PrimeGlobal ranks first in the Netherlands

PrimeGlobal ranks first in the Netherlands

19 January, 2021

PrimeGlobal continues to be ranked in first position in the IAB’s Association Rankings for The Netherlands with 5% growth in firm income. Joanknecht is one of 7 firms by which PrimeGlobal is represented in The Netherlands. These 7 Dutch firms count for 1,500 staff members spread across over 35 offices.

PrimeGlobal continues to present strong growth across the EMEA region as shown in the recent International Accounting Bulletin 2020 Country Reports. The association ranked first in the Netherlands as well as second in both France and Germany. The data shows that PrimeGlobal member firms saw a remarkable 15% growth in turnover across France in 2020, as well as an increase of 5% in The Netherlands.

Growth PrimeGlobal in EMEA region

The most recent International Accounting Bulletin Country Reports include details for a number of EMEA countries, including industry data and rankings for France, Germany and the Netherlands and Italy of which some are outlined below.


  • Ranked 1st in fee income (144.6M) => 5% growth
  • Ranked 1st in total staff (1,484)



  • Ranked 2nd in fee income (280.9M) => 15% growth
  • Ranked 2nd in total staff (3,242)



  • Ranked 2nd in fee income (106M)
  • Ranked 2nd in total staff (1,163)


Thierry Delvaux, Executive Director EMEA region explains: “PrimeGlobal firms are having a clear impact in the EMEA region, continuing to contribute to our success during what has been a challenging period for everybody across the world. It is always good to know how strong our EMEA region is in comparison to our competition. Our members and their clients have always appreciated the quality of our territory coverage in Europe, and the rankings we have reached this past year solidify the strength of our membership in these crucial locations.”

Strong connections

Over the past 12 months, member firms across the EMEA region have built strong connections, explored new service lines and seized opportunities to advance growth, despite the uncertain global economic position caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. During 2020 PrimeGlobal’s EMEA region added 8 new firms in Ireland, Ukraine, Yemen, Ghana, Niger, Romania, Netherlands and Somalia. As the EMEA region continues to add new countries to the growing list of global opportunities for members, EMEA’s current member firms are rapidly expanding with strong performances.

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