Global coverage. Industry knowledge. Middle-market focus.

In today’s market, you need an advisor with objective insight at every step of the transaction process. We work with you throughout the full deal cycle to create value and successfully execute your deal strategy.

KPMG Corporate Finance LLC’s investment bankers have extensive transaction and industry experience, which enables them to understand the issues and challenges our clients face. Our experienced professionals provide objective insight at every step of the transaction process, including analyzing strategic options, assessing value, structuring the deal, designing mechanisms for presenting the deal to the marketplace, managing the transaction process, and negotiating and securing the optimal terms for a successful closing.


Leading M&A advisor to the middle-market

Worldwide completed Advisory ranking (1) 


The global Corporate Finance practice of KPMG International's network of independent member firms was ranked #1 as the top M&A middle-market adviser globally by Refinitiv based on number of completed transactions, for 2018.

  2018 - Thomson Reuters SDC No. of deals
1. KPMG*      446
2.  PwC      365
3.  Deloitte      339
4.  Rothschild & Co      313
5.  Houlihan Lokey      261
6.  Ernst & Young LLP      235
7.  BDO      229
8.  Lazard      201
9.  Sumitomo Mitsui Finl Grp Inc.      184
10.  Oaklins ( FKA M&A Intl Inc)      173
  2009-2018 Thomson Reuters SDC No. of deals
1. KPMG*      3,985
2.  PwC      3,785
3.  Ernst & Young LLP      2,516
4.  Deloitte      2,471
5.  Rothschild & Co      2,419
6.  Houlihan Lokey      2,249
7.  Lazard      1,820
8.  BDO      1,802
9.  Goldman Sachs & Co      1,761
10.  Morgan Stanley      1,680

Source: (1)Thomson Reuters SDC; Each set of figures is taken from the league table press releases issued for that year. Middle market is defined as deals less than US$500 million.
*Represents the global Corporate Finance practices of KPMG International’s network of independent member firms.


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Philip J. Isom

Philip J. Isom

Principal, Global Head of M&A, KPMG Corporate Finance LLC

+1 312-665-1911


Inna Novak

Inna Novak

Manager, Recruiting, KPMG (US)

+1 212-954-4605


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