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MGI Asia and MGI Worldwide global accounting network are delighted to welcome a new member in Gujarat, India

26th September 2019

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It is with great pleasure that we announce that C.R. Sharedalal & Co., based in Ahmedabad, in the state of Gujarat, has joined our international accounting association in the MGI Asia Region.

The firm joins Kamdar Desai & Patel Chartered Accountants, Tambakad & Goil, and M.R. Narain & Co. as MGI Worldwide’s fourth member firm in India - and the first in Gujarat.

The highly skilled and well-trained team of experienced chartered accountants at C.R. Sharedalal & Co. provide Audit & Assurance, Tax Advisory, & Financial Advisory services. They have been servicing clients since 1953 and are one of the leading firms of chartered accountants in Ahmedabad.

Why did C.R. Sharedalal join MGI Worldwide?

Speaking recently, Partner and Key Contact at C.R. Sharedalal & Co., Anuj Jayesh Sharedalal, shared with us their reasons for joining our global accountancy network. He said that the firm recognised the benefits and visibility that being part of an international alliance would bring and the appeal of being able to offer their clients services in destination countries other than their own. 

With almost 60 years of experience, C.R. Sharedalal appreciates the need to recruit top talent and recognises the attractiveness of belonging to an international network. Anuj summed up his thoughts saying, After careful consideration and going through the profiles of various MGI member firms, we thought that our firm and MGI Worldwide would be a good fit for each other.”

Anuj went on to explain that the firm has just entered its 66th year of practice, having been founded by his grandfather, Chandrakant Sharedalal, in a small office in Ahmedabad. Today, C.R. Sharedalal & Co. comprises a team of 40+ people, of which 14 are Chartered Accountants.

Introducing the team at C.R. Sharedalal & Co.

Anuj Jayesh Sharedalal – Partner and MGI Worldwide Key Contact

Anuj is the youngest partner at the firm, having joined in 2012 to handle Audit, GST, and valuation work. He is a faculty/guest speaker at Gujarat Technological University and professional forums such as ICAI, Ahmedabad Management Association, IT Bar Association, and he has delivered many lectures on topics relating to valuation, audit and taxation.

Chandrakant R. Sharedalal – Partner

Aged 91, Chandrakant is the firm’s most senior partner and actively heads the Income Tax returns department. He has been a regular contributor to Ahmedabad Chartered Accountants Association's monthly magazine for more than 30 years and his column "From the Courts", where he summarises key decisions of the Honourable High Courts/Supreme Court of India, is very popular amongst the professional community in Gujarat.

Jayesh C. Sharedalal - Managing Partner

Managing partner Jayesh heads the Income Tax Appellate, management consulting and valuation work at the firm and is the father of Anuj. He has hands-on experience in helping clients who want to expand their business overseas and in implementing their global structure. Jayesh is also an expert in the valuation of businesses, capital instruments and intangible assets.

Jaydeep K. Patel – Partner

A partner in the Audit department, Jaydeep has rich experience in audit of listed entities, banks, government corporations and large corporate enterprises. He is an ICAI qualified information systems auditor and mentor to the firm’s audit staff due to his experience in the field.

Vijay M. Valiya – Partner

Also a partner in the Audit department, Vijay has extensive experience in internal audits, the audit of listed entities and the audit of government corporations. He has expert knowledge on IND-AS and Indian GAAP and works on complex accounting issues.

A brief introduction to Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is in western India and is the largest city in the state of Gujarat and the fifth-most populous city in India.

As India’s second-largest producer of cotton and the site of the country’s oldest stock exchange, Ahmedabad is an important economic and industrial hub – in fact, in 2010 Ahmedabad was ranked third in Forbes's list of fastest growing cities of the decade and as of 2014, Ahmedabad's gross domestic product was estimated at $64 billion.

C.R. Sharedalal & Co. joins the MGI Worldwide network in the MGI Asia region. For more information visit C.R. Sharedalal & Co.’s MGI Worldwide member profile page or their website.

MGI Asia is part of MGI Worldwide, a top 20 ranked global accounting network with some 5,400 independent auditors, accountants and tax experts in over 90 countries around the world.

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