KPMG tops Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg Global Mid-Market M&A League Tables in 2016

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - KPMG International was ranked as the leading mid-market provider of M&A services for both the number of announced and completed deals in 2016, according to Thomson Reuters' Mid-Market M&A Review (Deals up to US$500M). Furthermore, KPMG has also been ranked #1 in Global Mid-Market (up to USD $50M) and Global Private Equity Mid-Market (up to USD $50 M) by Bloomberg M&A Advisory League Tables.

"M&A remains crucial for companies seeking to capture new opportunities and extract value in a market that is rapidly changing," commented Leif Zierz, KPMG's Global Head of Deal Advisory. "In this new environment, our position in the league tables is market recognition of our ability to combine deep sector knowledge, breadth of services and an integrated global network into a holistic offering that continuously delivers value for our clients."

Thomson Reuters Mid-Market M&A Review show KPMG leading the M&A field in 2016 for Undisclosed Values & Values up to US$500m, with 432 deals. KPMG also came in first place in the European Involvement Mid-Market Rankings with 321 deals, and Eastern Europe Involvement Mid-Market Rankings with 33 deals.

Bloomberg M&A Advisory League Tables shows KPMG leading in the Global Mid-market (up to $50M) with 245 deals and $1.2B in deal value. For the Global Private Equity Mid-Market (up to $50M), KPMG leads with 81 deals and USD$378M in deal value. Global League Tables are based upon announced total values.

"The Canadian market continues to be very active with companies and private equity funds sitting on significant capital," said Neil Blair, President, KPMG Corporate Finance Inc. Canada. "Succession planning continues to drive deal volume in the private company market and we expect 2017 to be another busy year."

KPMG's Corporate Finance practice strives to provide best-in-class advice and execution on the most complex transactions leveraging our global network to ensure our clients meet their objectives regardless of industry or geography.

Learn more about KPMG's M&A Services:

-          Corporate Finance

-          Transaction Services

-          M&A Tax

 

About KPMG

KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm (kpmg.ca) and a Canadian limited liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG member firms around the world have 189,000 professionals, in 152 countries. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.

SOURCE KPMG LLP

For further information: Jennifer Larson, National Manager, Communications, KPMG in Canada, 416.777.3895, jenniferlarson@kpmg.ca

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