KPMG Corporate Finance LLC Acquires Investment Bank St. Charles Capital

New York-based KPMG LLP’s (FY13 gross revenue of $6.1 billion) wholly owned subsidiary, KPMG Corporate Finance LLC has acquired substantially all of the assets of Denver-based St. Charles Capital, a boutique investment bank that provides M&A and capital advisory services for mid-market companies nationwide. The transaction is expected to enhance KPMG Corporate Finance’s position as a leading mid-market investment bank and M&A advisor for companies in the technology, telecommunications, financial services, energy and diversified industrials sectors.

“Demand for KPMG’s Corporate Finance business continues to expand as companies increasingly look to inorganic growth to transform their operations,” says Lynne Doughtie, vice chair for advisory at KPMG LLP. “The addition of St. Charles Capital’s experienced investment banking team complements the already highly regarded global KPMG Corporate Finance platform while also expanding our industry presence and capabilities in key dynamic sectors.”

Michael Franson, president of St. Charles Capital, says, “Access to KPMG’s impressive global distribution network and full service advisory capabilities in critically important vertical markets greatly expand the value we can provide to clients and prospects.”