KPMG Names Caplain Global Head of Banking/Capital Markets

KPMG International named Judd Caplain global head of banking and capital markets.

KPMG Elects Thomas as Global Chairman

KPMG International elected current Americas region chair William Thomas as its next chairman, succeeding the retiring John Veihmeyer.

KPMG Tops Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg 2016 League Tables

KPMG was ranked as the leading mid-market provider of M&A services for both the number of announced and completed deals in 2016, per Thomson Reuters’ Mid-Market M&A Review and Bloomberg M&A Advisory League Tables.

Peoples Bancorp Elects Sweet as Director

Peoples Bancorp elected Terry T. Sweet to its board of directors. Sweet is a former partner at KPMG.

Daniels Named Managing Partner of KPMG Silicon Valley Office

KPMG named Lisa Daniels managing partner of its Silicon Valley office, effective January 1.

KPMG: Smaller, More Strategic Deals Driving 2016 Energy M&A Activity

M&A activity will escalate this year across all energy sectors especially in smaller, more strategic deals, according to KPMG’s 2016 M&A Outlook Survey.

KPMG: Q4/15 Venture Capital Funding Activity Slows Drastically

KPMG and CB Insights’ Q4/15 quarterly venture capital report highlights a banner year for venture capital funding, with a pullback in private market investing in Q4.

KPMG Survey: 91% of Organizations Planning an Acquisition in 2016

According to an annual survey by KPMG, company leaders are turning to in pursuit of growth M&A. In fact, 91% of respondents intend to initiate at least one acquisition in 2016, up significantly from 63% in 2014.

KPMG Announces New Additions to Restructuring Practice

KPMG announced that Kevin A. Krakora joined the group’s Restructuring practice as a principal. Michael McCoy joined as senior associate, and Jonathan Weinberg joined as director.

Creating an Agile Transformation Amid Continuous Market Disruption

KPMG’s Mitchell Siegel outlines the steps necessary for businesses to create an effective transformation, including establishing and tracking metrics as well as mining market signals and asking the right questions.