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July 30, 2015
A&M Expands Tax Advisory Capabilities in the Midwestern U.S.

Chicago, IL – Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC is expanding its presence in the Midwestern United States with the addition of tax advisory veteran Daniel F. Rahill, who joins as a Managing Director. Based in Chicago, Mr. Rahill will continue building the firm’s tax practice in the city and region while serving multinational clients seeking world-class tax advisory services.

With more than 30 years of dedicated experience, Mr. Rahill brings a wealth of knowledge in business process redesign, business development, strategic planning, and financial modeling and budgeting across a variety of industries and entities. His expertise includes tax advisory, structuring and compliance services; tax outsourcing services; negotiation and transaction management in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; tax provision and accounting services for multinational entities; and personal financial planning. His industry expertise spans consumer and industrial products, alternative investment funds, professional services and family offices.

“With little certainty on the future of U.S. and global tax policies, multinationals continue to face challenges designing and implementing tax planning strategies,” said Ernesto Perez, Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Taxand and global practice leader of the firm's tax practice. “Dan’s expertise, combined with the robust resources available through A&M and A&M Taxand, represent the very best in seamless, integrated tax advisory services, which play a tremendous role helping clients achieve their goals.”

Previously, Mr. Rahill was a Partner with KPMG, LLP for 21 years, where he served as Partner-in-Charge, Tax, Chicago Metro Business Unit, trustee of the KPMG Foundation, and Global Lead Partner on many of KPMG’s most prestigious accounts. Before joining Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, he was Partner-in-Charge of Tax Services at FGMK, working with closely held public and individual clients.

He serves on the Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors as its Immediate Past Chairman, as well as the Chair of the Illinois CPA Society Endowment Fund.  In addition to the Illinois CPA Society Board, Mr. Rahill is involved in numerous professional and civic organizations, including: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Illinois Representative, AICPA Council; University of Notre Dame, Advisory Board, Department of Accountancy; University of Illinois, Advisory Board, Department of Accountancy; The Economic Club of Chicago, Chairman, Membership Committee for Accountants and Consultants; and Metropolitan Family Services of Chicago, Vice Chair, Finance Committee.

Mr. Rahill holds a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and J.D. and LL.M degrees from DePaul University Law School. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.

NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.

About Alvarez & Marsal Taxand

Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC, an affiliate of Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a leading global professional services firm, is an independent tax group made up of experienced tax professionals dedicated to providing customized tax advice to clients and investors across a broad range of industries. Its professionals extend A&M’s commitment to offering clients a choice in advisors who are free from audit-based conflicts of interest, and bring an unyielding commitment to delivering responsive client service. A&M Taxand has offices in major metropolitan markets throughout the U.S., and serves the U.K. from its base in London.

Alvarez & Marsal Taxand is a founder of Taxand, the world’s largest independent tax organization, which provides high-quality, integrated tax advice worldwide. Taxand professionals, including almost 400 partners and more than 2,000 advisors in nearly 50 countries, grasp both the fine points of tax and the broader strategic implications, helping you mitigate risk, manage your tax burden and drive the performance of your business.

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