Awards and Rankings

Awards and Rankings

Local and international awards recognizing KPMG’s outstanding Audit, Tax and Advisory services.

Local and international awards

2021

  • KPMG recognised as SAS’ 2021 Regional Partner of the Year for Europe, Middle East and Africa

    Global alliance SAS has named KPMG its 2021 SAS Regional Partner of the Year for Europe, Middle East and Africa. The award is a recognition of KPMG’s continued collaboration in delivering advanced Risk, Fraud, Compliance and Customer Intelligence Solutions. These efforts have helped clients to achieve technology modernisation, business enablement, cost efficiency and IT operational agility.
 
  • KPMG named as Appian’s 2021 Global Transformation Partner of the Year

    KPMG has been named Appian’s 2021 Global Transformation Partner of the Year for continually developing Appian skills and capabilities and helping to deliver automation offerings to KPMG firms’ clients. As an Appian Global Strategic Business Partner, KPMG works closely with Appian to provide intelligence automation solutions to clients across the globe. The alliance also develops a wide range of integrated service offerings to advance the digital transformation of businesses and drive operational efficiency.

 

  • KPMG wins ServiceNow’s Global Industry Solutions award for Healthcare Partner of the Year

    KPMG has won the ServiceNow Global Industry Solutions – Healthcare Partner of the Year award for 2021. The award recognises the firm's outstanding track record in delivering significant client business value, outcomes and industry-leading innovation in the healthcare space. It also demonstrates the strong abilities of KPMG and ServiceNow in creating critical capabilities tailored to the healthcare industry, especially in realising front-office and back-office digital transformations and preparing clients for a digital-first future.

 

  • KPMG achieves Tax Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year at ITR Asia Pacific Tax Awards 2021

    KPMG received a total of 16 accolades for its outstanding and wide-ranging expertise in tax at the ITR Asia Pacific Tax Awards 2021. Besides being named the Tax Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year, Lewis Lu, Head of Tax & Legal at KPMG Asia Pacific and KPMG China, was also winner of the Tax Practice Leader of the Year award. KPMG firms in China, Hong Kong (SAR) China, Singapore and Taiwan, also achieved Tax Disputes Firm of the Year for their strong and impactful work. 

 

  • KPMG wins three Impact Deals of the Year at ITR Asia Pacific Tax Awards 2021

    Three projects by KPMG firms in Australia and India were recognised for their influential, innovative and impactful work in the region. The projects required sophisticated advice to navigate the demands of public corporations, high-profile mergers, cross-border transactions and first-of-its-kind business lines and highly regulated sectors.

 

  • KPMG named a Leader in IDC MarketScape 2021 Asia/Pacific Intelligent Automation Services

    KPMG has been recognised in the 2021 IDC MarketScape report for its “pedigree as a large-scale advisory and IT implementation services provider across several countries in the Asia/Pacific region. IDC noted that this strength, among others, enabled KPMG to both lead complex regional automation initiatives and scale automation adoption among its customers”.

 

  • KPMG recognised as a Leader in IDC MarketScape 2021 Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services

    KPMG has been recognised for taking a business-led, technology-enabled approach to help transform companies in the areas most critical to their ongoing sustainable success. The IDC MarketScape report said that “buyers rate KPMG highly for its ability to meet project timelines and handle changes in project scope and for its thought leadership around the Microsoft platform.”

 

  • KPMG positioned as a Leader in Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Consulting Services by IDC MarketScape 2021

    KPMG was named as a leading AI consulting firm by IDC. IDC’s global report on the AI services market found that improving operational efficiency remains a critical business priority and the ability to achieve business outcomes is the most critical vendor attribute for successful AI services.

 

  • KPMG rated internationally as most familiar brand for Energy & Resources consulting

    KPMG has achieved the top score in an international study of brand recognition among Energy & Resources consulting firms conducted by Source Global Research. It ranked top for aided awareness in the global survey of 238 clients and prospects. The research is seen as a key measurement of brand recognition, with KPMG steadily rising from ninth in 2018 to third in 2020 and first in 2021.

 

  • KPMG emerges as a worldwide Leader in Digital Strategy Consulting by IDC MarketScape 2021

    KPMG has been recognised as a good choice for organisations looking for a strong consulting partner to help them drive challenging organisational and people change. IDC found that the three areas where KPMG clients commended the firm most highly were for ability to drive measurable business value, people quality and driving cultural transformation.

