Naomi Thornton

Naomi Thornton

Director | Deal Advisory | Commercial Deal Negotiation | SPA Advisory

KPMG in the UK

Naomi has over 20 years of mergers and acquisition (M&A) transaction advisory experience, having first trained in KPMG’s audit practice and then spent a number of years in KPMG’s forensic practice working on financial and competition investigations.  

Naomi has advised clients on completion accounts and locked box mechanisms on more than 600 transaction agreements, across various sectors, including energy and natural resources, media and telecommunications, consumer goods, property and retail. These have included share sales, complex carve-outs and numerous deals covering multiple jurisdictions.

She also has extensive post-completion experience relating to:

  • The negotiation of completion accounts and earn-out calculations
  • The resolution of disputes (both completion accounts and earn-outs), including drafting submissions to the independent expert appointed to determine the dispute.

Naomi is an experienced presenter, and has delivered training on the above topics to hundreds of clients, lawyers and KPMG colleagues.  

Areas of expertise
National Markets
Education and qualifications
  • MA in English from the University of Aberdeen

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

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