public service sector. In order to provide you with expertise and expertise even more than before, we will bundle all of our testing and advisory activities as part of a network partnership with the Solidaris Group from July 1, 2018.

22. Fides Gruppe, Bremen

The Fides group has extensive experience in the construction and real estate industry. We have implemented numerous projects all over Germany, especially for the development, planning and implementation of construction projects.

23. RWT Gruppe, Reutlingen

With 300 employees, RWT is one of the largest audit and consulting companies in Germany. Our consulting approach is geared towards the requirements of family businesses. Every customer benefits from a personal contact person and from the extensive competence network of all RWT areas.

24. Dr. Kleeberg & Partner GmbH, München

With more than 200 employees in Munich and Hamburg, we offer our clients a highly professional, modern range of advice in the areas of auditing, tax advice, legal advice, IT audit, business valuation, business advice and international support. Our clients include in particular owner-managed companies from all industries and sizes.

25. Esche Schümann Commichau PartG mbB, Hamburg

Esche Schümann Commichau ist eine multidisziplinäre Sozietät in Deutschland mit Sitz in Hamburg. Die Sozietät besteht im Jahr 2015 aus ungefähr 230 Mitarbeitern, davon etwa 100 Rechtsanwälte, Steuerberater und Wirtschaftsprüfer (inklusive 41 Partnern).

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