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CLA Global Welcomes New Network Member in Brazil

Sao Paulo and London - Today, CLA Global Limited (CLA Global), a leading international organization comprised of independent accounting and advisory firms, announced that Hills Group has become a network member firm of CLA Global. The firm will transition to the CLA Global brand to become CLA Brazil with immediate effect.

With its main office in Sao Paulo, CLA Brazil has three offices across the country, more than 205 staff members, and 21 partner-level professionals. The firm provides audit, advisory, tax, and outsourcing services across a range of industries including agriculture, fintech, manufacturing and distribution, real estate and construction, retail, and technology.

Thiago Brehmer, co-founding partner of CLA Brazil, said, “My co-founding partner, Odair Silva, and I are excited to lead the Hills Group transition to join the CLA Global network. Our decision was a strategic move fueled by immense enthusiasm and our belief that the shared culture and values of both organizations are a perfect fit. The opportunity to collaborate with such a talented and diverse network of professionals around the world is a key factor, and we are keen to learn from and join forces with members across the network to further develop innovative solutions for our clients.”

“We are excited to welcome CLA Brazil to the CLA Global network. The firm brings, capabilities, and extensive service experience, which will enhance the network's offerings in this key region,” said Paul English, CEO of CLA Global. “With its emphasis on relationships, culture, and innovation, and their enthusiasm for collaboration, CLA Brazil will add value to our members and their clients, furthering our collective growth.”

CLA Global was founded on July 1, 2022, by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP and Evelyn Partners. Currently, CLA Global has more than 180 offices across the world and more than 13,500 personnel across the network. Member firms provide services to clients of all sizes, with a particular emphasis on fast-growing, innovative, and dynamic, middle market cross-border businesses.

Based on reported 2021 fee income, Accountancy Age ranked CLA Global 15th among the top global accounting and advisory organizations in the world.

About CLA Brazil

CLA Brazil, formerly Hills Group, is a consulting firm that empowers clients with strategic intelligence and innovative solutions. The firm is dedicated to helping businesses grow, comply with regulations, and achieve success through auditing and consulting services.

Their team of professionals have experience in various areas, including tax consulting and actuarial services and are committed to innovation, integrity, and excellence. The firm is based in São Paulo with offices in Curitiba, Rio de Janeiro, and Belo Horizonte.

About CLA Global

CLA Global is a worldwide organization of independent accounting and advisory firms. CLA Global member firms' professionals provide audit, accounting, tax, and advisory services to help guide organizations and individuals through the increasingly complex global business and financial environment.

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