Europe

Mazars, one of the world’s largest and most professional consulting companies, has roots as the only group of its profession and size in Europe. Founded in France, Mazars has spread to all corners of the world. However, Europe is still our traditional heartland and a key aspect of our global corporate culture.

We currently have 150 offices and around 10,000 staff across 33 European countries. Mazars has always been a reliable advisor to companies looking to expand abroad. We focus on providing support with founding offices, company acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as providing ongoing guidance from within the new country.

We have offices in the following European countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Channel Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

The German economy is very closely linked to those of our European neighbours. Mazars Germany has therefore worked with local Mazars offices in key neighbouring countries to develop a range of specialised Country Services with consulting portfolios tailored to the needs of German companies in Europe and European companies in Germany.

Belgium

Belgium is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 750 branches in Belgium, employing a total of some 85,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 400 subsidiaries of Belgian firms, which employ approximately 49,000 people.

Denmark

Denmark, Norway and Sweden are amongst Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies have approximately 1,300 branches and 142,000 staff across the region, with more than 50 percent of these in Sweden. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 1,000 subsidiaries of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish firms, which employ approximately 165,000 people.

France

France is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 2,350 branches in France, employing a total of some 330,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 1,250 subsidiaries of French firms, which employ approximately 290,000 people.

Greece

Greece and Cyprus are important trading partners for Germany. German companies have approximately 170 branches and 30,000 employees across the countries. And many Greek and Cypriot subsidiaries now have an office in Germany.

Ireland

Ireland is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 200 branches in Ireland, employing a total of some 25,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 130 subsidiaries of Irish firms, which employ approximately 27,000 people.

Italy

Italy is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 1,400 branches in Italy, employing a total of some 178,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 600 subsidiaries of Italian firms, which employ approximately 96,000 people.

Luxembourg

Luxembourg is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 700 branches in Luxembourg, employing a total of some 16,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 2,350 subsidiaries of Luxembourgian firms, which employ approximately 360,000 people.

Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 1,800 branches in the Netherlands, employing a total of some 147,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 3,000 subsidiaries of Dutch firms, which employ approximately 645,000 people.

Norway

Denmark, Norway and Sweden are amongst Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies have approximately 1,300 branches and 142,000 staff across the region, with more than 50 percent of these in Sweden. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 1,000 subsidiaries of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish firms, which employ approximately 165,000 people.

Austria

Austria is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 1,650 branches in Austria, employing a total of some 250,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 1,200 subsidiaries of Austrian firms, which employ approximately 160,000 people.

Portugal

Spain and Portugal are amongst Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 1,600 branches across the two countries, employing a total of some 265,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 300 subsidiaries of Spanish and Portuguese firms, which employ approximately 100,000 people.

Polen

Der polnische Markt zeichnet sich durch eine hohe Dynamik aus: Während früher viele der Waren, die anschließend in Deutschland abgesetzt wurden, aufgrund der niedrigeren Löhne in Polen günstiger hergestellt werden konnten, begegnen sich heute beide Länder auf Augenhöhe.

Romania

The Central and Eastern European economic area has become increasingly important in recent years. For Germany, the most vital of these nations are Poland, Romania, Russia, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Hungary. German companies have more than 4,000 branches and around 1.4 million employees across these countries, predominately in Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary, followed by Russia.

Russia

The Central and Eastern European economic area has become increasingly important in recent years. For Germany, the most vital of these nations are Poland, Romania, Russia, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Hungary. German companies have more than 4,000 branches and around 1.4 million employees across these countries, predominately in Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary, followed by Russia.

Sweden

Denmark, Norway and Sweden are amongst Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies have approximately 1,300 branches and 142,000 staff across the region, with more than 50 percent of these in Sweden. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 1,000 subsidiaries of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish firms, which employ approximately 165,000 people.

Switzerland

Switzerland is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 1,400 branches in Switzerland, employing a total of some 125,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 2,000 subsidiaries of Swiss firms, which employ approximately 425,000 people.

Spain

Spain and Portugal are amongst Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 1,600 branches across the two countries, employing a total of some 265,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 300 subsidiaries of Spanish and Portuguese firms, which employ approximately 100,000 people.

Tschechien

Deutschland und Tschechien teilen nicht nur eine gemeinsame Grenze, sondern auch eine jahrhundertelange gemeinsame Geschichte. Böhmen und Mähren waren Teil des Heiligen Römischen Reiches und Deutsche lebten in unserem slawischen Nachbarland.

Ukraine

The Central and Eastern European economic area has become increasingly important in recent years. For Germany, the most vital of these nations are Poland, Romania, Russia, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Hungary. German companies have more than 4,000 branches and around 1.4 million employees across these countries, predominately in Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary, followed by Russia.

Hungary

The Central and Eastern European economic area has become increasingly important in recent years. For Germany, the most vital of these nations are Poland, Romania, Russia, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Hungary. German companies have more than 4,000 branches and around 1.4 million employees across these countries, predominately in Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary, followed by Russia.

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 2,250 branches in the UK, employing a total of some 390,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 1,400 subsidiaries of British firms, which employ approximately 240,000 people.

Cyprus

Greece and Cyprus are important trading partners for Germany. German companies have approximately 170 branches and 30,000 employees across the countries. And many Greek and Cypriot subsidiaries now have an office in Germany.

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