KPMG Australia is now offering one of the nation’s leading Restructuring Services and Forensic Advisory businesses, after announcing the successful completion of its merger with Ferrier Hodgson.
KPMG has acquired Ferrier Hodgson’s business located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. The deal delivers an expanded national presence in a combined operation that includes 27 partners and more than 200 specialists across Australia
KPMG Australia CEO, Gary Wingrove, said: “This creates a real opportunity for KPMG and our clients. Our clients will immediately benefit from the deepening of experience and broadening of skills in restructuring and forensic advisory. Already we have seen the value of the strong strategic and cultural alignment between the two firms, ensuring we completed the transaction ahead of schedule and positioning us to hit the ground running. I’m excited about what we are now offering in this space, with our significantly expanded national footprint cementing KPMG as a competitive force.”
The merged business will be co-led by KPMG’s National Head of Restructuring Services, Matthew Woods, and Ferrier Hodgson Practice Leader, James Stewart. They will be supported by a leadership team of senior partners from both firms.