I have been a proud board member of the Miami Finance Forum for a number of years now. Working on the board alongside highly respected executives from the local business community, together with an outstanding Executive Director in Elena Djakonova, the organization has grown and established itself as the premier organization for networking and showcasing the movers and shakers in finance in South Florida. MFF is brilliant at bringing businesses together, producing yielding connections and provoking discussion about the industries driving our economy.
Jean-Pierre Trouillot, a partner in the Miami office of KPMG’s Transaction Services practice, has been with KPMG since 1991. He was named a partner in 2005.
Jean-Pierre specializes in mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and financial strategic consulting assignments, including a significant number of cross-border transactions in Latin America. He has also worked in KPMG’s New York office.
Jean-Pierre has provided merger and acquisition services to numerous buyout sponsors, lenders, venture capitalists, and other domestic and international clients of KPMG as they pursued acquisition targets and evaluated investment opportunities. He has served such financial buyers as Bank of America, Bayside Capital, Citicorp Venture Capital, ComVest Group, Darby Overseas Investments, Riverwood Capital Partners and Sun Capital Partners.
Jean-Pierre’s corporate clients in international transaction services have included the American Red Cross, AOL Time Warner, AP Moeller, Avnet, Cargill, Citrix Systems, General Electric, G4S, Hershey’s, Kimberly-Clark, Royal Dutch Shell, Ryder Systems, Sherwin-Williams, Syngenta and Viacom. He has extensive experience working with such countries as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, England, France, Israel, Mexico and Venezuela.
His industry experience includes merchandising and consumer products, food and packaged goods, telecommunications, chemicals, energy and pharmaceuticals.
Jean-Pierre has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from New York University and a master’s in business administration (MBA) from Columbia University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Jean-Pierre has developed and taught numerous KPMG local and national training seminars and has lectured on merger and acquisition matters under the auspices of the Cornell University Johnson School of Business and the KPMG Executive Education Program. He also has provided presentations at the Economist Latin America Private Equity Conference and the Latin America Investor Summit. He collaborated on a chapter in International M&A, Joint Ventures & Beyond, which was published in 1997.