 

  • KPMG receives Leader recognition in The Forrester Wave: AI Consultancies Q1 2021

    In The Forrester Wave: AI Consultancies Q1 2021 report, KPMG has earned the position as a global leader among artificial intelligence service providers. It has also been recognised as “the master of AI for business transparency, automation, auditability and risk”.

 

  • Gartner places KPMG as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Data and Analytics Service Providers 2021

    KPMG’s strengths include its ability to enable organisations in their transformation journey through its “Connected. Powered. Trusted” framework that offers industry-specific approaches with business acumen and technology expertise, and its asset-based delivery. 

 

  • KPMG in Canada named as Leader for Canadian Cloud Professional Services by IDC MarketScape 2021

    IDC MarketScape analysed 10 key service providers that support clients' use of private and hybrid cloud computing environments and public cloud services. KPMG’s differentiation is its deep business domain and industry expertise to ensure that the client's strategic imperative of digital transformation is achieved using cloud.

 

  • KPMG recognised by HFS Research as global leader in Employee Experience Services 2020 for HR Transformation and Strategy

    KPMG has emerged as a global leader and among the top three providers in the “Employee Experience Services 2020 for HR Transformation and Strategy” report. The report looks at how consulting and service providers are evolving their practices amid the changing dynamics of experience and HR services.

 

  • KPMG ranks among HFS Top 10 Triple-A Trifecta Services 2020 and is a Consulting-led Triple-A Trifecta transformation leader

    KPMG has received high scores for its “ability to deliver business transformation,” “innovation capability,” and “strategy and vision”. The HFS Research report highlights the strength of KPMG Global Lighthouse’s transformation approach and collaboration with partners to integrate automation, AI, and smart analytics into client offerings.

 

2020

  • KPMG named a Leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Digital Process Automation Service Providers, Q3 2020

    Receiving the highest scores in the Breadth of Services, Execution Roadmap, Market Vision, and Market Approach criteria, KPMG also excelled in wide technology deployment and process discovery at scale. Forrester Research's Q3 2020 report cited “KPMG's strategy expertise gets backing from broad capabilities to support Digital Process Automation.”

 

  • KPMG in Singapore takes home Singapore Tax Firm of the Year at the ITR Asia Tax Awards 2020

    KPMG was the clear winner in 15 categories at the ITR Asia Tax Awards 2020, including Singapore Tax Firm of the Year 2020. KPMG was also announced as the Asia Tax Firm of the Year, achieving widespread national and regional success as well as being awarded Asia Tax Innovator of the Year.

 

  • KPMG recognised as Global SI Digital Transformation 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year

    The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. KPMG was honored for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions in helping clients transform in this digital age.

 

  • KPMG named a Business Consulting Services Leader by IDC MarketScape

    This is the second year in a row that KPMG has been named to the Leaders category. The report highlighted KPMG’s commitment to helping its clients innovate and transform their organisations - from improving performance and optimising risk, to restructuring operations and seizing new growth opportunities.

 

  • KPMG named by Forrester Wave a Leader in its Enterprise Insights Providers report

    Noted among 13 service providers standing out as "significant leaders", KPMG member firms strengthen their collective position and obtain the highest scores possible in the criteria of current partner ecosystem, business & advisory services and analytics & AI services.
 
  • KPMG named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Intelligent Automation Services 2019 Vendor Assessment

    This recognition is a testament of KPMG’s commitment to leveraging intelligent automation technologies “in developing solutions achieve customers' business objectives and address the human and organisational impacts of IA adoption”.

 

  • KPMG wins two awards at the inaugural The Peak Tech Laureates 2020

    The Peak Tech Laureates pay tribute to the game-changers in digital innovation and transformation. KPMG was recognised for its excellence in two categories, namely Cybersecurity Award of the Solutions Category and Human Capital Management Award of the Solutions Category.

 

 

2019

 

2018

  • KPMG takes home trio of awards at the inaugural Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence

    The Consulting Firm of the Year award recognizes KPMG for being a leading player when it comes to understanding regulators’ views as well as those of the entities we regulate. On top of this, KPMG also received the ‘One to Watch' for KYC Shared Ledger award and a commendation for ‘Best Solution – Regulatory Change Management’.

