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14 Jun, 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/...


10 May, 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...


11 Apr, 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...


15 Mar, 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...


08 Mar, 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...


15 Feb, 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...


14 Feb, 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...


16 Jan, 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)...


12 Jan, 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...


12 Dec, 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...


07 Nov, 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...


31 Oct, 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...


20 Oct, 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...


13 Oct, 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...


13 Oct, 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...


10 Oct, 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...


03 Oct, 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...


03 Oct, 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...


03 Oct, 2016, 07:00 ET KPMG führt @gov ein: eine neue Quelle mit der Regierungsmitarbeiter umwälzende Einblicke und Ideen erhalten

KPMG International hat @gov eingeführt, eine neue Online-Quelle, die dazu gedacht ist, zukunftsweisenden und umwälzenden Einblick für die weltweit...


03 Oct, 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...


13 Sep, 2016, 00:01 ET Construction companies should seize opportunities to benefit from new technologies: KPMG report

 Despite substantial investments, the construction industry is struggling to gain the full benefits of technologies including advanced...


06 Sep, 2016, 09:08 ET Exitoso y resistente: European Family Businesses invierte su futuro en el talento y la innovación

- Los negocios familiares de Europa demuestran una elevada confianza y resistencia destacada a las presiones y retos externos. - Los...


20 Jul, 2016, 07:00 ET KPMG Awarded Microsoft's Azure Business Transformation Win of the Year

TORONTO, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - KPMG International and KPMG in Canada were awarded the Azure Business Transformation Win of the Year by...


19 Jul, 2016, 07:00 ET Number of VC deals falls for fourth consecutive quarter: KPMG and CB Insights

Handful of USD$1 billion-plus investments in highly valued unicorns buoy funding in North America and Asia, while global deal activity continues to...


30 Jun, 2016, 00:01 ET Next 3 years more critical than previous 50 as global CEOs believe it is now or never to transform their company

KPMG International survey finds CEOs' optimism based on technology, speed and...