Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, an affiliate of global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal, added Elizabeth “Libby” Goodwin to its federal tax practice as a managing director. Prior to joining A&M, she served as a partner at KPMG in the financial services tax department.
Tom Goldrick joined gHoulihan Lokey’s transaction advisory services practice as a managing director and head of M&A tax services. Goldrick served at KMPG for 13 years, where he was most recently was a managing director in its M&A tax practice.
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.