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Aug 22 2012 | 9:21am ET
Tax, audit and advisory firm KPMG has expanded its alternative investment funds team with the addition of five new members.
Ted Carreiro joined KPMG in June as a federal tax partner in the alternative investment funds practice in Boston. Carreiro has over 18 years of investment management industry experience and is a former managing director at State Street Bank and Trust’s AIF group.
Laura Thompson joined KPMG from Bain Capital as a managing director in the international tax practice. Based in Boston, she will focus on the financial services industry.
Angela Yu joined KPMG as a partner for KPMG’s U.S. real estate tax practice in the New York office. Prior to her current role, she was an international tax partner with KPMG’s Washington national tax practice and Vancouver U.S. tax planning practice.
Michael T. Richards, with more than 22 years of professional finance and mergers & acquisition experience, has joined as a partner to lead KPMG’s transaction services practice on the West Coast, focused on private equity clients. He comes to KPMG from another Big 4 firm.
Phillip W. DeSalvo, a senior manager for tax, has experience working with leading private equity investment firms and their portfolio companies in connection with all aspects of transaction investigation, structuring, execution, post-closing integration and other matters.
“KPMG is committed to becoming the market leader in serving the alternative investments industry and our latest additions to the team demonstrate our goal to have the broadest set of skills and in-depth knowledge of the most important regulatory and business issues facing the industry,” said Al Fichera, national partner in charge, alternative investments-audit, in a statement.
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