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Kris Beighton Cayman

Kris Beighton

Partner, Head of Advisory

KPMG in the Cayman Islands

Kris joined KPMG Cayman in 1999 and was admitted to the partnership in 2006. He oversees the Management Consulting, Risk Consulting & Deal Advisory practices for KPMG in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands.

Kris has over fifteen years’ experience providing expertise in Voluntary and Compulsory Liquidations in the UK, US, Hong Kong, PRC, BVI and the Cayman Islands.

His role includes Administrations and Receiverships across hedge funds, mutual funds, energy companies, banking, insurance and textiles, amongst others. His experience includes Cross Border Cayman Islands Proceedings with Chapter 11 and 15 aspects; BVI and Cayman Islands Voluntary and Compulsory Liquidations, and UK Administrations, Receiverships and liquidations.

In addition to the above, Kris has been involved in the liquidations of various hedge funds and other financial services entities.

Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from The Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Kris is an FCA and a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals

  • UK Licensed Insolvency Practioner

  • Qualified to act as a Cayman Islands Insolvency Practioner

  • Member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants (CISPA)

  • Member of Insol & ABI

Speaking engagements
  • Kris served as a guest speaker at the 2013’s RISA presentation on US Federal Bankruptcy and Cayman Islands Insolvencies.

  • Kris also chaired a panel on Chapter 15 at the European Insol Conference in Barcelona.

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