Simon is a partner in KPMG’s Deal Advisory team specialising in valuations for M&A, strategic, financial reporting, tax and dispute purposes. The Deal Advisory team aims to apply deep technical knowledge and industry experience to a broad mix of complex and challenging transaction and business issues. By integrating specialist skills we partner with our clients through the entire deal and economic cycle, from the initial concept of buying a business to turning businesses around in times of difficulty. Simon also leads KPMG’s Accounting Advisory Services team in New Zealand. This team provides technical advice and support on accounting and financial reporting matters as clients implement new standards, transition to changing reporting frameworks or grapple with large M&A transactions or significant one-off events like an IPO. Simon’s primary area of technical expertise is fair value and impairment matters. Simon looks to combine his commercial transactional experience and accounting background to provide timely pragmatic advice.