  • KPMG selected for the SkillsFuture Award

    KPMG is a recognized employer in Singapore for its investments in developing the skills of employees, and this is a testament to the firm’s efforts in building a lifelong learning culture in the workplace.

  • KPMG recognized in HfS Blueprint report on Internet of Things services

    KPMG International has been recognized as a top-tier provider and achieved `Winner's Circle' status in the newly published HfS Blueprint Report on Internet of Things (IoT) services. HfS identified KPMG’s strengths in strategy, project management and global reach, and acknowledged the leading work being done by member firms focused on the development of Smart Cities.

  • KPMG recognized in HfS Blueprint report: ‘ServiceNow Services 2018’

    KPMG International has been recognized as a leading “software-as-a-service” provider and has earned the ‘Winner’s Circle’ designation in the HfS Blueprint Report on ServiceNow Services 2018. KPMG was among six organizations in the ‘Winner’s Circle’ for excellence in innovation and execution.


  • KPMG bags the most number of regional and national awards at the ITR Asia Tax Awards 2018

    The International Tax Review (ITR)’s Asia Tax Awards saw KPMG with the most number of awards. KPMG in Singapore won the National Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year and the National Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year. The awards celebrate the best tax and transfer pricing work across 20 countries in the Asia Pacific region.


  • KPMG named 2018 SAS Regional Partner of the Year for Asia Pacific
    The accolade from SAS, a business, analytics and data services company, is significant for KPMG as we increasingly offer clients KPMG’s analytical and delivery capabilities supported by a range of best-in-class technology from our solutions partners. In 2017, KPMG and SAS launched its first cloud-based IFRS9 and stress testing RegTech solution in Asia, and are working to on-board this onto KPMG’s Risk as a Service platform globally.


  • KPMG named a Leader in Microsoft Dynamics 365 services
    KPMG International is proud to be recognized by Forrester Research as a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Services Q4 2017 report. “KPMG is the rare Big Four consultancy to dive headfirst in building scale, first by acquiring Crimsonwing in 2014 and Hands-On Systems in 2015, and then consolidating country-level and regional practices into a proposition that works for global transformational requirements,” wrote the report’s authors.

  • KPMG International recognized by ALM Intelligence as:
    - Leader - Corporate Services Consulting
     

2017

  • Euromoney names KPMG Best Real Estate Tax Services Provider globally

    KPMG has been recognized again, not only as the best ‘Real Estate Tax Services’ provider globally in two out of three regions, but also across 23 countries. This win is testament to the firm’s real estate tax network, demonstrating depth and consistency, having been the leading firm globally in 3 of the past 5 years. This is Euromoney’s 13th year of this global survey and this year the respondents totaled 2,418 representing 1,218 firms in 75 countries.

  • KPMG International named a Leader in Information Security Consulting

    KPMG International has once again been named a Leader among security consulting service providers, receiving the highest score of any vendor evaluated in the strategy category in The Forrester Wave™: Information Security Consulting Services, Q3 2017 report.

  • KPMG International earns ‘Leader’ status in business transformation

    KPMG International has been recognized as one of the world's top consultancies in “The Forrester Wave™: Business Transformation Consultancies, Q3, 2017.” The report mentioned that KPMG “made the most progress over the last 3 years”.

  • KPMG named in Consulting magazine’s “best places to work for”

    For the third consecutive year, we have been named in Consulting magazine’s list of ‘Best firms to work for’ – climbing six spots to No.7, the highest ranking among the Big Four professional services firms.

  • KPMG recognized in HfS’ Blueprint Report on Digital Technology Strategy and Consulting Services

    KPMG International has been recognized as a top-tier provider and has earned the `Winner's Circle' designation in the HfS Blueprint Report on Digital Technology Strategy and Consulting Services 2017.

  • KPMG recognized in HfS’ Microsoft Dynamics ‘Winners Circle’ for ‘Best Cloud Experience in Engagements’

    Horses for Sources (HfS), an analyst research company for business operations and IT services, has named KPMG International in the ‘Winners Circle’ of its HfS Blueprint Report: Microsoft Dynamics Services 2017.

  • KPMG International recognized in 2017 World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors list

    KPMG International’s shared services and outsourcing advisory practice has received all-star ratings in all judging categories on the International Association of Outsourcing Professional’s (IAOP) 2017 World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors list. KPMG was also designated a Super Star for Sustained Excellence due to its positioning on the list for the last 5 consecutive years.

