Russell Bedford International
Russell Bedford International

Jayasinghe & Co. Named as Sri Lankan Correspondent of Russell Bedford Audit Network

Russell Bedford International appoints its first correspondent firm in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

London, United Kingdom, August 21, 2011 --( Jayasinghe & Co. has joined Russell Bedford International as the worldwide accounting and audit network’s first correspondent in Sri Lanka.

Established in 1985, the firm has grown into a five-partner practice of Chartered Accountants with over 160 personnel.

Jayasinghe & Co. offers a wide range of risk assurance (external and internal audit), tax advisory, business management, accounting, corporate secretarial and specialist consulting services.

Based in the commercial capital, Colombo, the firm has over 400 clients in sectors including manufacturing, trading, services, NGOs, construction, hotels, agriculture and finance.

Asoka Jayasinghe, the founding partner, has almost 40 years of professional experience including 25 years in public practice.

Athula Ranaweera, the senior partner, has been in public practice for 27 years. He specialises in tax consultancy, inward investment facilitation and company formation.

Saman Kiriella is an audit partner. He has worked both in the private sector and public practice and specialises in risk assurance and information technology.

Gerald Nanayakkara is a consulting partner specialising in finance-related assignments.

Devinda Mendis is the tax partner. He has recently entered public practice following several years as an accountant in the private sector.

For further information, contact Devinda Mendis on + 94 11 2512069. Alternatively, visit the websites and

Note to Editors

Established in 1983, Russell Bedford International is a global network of independent firms of accountants, auditors, tax advisers and business consultants.

Ranked amongst the world's leading accounting and audit networks, Russell Bedford is represented by some 460 partners, 5000 staff and 200 offices in more than 80 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

All Russell Bedford affiliates are well-established firms offering international business advice and services to local and multinational clients. Most provide a full range of services comprising accounting, auditing, tax advice, general business guidance and financial consulting. In addition, many have special expertise in particular fields, such as international taxation or information technology.

In January 2008 Russell Bedford International was named one of the first 17 full members of the IFAC Forum of Firms after reporting it had implemented a globally coordinated quality assurance programme, committed to the use of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), and met other specific ethics requirements.

Issued by:
Kempton Bedell-Harper
Marketing Director
Russell Bedford International
Russell Bedford House
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Russell Bedford International
Mr. Kempton Bedell-Harper
+44 20 7410 0339