• Industries

Financial Services

Financial Services

Changing regulations. Heightened SEC scrutiny. Increasing competition. The financial services industry is under pressure in several key ways. From hedge funds struggling with new industry pronouncements, to insurance agencies grappling with cyber-security concerns, companies across every segment of the industry are facing a host of challenges. Many have both financial and operational implications for their businesses.
 
We draw on deep industry experience to help clients navigate a changing and highly competitive industry. Our professionals deliver audit, tax, and consulting services to a wide range of financial institutions, asset managers, broker dealers, and insurance companies. We provide proactive guidance and value-added services to our clients, including comprehensive compliance and litigation support services.
 
Across all of these segments, we bring an in-depth understanding of the complexities of the financial services industry, and the unique challenges facing our clients’ businesses. Backed by a global network spanning more than 140 countries, we are able to address both domestic and international needs. 

Not For Profit

Not For Profit

We understand the unique audit, tax and advisory requirements of the not-for-profit sector, which comes from our experience in acting for the sector over many years. We know that not-for-profit organisations are founded upon strong relationships. A value we share and a value we are known for.

Our experienced not-for-profit teams work closely with you to design cost-effective approaches to improving operational performance, while maintaining a strong commitment to the communities you serve.

We take time to develop a solid understanding of your organisation, your mission and values, and combine this with our in-depth knowledge of issues affecting the not-for-profit sector to deliver proven results. We provide advice that reflects the nature of your organisation — with your unique needs, challenges and opportunities.

Real Estate & Construction

Real Estate & Construction

Our experienced local teams will take the time to get to know you and your real estate business. Whether you are a developer, an investor or a fund manager, we will deliver tailored, commercially focussed and technically proficient solutions to you as a client active in one of the world’s largest and most important industries.

Natural Resources

Natural Resources

As commodity prices fluctuate and environmental concerns continue to draw the attention of regulators, the Natural Resources industry is facing more pressures than ever. Operating at the center of an international political debate over industry tax incentives, offshore drilling legislation, and alternative energy, the industry is faced with a unique set of challenges, complexities, and uncertainties.
 
Our Natural Resources Practice leverages deep industry experience and global resources in all of the world’s energy centers to help clients navigate tumultuous landscapes both at home and abroad. Our partners and professionals understand the intricacies of the industry, including shale technology, offshore drilling, and the unique reserve estimations, SEC issues, and tax strategies that accompany them. We have experience working with businesses in each segment of the energy and mining industries, including services companies that drive production.
 
Our partner-led service teams consist of professionals with a variety of multidisciplinary backgrounds, allowing them to serve clients with a uniquely comprehensive perspective. In addition to traditional audit, tax, and business consulting work, BDO also provides advisory on complex matters, including transaction advisory services, revenue recognition, reserve estimations, technology issues, and risk management in the Philippines and globally.   
 

Consumer Business

Consumer Business

Our consumer business expertise combines the retail, entertainment, leisure and hospitality industries.

The retail and wholesale sector have been at the heart of our client base for many years. We focus our full suite of core services on the needs of the country-centric retailer/wholesaler that is taking its first steps into international markets and where ownership and management are intrinsically linked. The growth and development of our international tax practice and business outsourcing offerings have allowed us to develop our service proposition to the major multinationals within the sector. Over the years, we have had the privilege to support clients throughout all stages of growth, from start-up, through first finance raising and on to private equity ownership and listing on a public exchange.

We have significant experience in the sports & fitness and travel & tourism industries, working with international businesses across restaurants and hotels. We have a thorough understanding of the sector as a whole and a deep level of expertise in each industry area. The services we provide to our clients include business and risk assurance, tax planning, corporate finance assistance, performance improvement advice and personal wealth management, and our success are directly linked to the personal relationships we build with them.

As more and more groups in the tourism and leisure sector look to expand overseas, wecan help them to work through the options available to them – be it a joint venture, acquisition or open a branch or operate a franchise. Our experts ensure that when our client expand their businesses overseas, they have planned for the most efficient tax structures and have the necessary knowledge on the ground.

Agriculture

Agriculture

Our focus on agriculture enables us to provide practical advice through a seamless network of professionals. Whether you’re planning to export or expand off shore, our goal is to ensure you receive tailored service.

Maximizing the potential of your agribusiness though exporting or international expansion can be a complex exercise. Unfamiliar cultures, business landscapes, tax structures and regulatory regimes can present daunting obstacles.  Having the right plan and contacts in place to provide local knowledge and expertise is therefore vital to successful international growth strategies.

By providing you with the a tailored team of international experts we can help you identify the best market for your products and services, develop the right market entry strategies, gain access to government assistance and advise you through every step of structuring, pricing, HR practices, transaction services, taxation and compliance.

Education

Education

Our services to the education sector range from audit to divestment, strategic advice at Board level to negotiating public/private partnerships. Our clients include a diverse range of universities, alternative providers, colleges, schools, academies and training providers. Our work crosses both public and private sectors and runs from nursery to post graduate.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

In recent years, manufacturers have developed their position to cope with the threats from low cost emerging countries and they now aspire to provide excellent service, supported by extensive R&D and innovation. Manufacturers have increasingly used the low cost emerging economies as part of their business strategy and many are now developing active positions in these new world markets.

We have an excellent understanding of the issues affecting the manufacturing sector and this focus enables us to tailor the wide range of bespoke services we offer in the network and to apply our skills and knowledge to help our manufacturing clients achieve their objectives.

Healthcare

Healthcare

Our healthcare practice across the globe brings together healthcare leaders with deep healthcare experience across financial, clinical, operational, data analytics, and legal disciplines. 

We leverage insight and experience across all aspects of the healthcare industry to help organizations anticipate change and overcome the many hurdles associated with risk-based reimbursement, policy change, and clinical outcomes. We help our clients find new opportunities to improve performance in the short term as well as achieve long term transformational change.