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Grant Thornton Adds Egyptian Accounting Firm Saleh, Barsoum & Abdel Aziz

The new Grant Thornton member firm in Egypt will be led by Kamel Saleh along with about 250 professionals. Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, the firm has...

Grant Thornton International Ltd. has reached an agreement with Saleh, Barsoum & Abdel Aziz for it to be admitted as the network’s member firm in Egypt, effective December 2, 2022.

The admission of SBA adds a member firm with a proven track record of delivering quality service to its clients both in Egypt and internationally. It underlines Grant Thornton’s commitment to this key market and its strategic importance to the network given its location linking the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, along with the country’s strong international trade ties.

The new Grant Thornton member firm in Egypt will be led by Kamel Saleh along with about 250 professionals. Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, the firm has an excellent reputation as a market leader in Egypt offering a full range of services across advisory, audit and tax.

Peter Bodin, CEO of GTIL, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Saleh, Barsoum & Abdel Aziz to the Grant Thornton network. SBA is a market leader with an excellent reputation that shares our commitment to the Egyptian market and a passion for developing the best local talent within a global network.”

Peter added: “SBA’s decision to join the Grant Thornton network reflects the strength of our brand and our commitment to ensuring we have the right strategic capabilities where clients need them most. This marks an exciting new chapter in the Egyptian market for both parties and I look forward to seeing what we can achieve together.”

On joining the Grant Thornton network, Kamel Saleh stated: “We are pleased to become the Grant Thornton member firm in Egypt. We believe this will allow us, as market leaders, to diversify our service offering to what is most relevant to the Egyptian economy and the changing needs of international and local business. It will also enable us to match the growing demands of technology enabled businesses. We are proud to reiterate our commitment to the national economy and our strong belief in Egyptian talent that has been at the core of our values since we were established 70 years ago in Egypt.”