BDO East Africa acquired a new firm in Ethiopia, effective 1 July 2013. The firm was formerly called Next Consult, and was established in 2005. The firm has grown rapidly to become the second largest professional services firm in Ethiopia.
Operating out of one office in Addis Ababa with 45 partners and staff, the firm’s clients include large entities in mining, tourism & leisure, manufacturing and retail, ICT and family-owned companies.
Ethiopia is the second most populous nation in Africa with a population of 85 million, and its economy is growing at double digits over the last five years.