Sam Birchall

Associate Director, Early Options, Restructuring

KPMG in the UK

Sam is based in KPMG’s London office and leads the central Early Options (Accelerated mergers & acquisitions (M&A)) team. 

Sam specialises in advising boards and other stakeholders in special situations, particularly in the UK mid-market. He helps clients explore the available sale, refinance and restructuring options to help them decide on the most appropriate route forward, as part of a structured process. 

In addition, Sam supports KPMG’s Head of early options (Accelerated M&A) and has responsibility for service development, building relationships with our investor network and supporting regional deal teams. 

Sam has worked across a diverse range of sectors with significant experience in: retail, manufacturing, construction, hospitality and leisure, financial and business services.

  • BSc (Hons), University of Warwick

  • Chartered Accountant - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

  • Accelerated Merger and Acquisitions M&A (Early Options)

  • Turnaround

  • Restructuring