James heads KPMG’s Global Consumer M&A Group. He has led teams across the full spectrum of transactions including: disposals, acquisitions, defences, capital raising and strategic reviews. These have been in both the public markets as well as private company environment. Clients include large listed multinational corporations, Private Equity funds as well as entrepreneur/family/privately owned businesses. He has advised in excess of 100 transactions over the last 20+ years and has extensive international cross border experience. KPMG’s Consumer M&A practice is a very well integrated, successful and respected group of c.70 professionals that works closely with the Global Deal Advisory business.