Acquiring a business is a critical strategic decision for corporates and private equity firms. KPMG helps you to make the right decisions and maximize value with our integrated approach to deal strategy, evaluation, readiness and value creation.




Preston Parker

Preston Parker

Principal, Strategy, M&A Services, KPMG US

+1 703-585-9997

Conviction in the value we create, combined with an ability to execute and exceed deal speed are at the core of KPMG’s integrated business diligenceWith a depth of industry knowledge, informed by the expertise of leading hundreds of deals, we unlock the art of the possible.

Today’s diligence, the right and focused diligence, starts with a clear understanding of deal priorities and what’s really at stake for our clients.  It guides our approach to scoping the size of the potential prize with commercial, functional, and operational depth, articulating actionable value for Wall Street that anticipates the clock speed of competitive bids.

Applying advanced analytics to dive deeper into a data-rich world that's getting more and more data rich by the day, KPMG’s cloud-based platform empowers deal teams with an integrated, purpose-built work flow to navigate every step of the cycle with focused alignment. Experience in anticipating what’s next and disruptive in emerging technologies, across sectors gives us the insights and expertise to build deal confidence at every stage, simplify complexities to protect and create value, pre- and post-close.

Starting with strategy through deal structuring and day 1 readiness, we capture and unlock the value  that today’s competitive marketplace demands by working as one, cohesive deal advisor. KPMG leverages a set of people, process, and tools, designed for modern M&A, reflecting deal and integration diligence, integration planning, and end-to-end execution.


How KPMG can help you buy

Our buy side teams can work independently in a niche role or serve as part of an integrated team that supports clients across the deal lifecycle to provide better outcomes.


We develop smarter value creation strategies and unique differentiators.

Portfolio strategy

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Market expansion/ entry strategy

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Target identification & evaluation

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We ensure a competitive bid is placed with conviction.

Business and risk diligence

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Deal structuring & operating model

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We focus on identifying quick wins and preventing value leakage.

Securing the transaction

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Value Creation

We ensure a structured process with earlier successes and greater synergy realization.

Synergy realization and operational optimization

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Additionally, we help our clients…


Timely and informed divestments can be the first step to more robust business growth. We help sellers get transaction ready. 

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We provide insight at every step of the transaction process.

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We offer solutions across all performance implement areas.

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Helping clients to seize and implement growth opportunities that match their financial ambitions.    

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