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KPMG appoints new UK Head of Deal Advisory TMT

KPMG appoints new UK Head of Deal Advisory TMT

KPMG has appointed Alfonso Marone as UK Head of Deal Advisory for the Technology, Media & Telecoms sector, after almost three years as a partner with the firm.

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Since joining the KPMG partnership in 2018, Alfonso has led strategy and deal advisory engagements in technology-enabled services, B2B information and media for a variety of corporate and private equity clients.

Alfonso has 25 years of international experience in deals and value creation and prior to joining the firm, held corporate executive and strategic advisory leadership roles across Fortune 50, FTSE 250 and blue-chip Private Equity houses, including NBCUniversal, Euromoney Institutional Investor, Spectrum Strategy Consultants and O2.

In his expanded role, Alfonso will lead an experienced team of 15 Partners and Directors and over 100 practitioners exclusively focused on the TMT industries. He is tasked with further building relationships with investors, boards and shareholders and supporting them across the entire ownership cycle, in the UK and globally, in partnership with other KPMG firms worldwide.

Alfonso Marone, Partner and UK Head of TMT Deal Advisory at KPMG, said:

“TMT is likely to emerge as a key area of private equity investment and M&A activity post-COVID-19 so this is an exciting time to lead a dedicated and talented team advising the TMT investment community in its ambitions to buy, sell, fund and transform businesses.

“I look forward to taking high-quality, integrated deal advisory solutions to our clients, while helping them to create maximum value in their investment decisions.”

Commenting on his appointment: Liz Claydon, Head of Deal Advisory at KPMG UK, said:

“We’re privileged to have Alfonso’s breadth of expertise supporting clients at a time where opportunities for the TMT market are above and beyond what many could have predicted a year ago. He will be an absolute asset in strengthening the success of the existing team.”

The TMT sector team is one branch of KPMG’s Deal Advisory offering, advising on all aspects of transaction planning, execution and integration and working as architects of value creation across the entire ownership cycle of a business, from pre-deal to exit. The team leverages sector focus and state-of-the-art data and analytics solutions to bring unique insights to professional investors at deal speed.

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