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Andersen Worldwide Network: Who's Going Where

Andersen Worldwide is a network of independent member firms in 84 countries. These separate country-wide practices are coordinated through Andersen Worldwide to provide a seamless offer to Andersen's clients.

In light of a new series of defections of these independent country firms to other members of the Big Five, Andersen Worldwide has conceded defeat in its plans for a worldwide mass merger with KPMG. This table will help you keep track of the pieces of the Andersen Worldwide Network and the merger options they are selecting individually.


General 3/13/02 Announcement of merger discussions with Deloitte & Touche; KPMG expresses interest in European operation; Ernst & Young indicates there is no interest in merger due to legal liabilities
Worldwide 4/3/02 Andersen worldwide admits defeat in global merger with KPMG
Argentina 4/16/02 Plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Australia 3/28/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Baltic States 4/15/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Belgium 4/23/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche, Tohmatsu
Brazil 4/9/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche, Tohmatsu
Bulgaria 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Canada 4/12/02 Announces deal to merge with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Chile 4/9/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
China 3/22/02 Announces plans to merge with PricewaterhouseCoopers
Columbia 4/23/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche, Tohmatsu
Croatia 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Czech Republic 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
France 4/16/02 Plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Germany 4/24/02 Plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Holland 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche, Tohmatsu
Hong Kong 3/22/02 Announces plans to merge with PricewaterhouseCoopers
Hungary 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
India 5/4/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Indonesia 4/14/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Italy 4/23/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche, Tohmatsu
Japan 3/28/02 Announces plans to merge with KPMG
Mexico 4/9/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche, Tohmatsu
Middle East - 12 offices 4/22/02 Announces plans to merge with PricewaterhouseCoopers
Netherlands 4/22/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche, Tohmatsu
New Zealand 3/28/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Norway 4/9/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Phillipines 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Poland 4/9/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Portugal 4/9/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche, Tohmatsu
Romania 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Russia 3/22/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Singapore 4/3/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Slovakia 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Slovenia 4/24/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
South Africa 4/11/02 Announces plans to merge with KPMG
Spain 4/3/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte, Touche Tohmatsu
Sweden 4/22/02 Announces plans to merge with Deloitte, Touche Tohmatsu
Switzerland 4/17/02 Announces plans to merge with Ernst & Young
Taiwan 4/11/02 Plans to merge with Deloitte, Touche Tohmatsu
Thailand 4/3/02 Reaffirms plans to merge with KPMG
United Kingdom 4/10/02 Ditches KPMG and announces plans to merge with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Vietnam 5/10/02 In discussions to merge with KPMG


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