Richard Hanley is the Principal-in-Charge of KPMG’s Bay Area and Pacific Northwest Advisory practice. Richard is also KPMG Transaction Services’ National Sector leader for Electronics, Software and Services. Richard has been with KPMG for over twenty years and has been based in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York and London offices. Richard is responsible for providing advice on domestic and cross border mergers, acquisitions and disposals. He has led assignments in the U.S., Asia and Europe and internal due diligence assignments for KPMG. He was previously head of KPMG’s cross border M&A program. Richard has led due diligence assignments for leading corporates, private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds. Richard’s focus includes pre acquisition due diligence, including evaluation of financial, accounting, tax and commercial aspects of potential acquisition targets and assistance with purchase agreements. He also assists with post acquisition services including closing accounts and purchase price adjustments, purchase agreement support and merger integration. Richard also assists organizations in disposal and carve-out situations.
Richard has an Economics degree specializing in Accounting and Business Finance from Manchester University in England, and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.