BDO’s global fee income jumps 5%

GLOBAL ACCOUNTING network BDO has reported a growth in fee income of 4.92% across its member firms after a strong performance in the Asia Pacific region.

For the year ended 30 September 2010, BDO’s fee income was €3.89bn (£3.27bn). Asia Pacific was the fastest growing region, which saw its revenues rise 32%. This success was attributed to the expansion of its operations in China, which saw growth of 65% to €149m over the last year.

Sub-Saharan Africa also perfomed stongly, with fee income up 28%.

Audit and accounting made up almost 61% of combined turnover, with tax and advisory services bringing in 19% and 20% respectively.

Jeremy Newman, CEO of BDO, said: “Since our year end on 30 September, we have welcomed a number of additional countries to the network, as well as announced a merger in France.

“Our steady growth throughout 2009/10 is a mark of BDO’s success and our primary objective is to support our clients as they expand domestically and internationally.”



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