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Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co.

Address: 6760 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, 1226 Metro Manila, Philippines
Phone: (632) 891-0307
Fax: (632) 819-0872 / (632) 818-1377

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SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co is among the largest multidisciplinary professional services firm in the Philippines. The company has worked with thousands of professionals across different disciplines which include legal professionals, Certified Public Accountants, statisticians, engineers, economists, financial analysts, human resource professionals and other technical and business experts.

SGV & Co has earned its ISO 9002 certification as a professional services firm in 1996. In June 6, 2002, it has then became an affiliate of Ernst & Young International.


SGV & Co. was founded by Washington SyCip when Manila was recovering from the Second World War. The company was founded to provide services to other businesses that are also in the process of recovering. Then, it was just a one-man operating company with SyCip acting as the messenger, janitor and accountant. In 1947, he took his friends Alfredo M. Velayo and Vicente O. Jose as partners and therefore formed the Sycip, Velayo, Jose & Co.

The firm embarked on an overseas engagement in 1948 through a merger with Henry Hunter Bayne & Co. (HHB). HHB started its practice in the Philippine Islands in 1906. But Thomas Farnell, the senior partner of HHB left the Philippines in 1953 and sold the practice to Filipino accountants Ramon J. Gorres and Arsenio Reyes. With negotiations, SyCip and the two merged to form SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co.

SGV & Co. assumed the practice of Fleming & Williamson in 1958 which paved way for the establishment of offices in Davao and Bacolod.

In the year 1985, SGV & Co. became a member of Arthur Andersen & Co, S.C which is among the largest professional service organizations worldwide. By opening an offshore systems development center in Manila a year later, it has provided computer software services to foreign clients.

Services Offered

SGV & Co. offers different services to different clients which includes the following:

-Assurance & Advisory Business Services
-IT Risk and Assurance
-Business Risk Services
-Tax Services
-Corporate Finance