Damiano Peluso

Partner, National Automotive Sector Leader

KPMG in Canada

Damiano is an M&A professional with over 25 years of experience working in professional services. He has experience delivering on both buy-side and sell-side due diligence engagements, as well as corporate finance, strategy, and restructuring engagements. He advises public and private companies, early-stage ventures, investment dealers, private equity and venture capital funds that operate in a variety of industries including automotive, TMT, industrial manufacturing, pharmaceutical and healthcare. He has been involved in a wide range of Canadian, cross-border and international projects. In addition to being a well-known member of Canada’s M&A community, Damiano also specializes in servicing Enterprise clients.

  • Automotive
  • Enterprise
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Life Sciences
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Transactions
  • BA, Honors, Business Administration – York University

  • Chartered Professional Accountant

  • Damiano is a member of several associations including Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA), and Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). He regularly speaks and is interviewed to discuss topics in the Canadian Automotive Industry.

  • Damiano has recently come off a 4 year Board term at Villanova College, a private school in the GTA, where he served as Treasurer and Finance Director.