KPMG wins Best Advisory Firm at Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2012
Source: BI-ME , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Thu June 14, 2012 7:31 pm

UAE. KPMG has won the Best Advisory Firm Award at this year’s Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2012, held at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai.

The 13th annual Banker Middle East Industry Awards were attended by more than 400 regional and global industry leaders, experts and decision-makers to honor and celebrate excellence in the MENA banking and finance industry.

Phil Knowles, Financial Services Partner for KPMG Lower Gulf, received the award on behalf of the Firm and said “We are very excited and honored to win this coveted award. At KPMG we believe in maintaining a set standard of values regionally as well as across the globe; these values include working closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp relevant opportunities. We aspire to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring that our people, our clients, and our communities achieve their full potential”.

KPMG won the Award after facing stiff completion from the likes of E&Y, PwC, Cedar, Amanie, and Deloitte who were also nominated in the Best Advisory Firm category.
Talking about KPMG’s best practices and the current needs of clients in the financial industry Phil said that “currently the global financial services industry continues to face some extraordinary challenges. Our clients need help to transform their businesses to be more effective and discover new and sustainable sources of growth”. He also emphasized that “one of the factors contributing to this win is KPMG’s extensive work with the banking community on debt restructuring projects across the region”.

About KPMG:
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 152 countries and have 145,000 people working in member firms around the world. KPMG in the UAE was established in 1974 and has grown to more than 650 professional staff led by 31 Partners, across six offices. We have established a presence among market leaders in the region, providing clients with Audit, Tax and Advisory services.

Over several decades, KPMG in the UAE has had the opportunity to work with leading industry players in the region and has played a pivotal role in a number of success stories. At various stages of their growth clients have looked to KPMG for timely and independent advice to help in decision making.KPMG’s employees and Partners in the UAE embrace KPMG’s Global values.

These values determine how we interact with clients, with each other and with the world around us. These values also define what we stand for and how we conduct business. At KPMG we try to create sustainable, long-term value, not just for our member firms and clients, but for the broader society as well. KPMG aims to be a responsible corporate citizen by making a real difference to the communities in which it operates.

 

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