- ASA, a key player in business advisory and accounting in India, has recently joined the esteemed Baker Tilly International network.
- Founded by CA Ajay Sethi in the early 1990s, ASA has grown into a powerhouse with over 1,000 professionals, catering to a diverse global clientele.
- This strategic partnership positions ASA to offer exceptional services in the international business landscape.
ASA becomes a Baker Tilly member firm in India
ASA, one of the leading business advisory and accounting players in India, has joined the prestigious Baker Tilly International network as a member firm.
In the early 1990s CA Ajay Sethi, established ASA, with the initial team consisting of an administration person and him.
Today it boasts a team of over 1,000 professionals spread across eight offices nationwide. The firm has developed a robust client base from Japan, the US, the UK, France, Germany, Australia, and South Korea.
The firm specializes in offering tailored professional services to both domestic and international businesses, aiding them in establishing offices and factories in India, finding partners, providing guidance on tax matters, assurance, accounting, and addressing various business support needs.
The firm is also involved in advising on GST compliances, offering risk advisory services, and providing support for restructuring and liquidation assessments.
In 2022, in an interview with The Finance Story Ajay Sethi said, “ASA will make mega strides in India and outside of the country, and we are working toward that vision. I think in 5 to 6 years we will see major changes where mid-sized firms that are more agile will scale and grow. Accounting practices with ambition will go global.”
This strategic alliance with Baker Tilly International network represents a noteworthy milestone for ASA. It positions ASA to provide exceptional services to clients navigating the complexities of the international business landscape.
About Baker Tilly International
Baker Tilly International is ranked as the 9th largest accounting network globally by revenue.
It operates across four regions: Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Latin America, and North America.
With a team exceeding 42,000 professionals across over 700 offices, spanning 146 territories, Baker Tilly serves clients from various sectors and sizes.
The firm values the strength of great relationships, leading, and listening to foster meaningful conversations.
“We are thrilled to announce our membership of the Baker Tilly International network, a move that underscores our commitment to providing our clients with world-class advisory services. This enables us to tap into a vast pool of resources, share best practices, and leverage the collective expertise of a global network.” Ajay Sethi, Managing Partner at ASA said in a press release.
Francesca Lagerberg, CEO of Baker Tilly International, told the media, “ASA is an important and exciting addition to the Baker Tilly International network, and I am delighted to welcome them on board. As with all our member firms, they have a global outlook and reach combined with local expertise and agility, offering real value-added advice to both international and domestic India clients.”