Findex Group acquires Crowe Horwath Australia and New Zealand

16 January 2015 1 min. read

The Findex Group has acquired Crowe Horwath International’s Australia and New Zealand business.

Crowe Horwath International is a top ten international accounting network which comprises more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms globally, employing nearly 28,000 professionals across 640 offices in 100+ countries.

The firm's Australia and New Zealand operation has over 2,600 staff spread across offices in all major regions of the country.

Findex Group is one of Australia’s larger independent providers of providers of accounting, advisory, wealth, estate planning and risk protection services.

Findex Group acquires Crowe Horwath Australia and NZ as subsidiary

The acquisition of Crowe Horwath’s Australian and New Zealand operation is in line with Findex Group’s ambition to expand its SME accounting services to be able to offer a full range of accounting and business services to its clients.

Spiro Paule, Chief Executive of the Findex Group, commented on the move, “This is a significant milestone in the development of the Findex Group. It marks the realisation of our vision of creating a financial services group with accounting as the cornerstone offering complemented by financial advice, risk, lending and other related services. Our goal is to provide the highest quality, one-stop solution for all the financial services needed by our clients.”

Following closing, Findex Group’s wealth advisory business will be the largest non-aligned advisory business in Australia, with more than $15 billion under advice.