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Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal Activity Will Be Robust in 2021: KPMG Survey

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The FINANCIAL-- Volume of deals rises 15% aided by late 2020 surge, despite pandemic -- Growing valuations seen in biopharma, healthcare IT, diagnostics subsectors, executives say in survey…

KPMG Survey: 82% of Organizations Are Letting Employees Decide When They Feel Safe Returning to the Office

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The FINANCIAL -- Only 27 percent of employers plan to return office-based employees to physical locations in the near term, with most pushing back the reopening of their workplaces to later in 2021, and some permanently not requiring a return to the office, according to a new KPMG survey, “Return to the Workplace,” of U.S. senior…

KPMG committed to become net-zero company by 2030

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The FINANCIAL — KPMG has today announced its intention to become a net-zero carbon organization by 2030, as part of its continued focus on delivering growth in a sustainable way and providing climate solutions for member firms, clients and society.  To underpin this goal, the global organization has signed up to a series of new…

KPMG reelected William B. Thomas for a second term as Global Chairman & CEO

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The FINANCIAL — KPMG International today announced that William (Bill) B. Thomas has been unanimously reelected to serve a second term as Global Chairman & CEO of KPMG. Following a decision by the Global Board, one year ahead of schedule, to extend Bill’s term, his current tenure will now extend to September 30th, 2025, providing…

Five $1 billion+ mega-deals prop up total VC investment value, which dropped from Q4’19 high.

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Americas and Europe lead, but VC deal volume plummets 27% in Q1'20 to new low not seen since Q3'13 as Asia experiences sharp decline.…