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Kim Thi Tran

Kim Thi Tran

Kim is a Senior Director with over eight years of advisory experience in capital markets transactions, such as IPOs, M&A, complex technical accounting, and operational finance and accounting.

Since joining Accordion, Kim has partnered with management of private equity-backed companies as well as private equity sponsors to execute transactions ranging from IPOs and carve-outs to large-scale corporate transformations. Kim has also assisted clients in implementing best-in-class finance and accounting functions and improving accounting processes and procedures to achieve operational and reporting efficiencies.

Kim joined Accordion from Alvarez & Marsal, where she was a manager in the Transaction Advisory Group. There, she specialized in providing clients across industries with advice and support on IPO readiness, SEC registration, and complex financial reporting and technical accounting matters related to capital market transactions.

Prior to joining A&M, Kim worked with PwC’s deals practice for three years, focusing on capital markets and accounting advisory. Before the deals practice, Kim was part of PwC’s advisory practice providing management consulting services to federal and commercial clients.

Kim has worked with private equity and corporate clients on capital market transactions such as IPOs, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. She has advised clients on the IPO and SEC registration processes, along with complex technical accounting issues. Kim’s technical accounting experience includes the assessment and application of complex accounting areas such as equity, derivatives, and consolidation. She has also spent substantial time assisting public and non-public clients across industries with financial reporting matters and the financial statement process.

Kim graduated with honors from the University of Richmond with a B.S. in Business Administration (concentrations in finance and accounting) and a B.A. in Latin American and Iberian studies.

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein

Something You Should Know

  • Avid traveler: developed a love for travel and culture through living on four continents and speaking three languages growing up


  • Executed the IPO of the real estate fund of one of the largest private equity firms
  • Managed the carve-out of a telecom conglomerate’s multi-billion-dollar cable business
  • Performed purchase accounting for a large private equity firm’s multi-billion-dollar acquisitions of various real estate developments in Manhattan