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KPMG recruits new head of asset management valuation team

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KPMG has announced the appointment of James Dimech DeBono as an associate partner in its financial risk management practice, where he will lead the firm’s asset management valuation team.

He will be responsible for setting up a team to focus on supporting investment managers, funds and other financial institutions in the preparation of valuations of their portfolios – particularly in the analysis and valuation of “hard-to-value” and illiquid securities.

DeBono trained as an accountant and has 19 years advisory experience – including 11 years at Ernst & Young in London and New York. He joins KPMG from Duff &