Press Room

October 17, 2017

Andersen Global Announces Expansion into Ecuador

Andersen Global is proud to announce a new presence in Ecuador through a Collaboration Agreement with two leading tax advisory firms, FIDESBURó Cia. Ltda. and PROFILE Cia. Ltda. These firms, currently completing a merger to become FidesProfile, are an important addition in expanding Andersen Global’s platform in South America to provide seamless service and solutions of the highest quality to clients around the world.

PROFILE is led by Partners Mauricio Durango and Jorge David Uribe. Mauricio and Jorge commented, “Andersen Global’s strategy of focusing on tax and legal services is consistent with the standards of independence and transparency that should govern professional ethics. We are very excited to be part of this process and collaborate in the continuing expansion of Andersen Global.”

PROFILE has been a leading firm in Ecuador for twenty years, with headquarters in Quito. The firm is comprised of tax and legal professionals specializing in domestic and international taxation, transfer pricing and corporate legal services.

FIDESBURó was founded ten years ago and has its headquarters in Guayaquil. The firm provides tax and legal services for national and multinational corporations in a large array of sectors, including construction, manufacturing, real estate, shipping, transport and logistics, and wholesale and retail. FIDESBURó is led by Partners Pablo Guevara, Mario Orellana and Alfredo Bustos.

“The international growth that Andersen Global is experiencing will allow us to continue to provide clients with outstanding service internationally,” said Pablo. “The collaboration with Andersen Global provides many advantages to our clients. For multinationals in Ecuador, as well as Ecuadorean companies abroad, we shall provide integrated advice for their consolidated operations.”

“Our collaboration with Mauricio and the team in Ecuador enhances our capabilities in Latin America and is the next step in integrating more seamlessly with locations in South America. Ecuador has a growing economy, preferable location, and its exacting tax procedures require delivering excellent tax services a necessity,” commented Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO, Mark Vorsatz. “As we continue to expand our platform in this region, teaming with likeminded individuals helps ensure we are even better equipped to provide seamless, best-in-class service worldwide. I am very impressed with the cultural fit and the potential growth in this market.”

Andersen Global is an international association of separate, independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world. Established in 2013 by U.S. member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global now has more than 2,200 professionals worldwide and a presence in over 71 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.