Such deep analytical competencies are critical in the areas of transfer pricing, valuation, and economic analysis. KPMG LLP (KPMG) is the only Big Four firm that incorporates these capabilities into a single practice—Economic & Valuation Services (EVS)—allowing our professionals to deliver a broad set of services to help our clients succeed in the ever-changing global marketplace.
As one of the leading providers of the following services, KPMG's EVS practice helps clients make forward-thinking decisions about strategy, operations, and compliance to create long-lasting value:
In an increasingly global business environment, many multinationals see national borders as less and less of an impediment to conducting business. In response, many fiscal authorities appear to be defending their national tax bases more vigorously with detailed transfer pricing regulations, strict documentation requirements, sophisticated audit practices, and significant penalties for noncompliance. Transfer pricing has, therefore, become a vitally important issue for many global companies. EVS Transfer Pricing professionals help companies effectively and efficiently manage their transfer pricing.
Companies face many valuation-related issues in today's complex, highly regulated environment. To help address these issues, EVS Valuations Services professionals value businesses, joint ventures, and equity interests as well as specific tangible and intangible assets such as tradenames, patents, customer relationships, machinery and equipment, inventory, real estate, and financial instruments.
Economic & statistical consulting
EVS Economic & Statistical Consulting (ES) professionals can provide advanced economic and statistical insights to help both private and public sector clients quantify expected risks, analyze potential costs and benefits, evaluate alternatives, and develop defensible quantitative measures for decision-making or controversy matters. ES professionals apply sophisticated analyses and modeling techniques to help clients address today's critical business issues in public policy analysis, performance analysis, and statistical sampling and analysis.
The EVS practice is made up of multidisciplinary, highly experienced professionals located in major cities throughout the United States. These resources are closely aligned with KPMG's audit, tax, and advisory professionals. Globally, we draw on the resources of KPMG International member firms to provide coordinated service to multinational clients.
Many of our professionals hold advanced degrees in economics, business, accounting, engineering, and related fields. And many are certified financial analysts or appraisers.