Rob is a financial services partner and also leads FS Tax & Legal for KPMG in the UK. He has specialised in the taxation of the financial services industry since joining KPMG in 1996, both in the UK and in Australia during a four-year secondment to KPMG’s Sydney office.
Rob’s primary focus is M&A tax, where he has advised on a variety of taxation matters relating to international mergers and acquisitions including IPOs, vendor and purchaser due diligence, tax structuring and contract assistance. He has particularly focussed on developing structures that achieve balanced regulatory capital and tax outcomes aligned with commercial objectives. Rob also advises private equity firms in relation to acquisitions in the financial services market.