International association of independent accounting firms Enterprise Worldwide has partnered with Canadian firm association Porter Hétu International.

The partnership will allow each associations’ member firms to draw on the technical expertise of, and receive and give referrals to, their more than 110 combined member firms.

“This new relationship will add tremendous value to Enterprise Worldwide members whose clients have increasing demands for services in Canada,” said EW executive director Adélaïde Ness in a statement. “Giving our members access to an established group of firms in that part of the world is simply a value-add for everyone.”

“We are excited with this new relationship which will offer our members access to quality firms south of the border,” said Michel Laliberté, international chair of Porter Hétu International. “Globalization of markets is real and this new relationship should provide our members expert advice and resources for their clients.” 

Enterprise Worldwide has 73 member firms around the world, while PHI has more than 40 independent companies as members.