james loewen

James Loewen

Partner, Audit, National Asset Management Lead, National Director, Investment Management and Funds Practice

KPMG in Canada

James Loewen is a Partner and the National Sector Lead for Asset Management. He specializes in Financial Statement Auditing, US GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Securities Offerings. James has been with KPMG for over 20 years, all of which have been spent within the financial services practice and specifically focused on asset management. His clients include a number of asset managers and all type of investment funds, including private equity and hedge funds both domestic and off-shore. James is the former Chair of the IFIC Accounting Advisory Working Group and is a member of a CICA task force examining financial reporting by Canadian investment funds.

Areas of expertise
Alternative Investments Financial Services Investment Management Private Equity Venture Capital Funds Wealth Asset Management
Education and qualifications
  • B.Comm., Lakehead University

  • CPA, CA

  • CMA, Society of Management Accountants

  • Financial Statement Auditing


  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Community Involvement
  • Former Chair, Investment Funds Institute of Canada Accounting Advisory Committee

  • Member, CICA Study Group on Financial Reporting by Investment Funds

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