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Natarajan & Swaminathan Merges with KNAV to Elevate Auditing and Advisory Services in Singapore

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KNAV, an international accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce its merger of Natarajan & Swaminathan, a respected audit firm in Singapore. This merger marks a strategic step in KNAV’s plan to strengthen its local presence in operational countries and extend its reach in the region.

Natarajan & Swaminathan, with over seven decades of history, is renowned for its quality audit and tax services in Singapore. The firm’s team of professionals are well-versed in the local business environment and have been a reliable partner for businesses of various sizes.

KNAV, who already has an established presence in Singapore, considers this merger as a step in-line with its fundamental strategy of strengthening its presence in the regions where it conducts the business. The merger combines Natarajan & Swaminathan's local expertise with KNAV’s global proficiency, promising clients in Singapore superior service levels, comprehensive solutions, and access to an extensive network of professionals. Natarajan & Swaminathan will join KNAV International Limited, a member of the Forum of Firms, as a new member. Post-merger, Natarajan & Swaminathan will retain its name and leadership team, ensuring a smooth transition for clients and staff.

Atul Deshmukh, KNAV’s Chief Strategy Officer, emphasized the merger’s role in strengthening the firm's Singapore presence and supporting its global market strategy. The merger is expected to contribute to KNAV’s growth in the Asia-Pacific, offering clients a range of services, including auditing, tax planning, and business consulting.

Dominique Tan, KNAV’s country leader in Singapore, noted that the merger will enhance the firm's audit service capabilities and allow the provision of tax services in Singapore. The addition of three new partners and 27 staff members increases the KNAV Singapore team to 48, including 6 partners, thereby improving client service capabilities.

Narayanamohan, Managing Partner of Natarajan & Swaminathan, expressed enthusiasm about joining KNAV. He highlighted the merger’s potential to create new opportunities for clients and staff while preserving the relationships built over the past 70 years. The partnership, grounded in shared values and commitment to client and staff success, is seen as a natural fit.

About KNAV:

KNAV as a “Partner Beyond Boundaries’ provides global assurance, tax, and advisory services, specializing in financial reporting, audits, tax filings, M&A, and advisory across the USA, India, UK, Singapore, Canada, and the Netherlands.


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