Phil Isom Joins KPMG to Lead U.S. Corporate Finance Group

Mar 03, 2011, 11:09 ET from KPMG LLP

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, announced that Philip Isom has joined the firm as a principal and leader of its U.S. Corporate Finance (CF) group, an independent middle market investment bank.

"As we continue to expand our services in the transactions and restructuring areas, we are excited to have someone with Phil's experience and relationships to lead these efforts," said Dan Tiemann, Americas leader of KPMG LLP's Transactions & Restructuring group.

"Phil strengthens our position as a leading adviser to companies as they consider their M&A and restructuring options, which is timely given the resurgence of the M&A market," he said.

In his new role as KPMG's CF leader, Isom will provide direction for KPMG's US CF team, and will be responsible for managing overall client delivery as well as business, product and organizational development. He will be based in Chicago.

Isom is a senior finance executive with a strong combination of investment banking, debt advisory, turnaround and operational experience.  Most recently, he launched and served as the U.S. practice leader of another Big Four accounting firm's capital advisory group. Previously, he was also co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Monroe Capital.

He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from The University of Dayton, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Loyola University.

About KPMG Corporate Finance LLC

KPMG Corporate Finance LLC provides a broad range of investment banking and advisory services, including advising on mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestitures, buyouts, financings, debt restructurings, equity recapitalizations, and infrastructure project finance. KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, is a member of FINRA and SIPC and is registered as a broker dealer with the SEC. KPMG Corporate Finance LLC is a subsidiary of KPMG LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership and the U.S. member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity.


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