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Sep 19, 2017, 11:17 ET Statement from John Veihmeyer, Chairman KPMG International

LONDON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - I sincerely apologise for what went wrong in KPMG South Africa. This is not who we are. KPMG International...


Jul 31, 2017, 00:01 ET CEOs de América Latina confían más en el crecimiento de sus empresas, señala KPMG

Nueve de cada 10 directores generales, o CEOs, de América Latina (89 por ciento) confían más en las perspectivas de crecimiento de sus propias...


Jul 19, 2017, 00:01 ET Which countries are most ready to manage disruptive change? The KPMG Change Readiness Index answers with 2017's rankings

Switzerland ranks first, while US and UK make gains alongside some surprises NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The 2017 Change Readiness...


Jul 13, 2017, 07:15 ET Global VC investment comes roaring back due to a resurgence in mega deals: KPMG Venture Pulse Q2 2017

- Global VC deals down, investment up significantly in Q2 - China rebounds from Q1'17 with resurgence of mega-deals TORONTO, July...


Jul 10, 2017, 09:00 ET Microsoft and KPMG global alliance launches new digital solution hub

KPMG announces plan to introduce world's first global cloud-based Big Four audit platform on Microsoft Azure WASHINGTON, July 10, 2017...


Jun 26, 2017, 07:00 ET Keeping them close and coming back for more: survey highlights the struggles of consumer and retail executives

BERLIN, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The need to grow and keep customers is dominating the agenda of consumer and retail executives around the...


Jun 14, 2017, 19:01 ET Global CEOs remain optimistic over the next 3 years and look to be the disruptor

KPMG global survey finds 65 percent of CEOs remain confident amid heightened uncertainty in the global economy LONDON, June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/...


May 10, 2017, 00:01 ET KPMG acquires Matchi, global fintech innovation and matchmaking platform

TEL AVIV, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - KPMG International has announced the acquisition of Matchi, a leading global fintech innovation and...


Apr 11, 2017, 09:15 ET Global VC deal volume drops for the fourth straight quarter, hitting lowest level since 2011: KPMG Venture Pulse Q1 2017

- Global VC deals down, investment up, primarily driven by corporates - US$17.3 billion in US VC investment accounts for over 60 percent...


Mar 15, 2017, 07:00 ET Insurance Sector Deal Making Shifting into High Gear: New Survey

Vast majority of insurance companies surveyed globally are planning M&A activity in 2017, with most driven by need to transform business and...


Mar 08, 2017, 19:01 ET KPMG elects Bill Thomas as Global Chairman

Americas Region Chairman will succeed John Veihmeyer upon completion of his term NEW YORK, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - William B Thomas, 49, has...


Feb 15, 2017, 04:00 ET KPMG And Microsoft Announce New "Blockchain Nodes"

KPMG International and Microsoft Corp. have announced the launch of joint Blockchain Nodes, which are designed to create and demonstrate use cases...


Feb 14, 2017, 12:30 ET KPMG Named a Leader ̶̶̶̶ cited for its Data and Analytics Capabilities by Independent Research Firm

KPMG "cracked the code for balancing business and technology expertise" TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - KPMG International announced today...


Jan 16, 2017, 00:01 ET 'Geo-politics' dominates World Economic Forum attendee tweets leading into Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The topic of 'geo-politics' has dominated the Twitter accounts of World Economic Forum (WEF)...


Jan 12, 2017, 09:15 ET KPMG Venture Pulse Q4 2016: No Region Immune to Venture Capital Market Downswing

- Deal activity for 2016 drops almost a quarter compared to 2015 as investor caution skyrockets, but total annual funding remains strong thanks...


Dec 12, 2016, 19:01 ET Investments in innovation, alliances and people drive KPMG growth

- Investments in innovation, alliances and people drive strong growth across core services to achieve fiscal year (FY) revenues of US$25.42...


Nov 07, 2016, 10:55 ET Tim Zanni Appointed Global and U.S. Chair of KPMG's Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG International today announced Tim Zanni has been appointed the new Global and U.S. Chair of...


Oct 31, 2016, 00:01 ET Business Executives Lack Confidence in Generating Trusted Insights from Data and Analytics: KPMG Survey

Most business leaders today believe in the value of using data and analytics (D&A) throughout their organizations, but say they lack confidence...


Oct 20, 2016, 00:01 ET Innovation To Play Critical Role In Managing Hedge Funds: KPMG/AIMA/MFA Survey Finds

Hedge fund managers are innovating and increasing their investment in technology to create new competitive advantages and to address regulatory and...


Oct 13, 2016, 10:33 ET Softness in U.S. Venture Capital Continues in Q3'16: KPMG Report

Venture capital (VC) investment and deal volume continued to be weak in Q3'16, according to Venture Pulse, the quarterly global report on VC trends...


Oct 13, 2016, 07:00 ET VC funding falls to two-year low: KPMG and CB Insights

Global deal activity flat in Q3 as funding dollars slide 14 percent from Q2 2016; the decline across the North American, Europe, and Asia driven by...


Oct 10, 2016, 09:00 ET KPMG International Appoints Regina Mayor Global Sector Head of Energy and Natural Resources Practice

KPMG International is pleased to announce Regina Mayor as the new Global Sector Head of the Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) practice, effective...


Oct 03, 2016, 07:00 ET KPMG launches @gov, a new resource bringing transformational insights and ideas to government professionals

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - KPMG International has launched @gov, a new online resource designed to deliver...


Oct 03, 2016, 07:00 ET KPMG lance @gov, une nouvelle source d'idées et de connaissances transformationnelles à l'intention des dirigeants du secteur public

KPMG International a lancé @gov, une nouvelle ressource en ligne destinée à fournir des connaissances transformationnelles visionnaires aux...


Oct 03, 2016, 07:00 ET KPMG lanza @gov, un nuevo recurso que proporciona la visión de transformación e ideas para profesionales del gobierno

KPMG International ha lanzado @gov, un nuevo recurso online diseñado para proporcionar visiones de transformación de pensamiento avanzado para los...