Mazars reinforces its position in the eastern part of the Netherlands through the acquisition of Ten Kate Huizinga
20 December 2017 - On 1 January 2018, Mazars will reinforce its position in the eastern region with the acquisition of Ten Kate Huizinga Accountants and Tax Advisers. Under the name Mazars, Mazars and Ten Kate Huizinga will work together on the further growth and professionalisation of Mazars in the east of the Netherlands.
Ton Tuinier, chairman of the Mazars Executive Board: "We welcome the external and regional growth and are looking forward to a beautiful, shared and successful future.”
The choice for reinforcement
Ten Kate Huizinga is the largest independent accountancy firm in the Twente region. Wim Lubben, member of the Mazars Executive Board: “For the expansion of its practice in the eastern part of the Netherlands, Mazars considers Ten Kate Huizinga to be the right party. It is a renowned firm with a solid reputation, valuable expertise and an interesting clientele. Ten Kate Huizinga's sector expertise also seamlessly fits Mazars’ strategic ambitions in the field of market development. In addition, Ten Kate Huizinga fully shares Mazars’ values and personal approach. We are convinced of the region's economic potential and are confident about the regional labour market.”
Rob Blokhuis, chairman of the Board of Ten Kate Huizinga: “Ten Kate Huizinga considers Mazars to be the ideal partner to further professionalise our services.”
Mazars specialises in accountancy, tax and consultancy. Mazars combines in-depth knowledge of the rules of today with the passion for the challenges of the future. This way, Mazars contributes to the sustainable yield of (international) companies, organisations in the public sector, SMEs and high-net-worth individuals.
Mazars in the Netherlands has 750 employees and forms part of the Mazars Group, which operates with 20,000 professionals in 81 countries. The Group is characterised by its integrated structure and excellent international cooperation.
About Ten Kate Huizinga
Ten Kate Huizinga is a medium-sized accountancy and consultancy organisation. With 11 partners and 170 employees, they have served medium-sized and large companies since 1947 from their offices in the Twente region (headquarters in Enschede), the Achterhoek and Gelderse Vallei regions. The organisation provides services in the fields of accountancy, audit, tax and corporate finance. Its clientele primarily includes national companies and owners / major shareholders.