HLB International, one of the leading global accountancy networks with presence in over 110
countries, has recently signed a new member in France: Dba, based in Paris.
Dba provides audit & accounting as well as advisory services to national and multi-national
clients ranging from family-owned businesses to listed companies –including subsidiaries of
multi-national companies. The firm has special expertise in the Banking & Insurance, Real
Estate and Renewable Energy sectors.
Dba was born from an encounter between professionals working with international firms,
people whose culture and wide-ranging experience provided the perfect fit for the creation of
a multi-function group.
Established in 2005, Dba now comprises more than 130 staff for a €14 million fee income. It
is its history, positioning and future-oriented dynamic which make Dba a competent and
Arnaud Laplanche, Managing Partner of Dba commented:
“Joining the HLB International network is a great development opportunity for our group and
our staff in France and internationally. Dba’s development since its creation has rested on
the establishment of a dynamic environment of partners and fellow professionals bringing
ever more expertise and on demand services to our clients. For us, joining HLB means
reinforcing this stragegy.
HLB International is already present in France with members HLB Magnin Gecors, HLB
Groupe Cofimé, HLB Fiprovex, HLB Maupard Fiduciaire, COGEP and Inkipio.
HLB International is a leading worldwide network of independent professional accounting
firms and business advisers. Formed in 1969, HLB International services clients through its
member firms in over 110 countries, their 1,700 partners and 14,000 staff in 500 offices
worldwide. Member firms are well-established locally with many firms ranked among the top
HLB International is a member of the Forum of Firms and focuses on quality and personal
service, reinforced by regular quality assurance reviews of all member firms, an up-to-date
ISA compliant international audit manual and membership of external professional bodies
focused on quality issues.
Hazlewoods is a member of HLB International, a fast-growing, dynamic network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers. Formed in 1969, HLBI ranks in the top 12 international accounting networks, servicing clients through its member firms in over 100 countries.