  • KPMG International recognized by ALM Intelligence as:

    - Vanguard Leader – IT Applications and Software Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – IT Strategy Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – Procurement Operations Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – Employee Experience (EX) Consulting

  • International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards 2017

    - Asia Tax Firm of the Year

  • KPMG International named a Leader by Forrester Research

    KPMG International has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Insights Service Providers, Q1 2017. According to Forrester Research, “KPMG has cracked the code for balancing business and technology expertise” and is “on the forefront of innovation.”

  • Tier 1 firm in World Tax 2017


2016

  • KPMG recognized as a worldwide leader by IDC MarketScape

    The IDC MarketScape studies assess the capability and business strategy of business consulting firms with global scale and found KPMG to be consistently viewed among buyers of finance and accounting consulting as “the most capable firm at helping clients become more agile, expand into new markets, and improve their customers' experience.”

  • KPMG tops Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg Global Mid-Market M&A League Tables

    KPMG International was ranked as the leading mid-market provider of M&A services for both the number of announced and completed deals in 2016, according to Thomson Reuters’ Mid-Market M&A Review (deals up to US$500M). KPMG has also been ranked #1 in Global Mid-Market (up to US$50M) and Global Private Equity Mid-Market (up to US$50M) by Bloomberg M&A Advisory League Tables.

  • CFO Innovation Awards 2016

    Best in Risk Management Advisory (Top Tier)

  • Oracle Excellence Awards 2016

    Regional Partner of the Year - ASEAN

    Specialized Partner of the year:
    - ERP Cloud Partner of the Year - Global
    - ERP Cloud Partner of the Year - APAC
    - SaaS Cloud Transformation - APAC

  • KPMG International recognized by ALM Intelligence as:

    - Vanguard Leader – Transaction Advisory Services
    - Vanguard Leader – Global Mobility Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – Performance Management Consulting 
    - Vanguard Leader – Human Capital Risk Management Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – Change Management Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – Supply Chain Risk Management Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – Procurement Operations Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – Finance Excellence Consulting
    - Vanguard Leader – HR Technology Advisory Services

  • International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards 2016

    Regional awards
    - Asia Tax Firm of the Year
    - Asia International Tax Firm
    - Asia Indirect Tax Firm
    - Asia Global Executive Mobility Firm
    - Asia US Corporate Tax Firm

    National awards
    - National Firm of the Year: 
    KPMG China, KPMG Taiwan, KPMG Thailand
    - Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year: KPMG China, KPMG India, KPMG Philippines, KPMG Singapore
    - Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year: KPMG China, KPMG Thailand

  • KPMG International named a Leader by Forrester Research
    KPMG International has been named a Leader in the Forrester Research Inc. report, The Forrester Wave™: Information Security Consulting Services, Q1 2016 achieving the highest score for current offering and strategy (tied).

 

2015

  • KPMG receives top honors for insurance risk advisory services

    For the second consecutive year, KPMG International will be honored by Insurance Risk Magazine with its 2015 Insurance Risk Award for "Best Consulting Firm".

    Insurance Risk Magazine’s Insurance Risk Awards recognize excellence in risk management within the insurance sector. The magazine aims to reward "innovative thinking and ground-breaking approaches to solving the risk management challenges that face the industry."

  • Tier 1 firm for Tax Advisory 2016 

    KPMG in Singapore was ranked as a Tier 1 firm for Tax Advisory in Singapore, according to the International Tax Review's (ITR) annual rankings of the world’s top tax advisory firms.

  • KPMG’s named sustainable firm of the year and social media networking champion of the year

    KPMG International has won two prestigious 2015 International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) Awards, presented in London on 1 October 2015. For the fourth consecutive year, it was awarded “Sustainable Firm of the Year,” and for a third consecutive year, “Social Media Networking Champion of the Year Global.”

