Taxand, a global organisation of tax advisors to multinational businesses, has appointed Ian Fleming, a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal Taxand UK, as Taxand’s global transaction tax service line leader.
Fleming brings 17 years’ experience in corporate and international tax advisory to the role, with particular expertise in transaction tax and mergers and acquisitions for private equity firms. He will lead Taxand’s team of transaction tax experts across the organisation’s 50 countries to further develop client relationships and enhance the sharing of collective knowledge to continue providing high quality tax advice for Taxand clients.
Fleming has vast experience in advising large and mid-market private equity firms on acquisitions and disposals and has led a raft of international due diligence projects from both sell and buy-side perspectives. He also advises portfolio groups on their post-acquisition strategy, helping them improve their tax profile and prepare for exit or refinancing.
He also brings experience in structuring transactions’ tax efficiency to maximise returns to investors on specific cases, including multi-jurisdictional acquisition structures, US entities’ investments in Europe, European entities’ investments in the US and has also advised on multiple distressed debt acquisition structures.
Prior to joining Taxand, Fleming was with the private equity tax group of KPMG. He also has experience client-side as head of tax at a FTSE company. While in this role, he was responsible for improving tax processes and managing all tax aspects of their acquisitions and restructuring.
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