The global Corporate Finance practices of KPMG International’s network of independent member firms was ranked #1 as the top M&A middle-market adviser globally by Thomson Reuters SDC based on the number of completed transactions:
KPMG Corporate Finance led the Global M&A league table rankings for the third year in a row, closing more deals than any other global M&A middle-market advisor. Our global M&A platform continues to be the leading choice for middle market companies, no other platform has our industry depth and global breadt.
In Luxembourg, M&A is among our key priorities in addressing the CEO and shareholder agenda. Over the years, we have acted as lead M&A advisor on sell side and buy side transactions covering a wide range of industries, including private banking, custody, life insurance, brokerage, credit portfolios, asset servicing, industrial entities, renewable energy, infrastructure and utilities. In order to facilitate this expansion in strategic activity, we have grown the team and on boarded Jonathan Hamborg as Associate Partner. Jonathan, who joined us last year, is an experienced M&A professional and will be exclusively dedicated to M&A going forward. The cross border nature of this activity is a key and distinctive feature of our business. Our experience of cross cultural mergers and takeovers is vital when it comes to leading a transaction to successful completion and the strength of our network is a clear asset in this context. Our current pipeline points to a healthy level of M&A activity in Luxembourg in 2019 across all sectors.