  • KPMG’s network of firms recognized by ACQ Global Awards 2015 in multiple categories for AML

    The ACQ Global Awards are the single largest program of their kind in the market. This year, the ACQ Global Awards have recognized KPMG’s network of firms in the following categories for Anti-Money Laundering:

     - International - Overall AML Advisory of the Year, KPMG International
     
     - Asia - AML Advisory of the Year, KPMG
     
     - Europe - AML Advisory of the Year, KPMG  

     - International - Gamechanger of the Year, Teresa Pesce, KPMG    
       International

  • KPMG International and its network of firms recognized by M&A Today Global Awards 2015

    M&A Today has recognized KPMG International and its network of firms in their 2015 Global Awards program as AML Advisory of the Year - International.

  • Singapore health Award 2014

    Every year, the Health Promotion Board honours employers for excellence in Workplace Health Promotion programmes. We’re proud to be given the Platinum Award this year! Our people are our best assets, so we aim to be here every year!


2014

  • KPMG in Singapore ranked tier 1 as the top transfer pricing firm in the International Tax Review

    KPMG in Singapore was ranked as the tier one transfer pricing firm in Singapore, according to the International Tax Review's (ITR) annual rankings of the world’s top tax transactional firms. The firm’s recognition was based on International Tax Review readers and tax directors of the world’s leading multinational companies.

  • KPMG Recognized As Top Insurance Risk Consulting Firm

    Insurance Risk magazine has bestowed its 2014 Insurance Risk Award for “Best Consulting Firm” on the member firms of KPMG International, a global network of professional firms providing audit, tax and advisory services.

  • ITSMA Marketing Excellence Award

    KPMG International won an IT Services Marketing Association Award recognizing the WEFLIVE campaign for a second consecutive year. This year, KPMG was given the Gold Award for the ‘Optimizing Online and Offline Marketing’ category. The award recognized KPMG for innovation of the WEFLIVE service; a strong execution of the integrated marketing campaign across multiple teams in our network; and for positive business results, which surpassed the objectives for this year’s campaign.

  • Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award

    KPMG International received a Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award for Best of Social Media Marketing. This was the first year that KPMG entered the WEFLIVE campaign for this award, and KPMG has been recognized for creating a truly interactive experience for its global audience, and for succeeding in generating brand awareness (exceeding objectives and surpassing last year’s performance).

  • KPMG Wins Three International Accounting Bulletin Awards

    KPMG has won three 2014 International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) Awards – for "Audit Innovation"; "Sustainable Firm of the Year," for a third consecutive year; and "Social Media Networking Champion," for a second consecutive year.

  • KPMG International has been named "Best Overall Consultancy" by Operational Risk & Regulation magazine

    These annual awards recognize companies that demonstrate innovative thinking and provide useful solutions to the operational risk management challenges faced by the financial services industry.

  • KPMG in Singapore ranked tier 1 as the top tax transactional firm in the International Tax Review Survey

    KPMG in Singapore was ranked as the tier one tax transactional firm in Singapore, according to the International Tax Review's (ITR) annual rankings of the world’s top tax transactional firms.

    The firm’s recognition was based on International Tax Review readers and tax directors of the world’s leading multinational companies, to vote for their top 3 tax transactional firms in more than 50 jurisdictions across the world.

  • AML Advisory of the year 2014 winner

    KPMG has been named AML Advisory of the Year by ACQ (Acquisition Finance) magazine’s Global Awards 2014.

  • Infrastructure Journal Awards 2014 

    KPMG won Financial Advisor of the Year – Transport

  • Finance Monthly Global Awards 2014 Winner 

    KPMG has been named Global AML Firm of The Year at the Finance Monthly Global Awards 2014.


2013

  • Tier 1 in World Tax and World Transfer Pricing 2014

    The International Tax Review (ITR) has ranked KPMG in Singapore among the leading tax advisory firms in Singapore.

  • KPMG ranks one of the 2013 World's Best Outsourcing Advisors

    The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has ranked KPMG International number two in its annual ranking of the World's Best Outsourcing Advisors.

  • Lam Kok Shang and Gan Hwee Leng named as leading Indirect Tax Advisers

    The 2013 International Tax Review Indirect Tax Leaders guide has recognised Lam Kok Shang and Gan Hwee Leng as leading Indirect Tax advisers in Singapore. It also featured more than 50 other KPMG Partners around the world as among their list of top Indirect Tax advisers..

  • Tier 1 Leading Tax Advisory and Transactional Firm in Singapore for 2013

    International Tax Review (ITR), one of the world's most authoritative and lively tax magazines, recently presented the final results to find the world's leading tax planning & tax transactional practices.