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Helping Technology sector companies optimize global growth and manage risk


Today’s software or software-as-a-service, IT services, hardware and electronics companies face common hurdles characterized by rapid innovation, expanding global operations and business models in constant transformation. These challenges are compounded by innovation in the cloud, mobile and social collaboration technologies which continue to create new market opportunities but also challenges for established industry participants.

Aditya Maheshwari

Brendan G. Maher

Brendan G. Maher

National Industry Leader, Technology, Media and Telecommunications


Technology clients work with KPMG to help achieve a range of objectives including:


  • Growing their revenue, minimizing expenses and optimizing operations.
  • Leveraging smart tax strategies, tax credits and R&D incentives.
  • Minimizing financial risk, accounting risk and operational risk to drive business performance.
  • Building appropriate tax, accounting and compliance systems for international, cross-border operations.
  • Conducting sophisticated transactions including acquisitions, exits, mergers and restructurings.
  • Implement effective platforms to secure information, enhance compliance and reduce risk.


At KPMG, we understand the issues affecting global technology providers. Our professionals bring extensive industry knowledge and deep technical expertise as the advisors of choice to some of Canada’s most well regarded companies and the worlds’ most celebrated technology brands.


How KPMG can help:


  • Audit and tax services across the growth lifecycle for both public and private companies
  • Tax and compliance services for local and international operations and transactions.
  • SR&ED (Scientific Research & Experimental Development), Digital Tax Credits and incentives claims and strategy.
  • Corporate finance and due diligence services for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs and restructurings.
  • Management Consulting services for operational and human resource
  • Risk consulting, IT advisory, Cybersecurity and Forensic services.

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2015 Tech Industry Outlook

This survey identifies key trends including geographic expansion plans, emerging technology revenue streams, investment priorities, and risks to company growth. Canadian technology leaders can gain insight from the view points and international perspectives of their US peers that contributed to this survey.