In 2006, Yo Shibata joined KPMG’s Audit Department in Osaka, from which he transferred to Advisory Department. Since June 2017, Yo Shibata has been working at KPMG in Russia and the CIS (Moscow office) as a Japanese Desk member with the role in facilitating the provision of KPMG services to Japanese clients tailored to meet their needs and expectations.
Yo Shibata has experience in M&A and other advisory services with a cross-border investment portfolio. He served as an advisor in financial due diligence engagements for inbound transactions in Japan and worked with global KPMG teams to provide comprehensive deal advisory services for outbound investment projects. Besides deal advisory, he also has a strong background in supporting a broad range of diverse projects covering business process reengineering, group accounting policy redefinition including management of IFRS and ROIC accounts.