Industry : Consulting
KPMG operates as an international network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. Each member firm works as an independent legal entity. The firm was established in 1870 when William Barclay Peat formed an accounting firm in London. From then, the company has moved on to become a global giant employing more than 135,000 people and operating in over 140 countries. Their headquarters are based in Amstelveen, Netherlands. KPMG is very active in India, especially as a Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory firm, and is high up in annual rankings of the top advisory firms. KPMG used to be in the consulting business, but spun out its consulting arm into an independent company called Bearing Point several years ago.