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UHY Strengthens Presence in South America

New member firm in Ecuador joins the network

Global accountancy network UHY extends its coverage within the South American region by appointing Assurance & Services Auditores y Consultores CIA., LTDA.

Established in 2004 and based in Quito, the capital of the Republic of Ecuador, the firm is led by Freddy Cevallos Bustamante, senior partner, and Edgar Ortega Haro, audit partner, supported by a team of 40 professionals.  Principal services provided to both national and multinational clients include external audit, tax advice and consulting, transfer pricing, outsourced accounting and audit reviews to ensure compliance with norms on anti-money laundering and combatting financing of terrorism. Team members speak Spanish and English.

International contact partner, Freddy Cevallos Bustamante comments: “We are convinced that our association with UHY will support the growth of our organisation, both locally and internationally. The success of our work is based on our team’s high level of professionalism and our commitment to our clients. The needs of our clients are our priority, and we go the extra mile to support their growth and success”.

Ladislav Hornan, chairman of UHY commented: “We are delighted Assurance & Services Auditores y Consultores CIA., LTDA., have joined the UHY network extending our coverage and capabilities in Latin America. With Ecuador’s rich oil resources and its ambition to become one of the key players in the region, combined with the firm’s strong regional market and sector expertise, we strongly believe that this presents a very good fit for our network.”

The firm will be operating under the UHY branding and will be known as UHY Assurance Services Auditors & Cia. Ltda.


UHY press contact: Dominique Maeremans, marketing & business development manager, UHY International, Quadrant House, 4 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, UK.  Tel: +44 20 7767 2621, or email:

Liaison office for Assurance & Services Auditores y Consultores CIA., LTDA. Contact: International contact partner, Freddy Cevallos Bustamante. Tel: +593 993983531, email:, website: