KPMG in the U.S. has elected Paul Knopp to serve as its next chair and chief executive officer for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2020.
According to a KPMG report, investment in U.S.-based fintech companies surged to $14.2 billion across 427 deals during the first half of 2018.
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.
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 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.