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KPMG

Headquartered in Amsterdam, with a global network of 174,000 professionals operating in 156 countries and territories, KPMG offers “critical, analytical solutions” to problems relating to forensic accounting, damages, due diligence and compliance. 

Total number of listings: 82
Economic Consulting - Competition Economists: 1
Economic Consulting - Quantum of Damages: 13
Forensics & Litigation Consulting - Accountants: 22
Forensic and Litigation Consultants - Digital: 6
Transactional Services - Due Diligence Accountants: 40

The firm enjoys a significant standing in the market for its expertise in due diligence accounting. José Carlos Simões is managing partner of transaction services, where his “meticulousness and precision” and “years of experience” make him much recommended by his clients. José Arturo Aldana is a “stellar practitioner” who is “always well informed”. Frank Zhu is a director of financial advisory services, and is described by his peers as “unflappable” and possessing “an impressive depth of expertise”.

Several practitioners are recognised for their “high-quality work” in the field of forensic and litigation consulting. John Ellison has extensive experience in forensic accounting and litigation support, and clients say they “cannot praise him highly enough”, while Alex Plavsic has over 25 years’ experience as an accountant; he “sees things others miss” and is “always well prepared”. In the digital sphere, Paul Tombleson is lauded for his “flawless” output on engagements in the UK and internationally, and is described by clients as “fiercely analytical” and displaying “the utmost professionalism”. Dominic Jaar is national leader of the forensic technology services practice in Canada and is “extremely knowledgeable”, providing “expert counsel”. Eddie Toh is director of the forensic practice in Singapore, where he is “influential” and “responds to difficult and complex problems with aplomb”.

KPMG’s professionals also garner accolades for their work regarding analysing quantum of damages. Nicholas Good is head of the dispute advisory services practice and is “a seasoned expert” in the field, having worked on cases worth up to US$20 billion. He has been an expert witness in several of the major arbitration centres, including the ICC and ICSID, and is considered by clients to be a “real leader in the field”. John McGuiness in Sydney specialises in providing valuation reports in a disputes context, and is described as “proactive” and “extremely hands-on”.

For his work in competition economics, KPMG’s Nicola Mazzarotto also receives high praise. He is head of the firm’s practice and is described as “brilliant”, with “an encyclopedic knowledge” of the field.

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