KPMG named as accounting adviser to the highest number of completed deals in Northern Ireland in 2016.
KPMG has topped the table for as the accounting adviser to the highest number of completed deals in Northern Ireland in 2016, according to Experian’s 2016 M&A Review.
Commenting on the deal environment in Northern Ireland, Russell Smyth of KPMG Corporate Finance in Belfast said: ‘We are pleased with last year’s performance, which reflects the strong transaction appetite in the market. We saw transactions across the business spectrum from inward private equity funding, indigenous consolidation as well as sector leading energy and project finance transactions. We see robust transaction appetite continuing into 2017, and with capital availability remaining strong, we expect transaction volumes to be maintained.”
John Hansen, Partner in Charge of KPMG in Northern Ireland said ‘Despite the continuing economic uncertainty it is heartening to see that overall Northern Ireland recorded a 31% increase in deal volume – proving Northern Ireland is a good location for investment’.
The Experian M&A Review is carried out in 11 regions in the United Kingdom and in the Republic of Ireland. KPMG are ranked 6th in the Republic of Ireland.