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Malaysian accounting firm SKMN expands reach internationally through fast-growing worldwide alliance, Alliott Group

SKMN become the 19th firm to join Alliott Group in 2019

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The appointment of SKMN extends the independent Malaysian accounting firm’s international reach to 65 countries. Alliance members’ clients can now access accounting, tax and audit services in one of the ASEAN region’s largest economies.

The admission of SKMN in Malaysia gives Alliott Group a stronger foothold in the wider APAC region, with the alliance now bringing together 23 accounting and law firm members in 13 countries. Alliott Group’s worldwide alliance extends to 150 firms in 65 countries across the APAC, EMEA and Americas regions.

With 77 staff and with close to four decades in business, SKMN’s team offers a broad range of compliance and advisory services which range from audit (including Islamic audit) to corporate recovery, liquidations, restructuring and insolvency to M&A advisory. Further advice is rendered to clients in areas related to investment holdings, wealth management, property development, agrobusiness and the IT sector.

For its part, SKMN can now tap into the collective expertise of 150 like-minded, independent accounting and law firms across the globe, including thousands of skillsets across many practice areas and industries. With exclusive rights over the Malaysian territory, SKMN is positioned to receive referrals from the alliance’s members and can promote itself nationally as firm with the resources and connections required by international companies investing within and outside Malaysia.

SKMN Partner Mohd Noh Jidin, a former President of the Negeri Sembilan Malay Chamber of Commerce comments:

“We have arrived at a stage where we need a strong international partnership to create new opportunities for the firm and our clients in the global marketplace. Being associated with a Top 15 ranked international alliance elevates our firm to a level above our competitors.”

Giles Brake, COO of Alliott Group adds:

“SKMN join at an exciting moment in Alliott Group’s history. Three firms have joined the alliance in the APAC region in 2019 and we expect to announce further exciting news about our regional expansion in early 2020. We are delighted to welcome Mohd and his team in Malaysia and look forward to providing the support they need to internationalise their client base further in the years ahead.”

About SKMN

Founded in 1981, SKMN PLT is a five partner firm offering services that include audit and assurance, accounting, tax, corporate rescue, insolvency and liquidations, corporate advisory, Syariah audit (Islamic audit) and wealth management. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, the firm also has offices in Bangi, Seremban and Johor Bahru. For more information, contact Mr. Mohd Noh bin Jidin.

About Alliott Group

Founded in 1979, and with 150 member firms in 65 countries, Alliott Group is an award-winning international association (‘alliance’) of independent accounting and law firms that need deeper levels of cross border resources to develop reputation, visibility and new business. Alliott Group provides services to help its member firms to position themselves as the ‘go to’ firms in their local markets for businesses and private individuals with multi-market business interests.

Alliott Group is expanding fast, with 19 firms having joined already in 2019. The alliance has its sights set firmly on growing its legal and accounting membership to 100 countries. Opportunities are available to independent professional firms in specific countries in Central and Eastern Europe, but also in the key markets of Africa, China and the ASEAN countries, Australasia, the Gulf Cooperation Council region, South America and the United States and Canada. For more information about membership, contact Damien McMenamin, Head of Global Business Development.