Syed Adnan Rizvi

Partner - Head of Advisory

KPMG in Pakistan

Adnan is the Head of Advisory at KPMG in Pakistan and Head of Deal Advisory for KPMG Middle East South Asia region.

He is a Chartered Accountant having over 20 years of post-qualification experience including 2 years at KPMG London office. He has been with KPMG throughout his professional career spanning almost 25 years during which he has carried out various audits and advisory engagements both in Pakistan and in the UK. He has led various high profile M&A advisory engagements for local and multinational clients covering the areas of transaction structuring, due diligence, valuation and feasibility.

He is recognized as one of the leading professional in the Mergers & Acquisitions market of Pakistan. He is the pioneer of the M&A Conference in Pakistan where KPMG is the Knowledge Partner and three editions have been organized to date. The conference covers all the major transactions and is attended by top M&A practitioners as well as industry leaders. According to a leading professional, the M&A Conference has become a signature event of the corporate calendar of Pakistan. 

He has attended various international trainings & conferences as well as a summer course on Finance at the London School of Economics. He is a regular speaker in conferences & seminars. 

Outside of work Adnan is very active in the social circle of Karachi and is particularly keen on music & poetry. He has been instrumental in organizing large scale literary gatherings in Karachi.

  • Audit
  • Deal Advisory
  • Deal execution
  • Deal strategy
  • Emerging markets
  • Evaluation
  • Financial Restructuring
  • High Growth Markets
  • Sell
  • Value realization
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  • Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan

  • Member Corporate Finance Faculty of Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales