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Worldwide revenues for KPMG grew by just 11% to $13.5bn (#9bn) for the year ended 30 September 2000, the Big Five firm has reported. KPMG chairman Stephen Butler said the firm had produced ‘record results and profitability’ for the year. The Americas region grew by 16% to $6.6bn, Asia Pacific increased by 20% to $1.2bn, and the Europe, Middle East and Africa region reported a 4% growth rate to $5.7bn.

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