2018 Year-in-review*

KPMG’s position in the league tables highlights our member firms’ ability to combine the broadest global network of M&A professionals across every sector. We continue to demonstrate to our clients that KPMG is the clear choice by providing unique M&A insights and services
Phil Isom, KPMG’s Global Head of M&A .

84 Countries

Unmatched global coverage

80+ Offices

80+ offices – located in more countries than any other mid-market investment bank

>2500 Professionals

2,500+ investment bankers



400 + Transactions World Wide

more than any other investment bank

RANKED #1 Middle Market M&A

Advisor Globally, for the third year in a row



KPMG mid-market league tables



  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


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.

 

  2018 - PitchBook No. of deals
1. KPMG* 115
2.  Houlihan Lokey 95
3.  Goldman Sachs 88
4.  William Blair & Company 87
5.  Lincoln International 80
6.  Robert W. Baird & Co. 70
7.  Raymond James Financial  67
8.  Harris Williams & Co 65
9.  Lazard 60
10.  Morgan Stanley 58


Source: (1)PitchBook. 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.




Marketplace recognition

M&A Atlas Award 2017 WINNER: Global M&A Transaction Advisor of the Year 2018



WINNER: Information Technology and Telecom Deal of the Year (Under $75 MM) 2017 WINNER: Information Technology and Telecom Deal of the Year (Under $75 MM) 2017
M&A Atlas Award 2017 WINNER: Global M&A Transaction Advisor of the Year 2017



WINNER: Software and Cloud Base Deal of the Year 2016 WINNER: Software and Cloud Base Deal of the Year 2016
WINNER: Consumer Goods& Services M&A Deal of the year 2017 WINNER: Consumer Goods& Services M&A Deal of the year 2017



WINNER: Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year (Over $100 MM) 2017 WINNER: Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year (Over $100 MM) 2017
WINNER: Global Energy & Services Deal of the Year (Mid-Market) 2018 WINNER: Global Energy & Services Deal of the Year (Mid-Market) 2018



WINNER: Transaction Advisory Firm of the Year 2016 WINNER: Transaction Advisory Firm of the Year 2016



Our professionals work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients, helping achieve their strategic goals by providing comprehensive deal related services around structuring, synergies and more. The breadth of KPMG’s capabilities and relationships provides clients with an in-depth understanding of local market dynamics and solutions to meet their goals and objectives
Phil Isom, KPMG’s Global Head of M&A


*Represents the global Corporate Finance practices of KPMG International’s network of independent member firms.