KPMG Corporate Finance LLC's Joseph Schneider Wins 40 Under 40 Award From The M&A Advisor

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| Source: KPMG LLP

CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KPMG Corporate Finance LLC ("KPMG CF") is pleased to announce that Director Joseph Schneider has been named a winner of The M&A Advisor's "40 Under 40 Recognition Awards" in the Dealmaker category. Schneider was selected from a pool of international nominees for his accomplishments and knowledge, and was recognized on June 24 at The M&A Advisor's Awards Gala in Manhattan.

"Joe's commitment to his clients, team, and work outside our organization model the qualities we encourage and value, and I am proud that he has been recognized for his successes," said Phil Isom, head of KPMG Corporate Finance LLC. "Joe is a leading example of KPMG's distinguished professionals and he is deserving of this award."

Based in Chicago, Schneider has advised numerous clients in the insurance and broader financial services space on multiple M&A and strategic issues. He has served as a buy- and sell-side advisor, worked on fairness opinions, and raised capital for small, privately held businesses, mid-market organizations, and large, publicly-traded companies.

Prior to joining KPMG CF, Schneider spent several years working for U.S. and internationally based non-profits. He is bilingual in Spanish, and holds a B.B. degree in finance and Spanish from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. He serves as a mentor within the firm and is an M.B.A. course instructor at Dominican University.

"I am honored to have been chosen for this award," said Schneider. "I give credit for much of what I have achieved to the colleagues on my team, mentors and the professional opportunities offered by KPMG."

The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this event to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders.

About KPMG Corporate Finance LLC

The platform of global Corporate Finance practices of KPMG International's network of independent member firms (KPMG Corporate Finance) have been ranked collectively as a top global mid-market advisor based on total deal volume announced in 2013, according to Thomson Reuters SDC. KPMG Corporate Finance firms operate in 155 countries with over 2,600 professionals who are able to meet the needs of clients across the globe.

KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, is a Delaware limited liability company, is a member of FINRA and SIPC and is registered as a broker dealer with the SEC. KPMG Corporate Finance LLC is a subsidiary of KPMG LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership and the U.S. member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity. For more information please visit www.kpmgcorporatefinance.com.

About KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com/us), is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's member firms have 155,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners, in 155 countries.

Jamie Bredehoft
KPMG LLP
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