KPMG Consulting is a prime example of a successful consulting operation that has developed with historic roots in a global audit, accountancy and compliance business.
KPMG is one of the Big Four audit firms; the other three constituent firms being Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young.
KPMG is one of the largest professional business services firms in the world; aggregate fee income was upward of $22Bn USD in 2008, with over 130,000 people operating in approximately 135 countries worldwide.
The KPMG business model centers on three main lines of business; Audit, Tax and Business Advisory.
KPMG's Business Advisory offering is broad and deep and is split into the following disciplines: Accounting Advisory Services; Business Performance improvement; Financial Risk Management; Forensic accounting; Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance; IT Advisory; Corporate Finance; Business Restructuring; corporate transactions including merger, acquisition and integration (MA&I).
KPMG Consulting is a stable, long established, highly profitable and well respected consulting brand. Their core consulting offerings span all of the major consulting disciplines required to service the needs of fortune 500 / FTSE 100 corporations and large government agencies and departments. The firm has all the major consulting horizontals and verticals covered.
The firm has won many awards as a first class employer of skilled consulting professionals and has a particularly strong record in the training and development of management consultants.
In 2001 KPMG divested its main US consulting operations (KPMG Consulting Inc) through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) to create the BearingPoint Inc business.
In 2002 KPMG Consulting merged its UK and Dutch consulting entities with Atos Origin, an international IT and business services corporation headquartered in Paris with operations in 42 countries and in excess of 45,000 employees. Atos Origin has core strength in Business, IT and Medical Services consulting.
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