Russell Bedford Expands German Network with New Firm LFK

Limberger Fuchs Koch & Partner joins as member firm in Stuttgart/Freiburg area

International professional services group Russell Bedford has announced the further expansion of its German network, with Limberger Fuchs Koch & Partner (LFK) being appointed as the member firm in the Stuttgart/Freiburg area in southwest Germany. LFK joins alongside Russell Bedford's existing firms in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich.

Founded in 2001 and now having around 70 personnel, LFK is one of the region's leading independent multi-discipline accounting, tax and law practices. From its headquarters in Villingen-Schwenningen and branch offices in nearby towns, it provides a broad range of services including audit, cross-border tax planning, management consultancy, and private client services.

The firm's clients are predominantly SMEs, mainly concentrated in the manufacturing sector. Many clients have interests and operations outside of Germany.

LFK managing partner Thomas BuƟhardt commented: "Russell Bedford's policy of accepting only market-leading firms in target regions matches our own position very closely, and the cross-border support and networking opportunities offered by their worldwide coverage is highly attractive in meeting the growing international needs of our clients." Russell Bedford CEO Alan Bezzant added: "LFK has established a reputation as one of the most dynamic, multi-discipline firms in its area. We look forward to working closely with them in further enhancing their offerings to clients."


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About Russell Bedford International

Established in 1983, Russell Bedford International is a global network of independent firms of accountants, auditors, tax advisers and business consultants. Ranked amongst the world's leading accounting and audit networks, Russell Bedford is represented by some 460 partners, 5000 staff and 280 offices in more than 90 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Russell Bedford International is a member of the IFAC Forum of Firms and a member of EGIAN, the European Group of International Accounting Networks and Associations.

Kempton Bedell-Harper
Russell Bedford International
T: +44 20 7410 0339

Daniel Karl, partner
LFK Limberger Fuchs Koch & Partner
T: +49 77 20 955-295