The merged network will be known as Morison KSi.
According to a statement issued by Hill Rogers, the merger will allow the firm to significantly increase its geographical reach, with the combined network consisting of 375 offices in 88 countries, and increase its talent pool, with 8,990 international specialists being part of the new network.
John Wilcox, executive chairman and director of Hill Rogers, said the merger will provide great opportunity for the Australian firm.
“Being a member of the merged association, Morison KSi, gives us access to an even stronger offering of international services, skills and service line experience – allowing us to exceed our clients’ expectations,” he said.
Liza Robbins, CEO of Morison KSi, said the merger will have many benefits for all member firms.
“Member firms are extremely excited about this significant development. The improved skills and experience which are now available to them will help them further service their clients’ international needs – a truly effective alternative to the big four and other international groups,” she said.
Both associations are well known for their focus on high-quality members. The merger will see a combined total of 164 member firms, all with vast experience in dealing with cross-border assignments. The merger, which will create a US$1 billion strong international association, will be effective as of 1 April.
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