Banking & Capital Markets | KPMG | AU

Banking & Capital Markets

Banking & Capital Markets

KPMG's Banking and Capital Markets practice is well placed to help clients successfully navigate challenging times and capitalise on opportunities.

KPMG can help banking clients navigate challenging times and capitalise on opportunities.

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The global financial crisis has profoundly changed the shape of the international banking landscape. During this period, we have witnessed the nationalisation of commercial banks, the demise of the universal banking model and an unprecedented degree of industry consolidation.

Against this context, the Australian banking industry continues to perform strongly compared to international peers. Our banks are well capitalised, continue to achieve robust profits, and are well positioned to meet new global capital and liquidity regulatory requirements.

However, future challenges remain, such as a slowing local economy, subdued demand for credit, low levels of impairments, margin pressure and fast-evolving consumer demands. In such an environment, protecting and growing shareholder value requires that banks be customer focused and disciplined in their execution, whilst always maintaining a strong focus on managing their risk appetite and capital efficiency.

KPMG's Banking and Capital Markets practice is one of the leaders in the marketplace. Combining a strong local presence with access to a global network of banking professionals, KPMG’s Banking and Capital Markets practice in Australia is well placed to help our clients successfully navigate through these challenging times and capitalise on opportunities as they arise.


How we can help

We work closely with clients on a range of matters:

  • external and internal audit
  • corporate tax management and specialist tax services
  • risk management and controls
  • fraud risk management and anti-money laundering activities
  • capital adequacy and liquidity management
  • regulatory compliance and licence requirements
  • IT assurance and advisory, such as core systems, payments and mobile
  • analytics, information and modelling
  • cost reduction and productivity improvements
  • customer and channel management, including digital strategy
  • finance function and operational transformation
  • treasury and capital markets transformation
  • corporate restructuring
  • mergers, acquisitions and divestments.

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