Dario Maria is a Partner of KPMG Corporate Finance in Italy, and he brings with him 17 years of experience in financial advisory services. Prior to joining KPMG, Dario Maria has covered important roles within several mid-sized Italian banks and, before that, he has worked for many years in the advisory space within another Big 4. He has led the first NPLs transaction in Italy to benefit from ‘Garanzia sulla cartolarizzazione delle sofferenze – GACS’ and realized several securitizations as originator as well as financial advisor. In addition, Dario Maria has been Professor of Banking and Risk Management and board member of some Italian banks. Dario Maria has an extensive experience in assisting financial institutions in M&A transactions and securitization processes, gaining a deep knowledge of performing and non-performing loans portfolios analysis, pricing methodologies for debt and equity instruments, financial planning and budgeting, asset and liability management.