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June 13, 2018

New York, NY  – Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC (A&M Taxand), an affiliate of leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), announces the addition of Senior Directors Jon de Jong and Louis Mancini. These appointments strengthen the firm’s ability to advise businesses on global tax matters as they relate to business acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and strategic and private equity investments.

 “Conducting in-depth tax due diligence is an integral part of the transaction advisory process for our clients,” comments Ernesto Perez, Global Practice Leader of A&M Taxand and the firm’s Global Transaction Tax Advisory Practice. “The expansion of our Global Transaction Tax Advisory team will help us to continue to meet and exceed our clients’ tax planning needs for both domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and other complex transactions.”

Mr. de Jong joins as a Senior Director with A&M Taxand in Denver. With over 20 years of experience advising one of the nation’s largest closely-held corporations and its affiliates, Mr. de Jong focuses on global M&A tax advisory with respect to both strategic and private equity investments.

Mr. de Jong brings to each engagement the unique perspective of a professional who has led the in-house M&A tax function of a company regularly involved in transactions ranging from $10 million to more than $20 billion. By teaming with his clients’ worldwide tax, legal, finance and accounting resources, he develops and helps implement risk-appropriate strategies that optimize results for all stakeholders in acquisitions, post-acquisition integrations, operations and divestitures.

 Mr. Mancini joins as a Senior Director with A&M’s Global Transaction Tax Advisory practice in New York. With more than 13 years of transaction tax experience, Mr. Mancini advises businesses on various state and local tax matters related to business acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations. He focuses on tax due diligence, deal structuring, cash tax modelling and the integration of acquired businesses for state tax efficiencies.

Before joining A&M, Mr. Mancini was a Director in the mergers and acquisitions tax practice at PwC in New York, where he provided strategic tax counsel to private equity and corporate clients.

 “Mr. de Jong and Mr. Mancini have decades of experience consulting on transaction tax issues, including identifying tax risks and developing tax efficient acquisition strategies, as well as in tax compliance and post-acquisition planning,” adds Adam Benson, Managing Director with the Transaction Tax Advisory practice of A&M Taxand in New York. “These two new professionals will serve as valuable members of the A&M team, advising on client transactions and investments across a variety of industries.”

A&M Taxand also welcomes to the Global Transaction Tax team Senior Associates Jeremy Archibald, Yuval Ruppin, Alex Wall and Matthew Zanedis, as well as Associates Sanup Desai, Katherine Goo, Loretta Tracy, Maria Podova, Sami Waseem and Max Weiss.

About Alvarez & Marsal

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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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