Simi Nehra | KPMG | AE
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Simi Nehra

Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Simi Nehra is the head of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within the KPMG Deal Advisory practice in the UAE. He has over 16 years’ experience working in London, the UAE and the wider GCC region. During this time, Simi has advised on over 100 multi sector regional transactions. He has also successfully provided advisory services relating to a number of high profile IPOs on the UAE financial markets and to UAE government entities. Simi’s key strengths include a robust deal distribution capability, which has been fostered through establishing long standing relationships over the past decade with the regional investment community. The 500+ investor distribution base stems from private equity, large investor groups, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, corporates, venture capitalists and high net worth individuals. Within KPMG, Simi is responsible for developing best practice and coordinating inbound and outbound M&A activity. Prior to joining KPMG, Simi held senior corporate finance positions within a leading international firm and a private equity business where he focused on corporate finance, valuation and M&A advisory. He is a chartered accountant and corporate finance (CF) designate from the ICAEW. Sector focus include retail, education, healthcare, food and beverage, industrial manufacturing, oil and gas, and real estate.

Areas of expertise

Education Food and Drink Healthcare Industrial Manufacturing Oil and Gas Real Estate Retail

Education and qualifications

  • BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance, University of Manchester


  • Chartered Accountant (ACA) Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

  • Corporate Finance Qualification (CF) Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Key skills

  • • Sell side mergers and acquisitions advisory

  • • Sale and purchase agreement (SPA) negotiation

  • • Deal distribution and deal structuring

  • • Corporate finance, private equity, investment banking

  • • Valuation

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