He has significant experience in transactional and general corporate tax matters in both the bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy settings.
Mr. Howe brings experience in private equity, corporate tax and accounting, tax planning and tax controversy matters. His background also includes advising financial and strategic investors on tax aspects associated with mergers and acquisitions and other transactional related matters such as leveraged buyouts, reorganizations, spin-offs, cross-border financing and cash repatriation.
He has a deep understanding of tax matters pertaining to troubled companies, bankruptcy reorganizations, workouts and restructurings. Mr. Howe has advised a significant number of public and private “loss” companies (both pre- and post-bankruptcy) on the viability of their tax attributes including Section 382, the effect of debt discharge income and the application of the consolidated return rules.
Before joining A&M, he was a senior manager with the transaction advisory services practice of Ernst & Young. He also held roles with Deloitte & Touche and Arthur Andersen.
Mr. Howe earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northeastern University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.