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Crowe Horwath International marks eight consecutive year of revenue growth

Crowe Horwath International
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Crowe Horwath International (Crowe Horwath) marked its eighth consecutive year of revenue growth reporting total global gross revenues of USD3.8 billion for calendar year ending December 31, 2017, representing a 4% increase in local currency terms (3% USD).

“I’m pleased with our network’s performance in 2017. All core lines of business experienced growth, our geographic footprint continued to expand with capabilities added in target markets, and strategic investments were made in the areas of innovation and technology,” said Kevin McGrath, CEO, Crowe Horwath International. He added, “Crowe Horwath’s ongoing growth is without a doubt a testament to the high-quality services provided to clients by member firm partners and professionals they know and trust to deliver lasting value.”

Highlights of our aggregate performance include:

  • Our members’ ability to deliver lasting value for clients across all service areas led to growth across all core lines of business. Assurance services accounted for 44% (USD1.7B) of total revenues, tax services accounted for 25% (USD.9B) and advisory 31% (USD1.2B).
  • Advisory grew 6%
  • Tax grew 3%
  • Audit & Assurance grew 1%
  • Advisory’s strong growth was driven by high demand from member firm clients’ seeking providers that can offer industry-specific solutions that manage risk and maximize performance. Our global consulting practice has expanded in these channels linking subject matter expertise with enabling technologies.
  • Growth ranging from 2% to 6% was achieved in four of our geographic markets, with North America leading the way at 6%.
  • Our strategic vision of expanding our geographic footprint and building scale with high quality firms in key markets continues to pay off. Sixteen new member firms were added in growth markets such as Central and Eastern Europe, Japan and Russia.
  • Our total global workforce climbed to 36,540 professionals (up 3%) providing services across 130 countries.

About Crowe Horwath International

Crowe Horwath International (Crowe Horwath) is ranked among the top 10 global accounting networks with 216 independent accounting and advisory services firms in 130 countries around the world. Crowe Horwath International’s member firms are committed to impeccable quality service, highly integrated service delivery processes and a common set of core values that guide decisions daily. Each firm is well-established as a leader in its national business community and is staffed by nationals, thereby providing a knowledge of local laws and customs which is important to clients undertaking new ventures or expanding into other countries. Crowe Horwath International member firms are known for their personal service to privately and publicly held businesses in all sectors and have built an international reputation in the areas of audit, tax and advisory services.

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