David King

Partner - Deal Advisory

KPMG in New Zealand

As a Partner in the Deal Advisory team David acts to achieve great outcomes for his clients when they are undergoing transactions or financial distress. His approach to each engagement is to be results driven, objective, friendly and fair. He places a strong emphasis on client service and understanding people’s needs, and is very proud of the positive feedback received over the years.

While David can assist in most aspects of a transaction, areas that he predominantly focuses on include:

  • Financial due diligence; understanding the numbers and bringing a commercial approach.
  • Independent business reviews on behalf of both lenders and business owners, as well as developing and working through turnaround plans.
  • Negotiating the financial aspects of sale and purchase agreements for both buyers and sellers (including completion mechanisms, working capital/asset targets etc).

His experience spans a range of sectors, predominantly in New Zealand, and he has worked with a number of leading trade and private equity clients.

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  • Post Graduate Certificate - Commercial Law - University of Auckland

  • BA (Hons), Accounting and Finance - University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

  • Chartered Accountant - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales