John Cho

National leader, Deal Advisory; Global Institutional Investors Group Lead

KPMG in Canada

John is the Global Institutional Investors Group Lead and the Head of Deal Advisory for Canada. He advises the pension plan and private equity community on domestic and cross-border transactions. He has also served as the Canadian leader for the Transaction Services practice. John is currently a member of KPMG Canada’s Board of Directors. John’s focus industries also include retail, software, media, manufacturing, gaming, healthcare and seniors’ housing. Prior to joining KPMG, John worked in a corporate development role at a software publisher where he assisted on acquisition activities. His experience also includes the mergers and acquisitions group of a corporate finance dealer, where he advised companies on acquisition and divestiture mandates.

Areas of expertise

Financial Services     Food     Drink and Consumer Goods     Government and Public Sector     Healthcare   Industrial Manufacturing     Insurance     Investment Management     Media     Pension Funds     Private Equity    Asset Management

  • Financial Services
  • Food, Drink and Consumer Goods
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Investment Management
  • Media
  • Pension Funds
  • Private Equity
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Toronto

  • CPA, CA, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

  • Board member, Bay Street Hoops

  • Member, Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA)

  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth