Our specialists

Our specialists

In today’s market, it’s critical that every decision is made from a fully informed perspective on your deal, your business, your sector and the global marketplace. That’s why we build teams of highly specialized individuals across multiple disciplines working together to share information and insights that help drive value throughout your business transformation and transaction lifecycle. We can rapidly mobilize an integrated team of specialists by drawing from more than 7,300 Deal Advisory professionals working as part of our network of 162,000 professionals across 152 countries. Your team will have the deep knowledge, experience and foresight in the areas critical to your deal or restructuring.


Get the global insights, local knowledge and connections to help you act with confidence around the world.

With teams already on the ground in all major global markets, as well as Centers of Excellence that enable us to bring necessary experience to smaller markets, we can quickly mobilize a team to help you master the ins and outs of virtually any geography or market, and forge key relationships. Wherever opportunities take you, you can count on the consistent quality standards and results you expect from KPMG.

Meet our Deal Advisory regional heads:

Matthew Tedford, Americas Regional Head

Bob Yap, ASPAC Regional Head

Sean Tiernan, EMA Regional Head


Count on your team for the functional and technical expertise you need.

Your team will include specialists with deep knowledge and experience in virtually all the areas that could potentially impact your deal or restructuring, from business, operational and deal strategy to M&A advisory, valuations, integration and turnaround.

Every step of the way, we think like an investor. That means we provide actionable, practical advice designed to help unlock, drive and preserve value.

Meet our Deal Advisory specialists:

Neill Thomas, Global Head of Capital Advisory

  • Leading specialists who advise on new debt issues and refinancings, equity issuance, and capital structure optimization.

John Kelly, Global Head of Integration/Separation

  • Leading specialists who focus on synergy evaluation, integration and separation planning, and transition service agreement support.

Marc van Grondelle, Global Head of Joint Ventures

  • Leading specialists who have deep expertise in the creation, restructuring, governance, and implementation of joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Phil Isom, Global Head of M&A

  • Leading specialists providing wide-ranging M&A advisory services, including mergers, acquisitions, divestments, leveraged buyouts and structured financing.

Arco Verhulst, Global Head of M&A Tax

  • Leading specialists who specialize in tax structuring consulting, tax due diligence, and post-transaction tax integration services.

Graham Martin, Global Head of Portfolio Solutions Group

  • Leading specialists who provide sell-side and buy-side advice in relation to non-performing or non-core loan portfolios.

David Burlison, Global Head of Restructuring

  • Leading specialists providing services across turnaround, liquidity and transformation.

Daniel Tiemann, Global Head of Transaction Services

  • Leading specialists who provide financial due diligence, lender due diligence and SPA contract assistance.

Doug McPhee, Global Head of Valuations

  • Leading specialists who deliver investment and transactional advice in pricing negotiations, fairness opinions and purchase price allocations.


Benefit from deep sector knowledge and experience.

We have global and regional networks working together to cover industries including:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Business Services
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Goods
  • General Industrials
  • Healthcare Services
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals
  • Mining & Minerals
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power & Utilities
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications & Media
  • Transportation & Logistics

Please contact our regional heads above for a Deal Advisory sector contact.

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