AI Issue 4 2017

Acquisition International - April 2017 35 Eddy Sakr, co-founding partner at Sarkis Sakr & Partners, tells us more about the company following being awarded the title of Most Innovative Accountancy Firm 2017 – Lebanon. arkis Sakr & Partners is an Independent Member of Geneva Group International. Since its inauguration, it has been considered one of the fastest growing audit, tax and advisory practices in Lebanon mainly due to consistently offering timely and insightful advice. Sarkis Sakr & Partners specializes in full range of audit, tax consulting, management consulting and financial advisory services. Co-founder, Eddy Sakr, tells us more about the firm and these areas of specialism. “Our approach deals with any audit, small or large, simple or complex, while ensuring that all audits (internal or external) are carried out to a consistently high standard. Taxation is one of our core services as we manage and mitigate risk during our effective reviews of tax areas. We also have a particularly strong team of tax experts, Company: Sarkis Sakr & Partners (Member of GGI) Name: Eddy Sakr / Joe Sakr Email: Web: Address: Sami el Solh Avenue, Beirut PO Box 116-5333, Lebanon Phone: +961 1383 191 Customer First S 1704AI11 able to advice on corporate and international tax structuring, tax on transactions, transfer pricing, indirect taxes, tax risk management, tax valuations and tax investigations.” The firm has a diverse portfolio of clients such as leading Lebanese banks, conglomerates, insurance companies and local business of International Groups. However, Eddy explains that the team is also dedicated to assist startup SMEs by providing them with the sufficient information needed and the training essential for their right kick offs. “We develop strategies aimed at particular groups of firms or industries which begin in the field of economic development for less developing industries. “Fulfilling our reputation in delivering highly efficient services, the Sarkis Sakr & Partners is led by a team of experts in accounting and tax who possess multidisciplinary know-how and who are dedicated to achieving excellence in every task undertaken and tackle any challenge using fast, groundbreaking and innovative solutions. “Through our continued commitment to our clients, we were congratulated on being on the cutting edge of all the latest financial changes in the market and on providing our clients with the latest insights into such changes.” Sarkis Sakr & Partners encompasses one of the best and most talented groups of professionals. Sarkis Sakr & Partners is comprised of a team of Certified Public Accountants and other professionals encompassing partners, managers, senior and associates. “The methods applied and our success depends on all partners and staff drawing on the Firm’s knowledge and experience,” explains Eddy. “Our professionals have a breadth and depth of experiences which allows us to understand organizations’ unique areas of concern and then develop solutions tailored to meet those specific concerns.” With regards to the next 12 months, Eddy has definite plans for the firm’s continued success. “Throughout 2017, at Sarkis Sakr & Partners, we have begun evaluating our business processes to improve any inefficient and ineffective method, which in turn will allow us to serve our clients with greater accuracy, quality and time efficiency.” Customer First “The methods applied and our success depends on all partners and staff drawing on the Firm’s knowledge and experience .”