KPMGis a leading provider of Audit, Tax and Advisory services to private equity worldwide. We respond to business challenges facing private equity with a global perspective and local knowledge spanning industry sectors. Our high-performing people mobilise around our clients, using our expertise and technology-powered data analytics to deliver informed perspectives and clear solutions that our clients and stakeholders value.
The KPMG Private Equity group brings together our leading transaction advisory, deal origination, technology, operational value creation, and tax professionals who work full time helping private equity funds to achieve their goals. We combine industry expertise with a deep understanding of the requirements of private equity as we search out the value enhancing attributes of each deal and provide integrated support over the entire investment cycle.
KPMG Private Equity professionals help clients execute deals with greater insight, confidence, speed, and decision-making quality. Post investment, we help private equity funds and their portfolio companies identify and execute on value growth opportunities in a diverse range of areas such as optimizing working capital and operating processes to unlock cash and grow earnings, digitally empowering the business to leverage new technologies, advise on bolt-on acquisitions and many others. Depending on the exit route, we also help prepare companies for IPO or manage the sales process. In addition, we help private equity and their portfolio achieve effective tax compliance and manage tax risks while controlling costs and enhancing returns.
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Adams Street Partners is a global private markets investment manager with investments in more than thirty countries across five continents. Adams Street’s 80+ investment professionals focus on five strategies: primary fund partnerships, secondary transactions, co-investments, direct growth equity company investments, and private credit deals. Adams Street strives to generate actionable investment insights across market cycles by drawing on nearly 50 years of private markets experience, proprietary intelligence, and trusted relationships. The firm is 100% employee-owned and has $45 billion in assets under management. Adams Street maintains a worldwide presence with offices in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Munich, New York, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo.
Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $30 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses. Audax Private Equity has invested over $8 billion in more than 146 platforms and over 1,000 add-on companies, and is currently investing out of its $3.5 billion, sixth private equity fund. Through its disciplined Buy & Build approach, Audax seeks to help platform companies execute add-on acquisitions that fuel revenue growth, optimize operations, and significantly increase equity value. With more than 300 employees and over 125 investment professionals, the firm is a leading capital partner for North American middle market companies.
CarVal Investors is an established global alternative investment manager focused on distressed and credit-intensive assets and market inefficiencies. Since 1987, CarVal’s team has navigated through ever-changing credit market cycles, opportunistically investing $126 billion in 5,510 transactions across 82 countries. Today, CarVal Investors has approximately $10 billion in assets under management in corporate securities, loan portfolios, structured credit and hard assets.
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world’s leading private equity and investment advisory firms. Founded in 1981, CVC has completed over 300 investments in a wide range of industries and countries across the globe.
Since its establishment in 1999, CVC Asia has raised 5 dedicated Asia funds with total commitments of c.US$15 billion. As of September 2021, CVC Asia has made over 70 investments in the region.
Recent Asian investments include:
• NTL: Thailand’s leading non-bank auto-loan provider
• Soho Global Health: Leading branded consumer health / OTC pharmaceutical company in Indonesia
• Fine Today Shiseido: Carve-out of the personal care business of Japan’s #1 beauty brand with extensive global presence
• BAPE: Premium Japanese streetwear fashion brand with c.150 points of sale across 23 countries
• Yikang: #1 Retail pharmacy chain in China’s Shaanxi Province with c.1,600 outlets nationwide
• Good Choice: Korea’s #2 provider of online accommodation booking services
As of September 2021, CVC Asia consists of 64 investment professionals across 8 offices in the region.
Founded in 2001 and joining Fiera Capital in 2018, Fiera Capital (Asia) (formerly known as Clearwater Capital Partners) provides investors with access to a full spectrum of Asia credit investment opportunities including performing high yield credit, direct lending, and special situations. Since inception, Fiera Capital (Asia) has made more than 350 Asia investments totaling over USD5.8 billion, across sectors and geographies, both onshore and offshore, and built some of the largest dedicated lending platforms in the region.
Fiera Capital (Asia) has built an on-the-ground presence in Asia through locally staffed offices and companies in Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, Seoul and Chongqing. The breadth of the targeted investment market and Fiera Capital (Asia)'s established and experienced presence make it possible for it to source, develop and capture value in diverse opportunities, particularly targeting to the senior part of the capital structure.
The Fiera Capital (Asia) team, including our direct lending platforms, consists of over 100 individuals who are passionate about credit investing and have a complementary set of diverse backgrounds and skill-sets.
Fiera Capital is a global independent asset management firm with a multi-boutique approach. As one of Canada's leading investment managers with more than CAD180 billion AUM as at 31 December 2020, the firm offers to institutional, private wealth and retail markets full-service, integrated portfolio-management solutions that span a broad array of traditional and alternative asset classes.
Fiera Capital Corporation, one of North America’s leading independent asset management firms, is rapidly acquiring a global presence and reputation. With more than $158.1 billion in assets under management as at March 31, 2020, the firm offers to institutional, private wealth and retail markets full-service, integrated portfolio-management solutions that span a broad array of traditional and alternative asset classes.