Private Equity & Venture Capital funds
KPMG advisory, audit and taxation specialists in Ireland have a wide variety of skills and experience to offer PE and VC funds. Our suite of services support fund managers and funds from initial launch through to ongoing compliance and reporting. We offer a multi-faceted approach providing regulatory, audit, advisory, taxation and valuation services to address the many issues that PE and VC funds face from a regulatory, accounting and taxation perspective.
We have significant expertise and experience in advising PE and VC funds under IFRS, US GAAP or other accounting frameworks. Key accounting issues to be considered include valuation of investments, potential consolidation and accounting for performance fees.
Our PE and VC fund clients include many different structures based in a wide variety of jurisdictions. We have extensive experience in auditing clients that apply IFRS, US GAAP or other accounting frameworks. Our audit team includes 13 audit partners supported by a strong, experienced team of professionals. We are very familiar with the challenges that PE and VC funds face in meeting their financial reporting obligations which typically include the application of the most appropriate valuation methodology, consolidation and appropriate financial risk disclosures.
Regulatory and compliance
Our local and international regulatory specialists, in the regulatory centres of excellence, can provide advice on the impact of relevant regulatory rules on PE and VC funds.
Tax strategies and structuring
Our tax team are leaders in advising on appropriate tax management and tax planning structures that are appropriate to the investment strategy of a fund. Our tax team work closely with our Global Tax Network and have significant knowledge and experience relating to appropriate tax strategies for PE and VC funds.
Out tax team also perform detailed tax due diligence on tax exposures of potential targets.
Our transaction services team includes Buy Side, Sell Side and Strategy professionals and have a proven methodology for supporting organisations coming to the public markets and for providing due diligence support on acquisition of investments.
Our Buy and Sell Side professionals provide merger, acquisition and divestiture support to clients. Throughout a transaction’s life cycle, our persistent focus is on early identification of the key risks and rewards that matter most to stakeholder value. This means going beyond traditional due diligence to address factors such as deal financing, compensation arrangements, capital markets regulatory assistance and deal structure.
Our Strategy professionals help clients validate and address specific issues likely to impact the future financial results realised from a particular transaction.
Our local and international valuation teams have significant experience in valuing investments. Our valuation teams provide both audit support and independent valuations. Many fund managers look to KPMG for objective advice on portfolio valuations that can help to fulfil their fiduciary responsibilities.