KPMG International is a global network of professional firms providing audit, tax, and advisory services. We operate in 152 countries and have more than 140,000 professionals, including 8,000 partners, working in member firms around the world. Our purpose is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the capital markets. Our member firms aim to provide clients with a globally consistent set of multidisciplinary financial and accounting services based on deep industry knowledge. KPMG LLP, the United States member firm of KPMG International, traces its origins back to 1897 and since 1994 has been a limited liability partnership registered in the state of Delaware. With more than 24,000 professionals in 90 offices, including more than 1,700 partners, KPMG is a leader among professional services firms.