MCA boosts advisory business with VRK Consulting acquisition

03 July 2023 2 min. read

Dubai-headquartered MCA has acquired boutique consultancy firm VRK Consulting.

Established in 2009, MCA is a professional services firm providing audit, assurance, taxation, corporate finance, management consulting, finance, and digital transformation services to clients across the GCC region. The firm has around 75 staff working from five locations.

The purchase of VRK Consulting boosts MCA’s advisory line of business, with a focus on offerings around management consultancy, finance, tax, risk & compliance, and corporate governance.

MCA boosts advisory business with VRK Consulting acquisition

From left to right: S Venkatesh, R Lakshmanan, Girish Chand and Hirudhaya Kanth

“This deal marks yet another significant development in our growth journey,” said S Venkatesh, Managing Partner of MCA. “VRK Consulting is a reputable firm that expands our consulting capabilities and reinforces our position as a leading provider of professional business solutions in the region.”

“By integrating the expertise of VRK Consulting and their experienced staff with MCA, we are poised to enhance our service offerings and provide our clients with an even wider array of specialized solutions tailored to their evolving business needs.”

As part of the integration, Hirudhaya Kanth, who has been instrumental in leading VRK Consulting, has been appointed as Partner and Head of Saudi Arabia Operations at MCA. Venkatesh: “Saudi Arabia is a major market in the region, his appointment underscores our commitment to expanding our presence in the Kingdom. We are confident that Hirudhaya’s leadership and expertise will contribute to the success of our clients.”

Commenting on the joining of forces, Kanth said that clients of VRK Consulting will continue to receive the same exceptional support, with the added benefit that they now can profit from the wider and expert knowledge housed within MCA.

MCA operates with offices in the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The firm is member of GION, a global network of independent accounting, auditing, consulting and tax firms.